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Turquoise Healing Properties
What is Turquoise?
Turquoise is a mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium. Turquoise is an 11th Anniversary gemstone.
What Turquoise Isn't!
Peruvian Turquoise is a name given to Chrysocolla in Peru because of its blue-green hues, similar to turquoise in appearance.
African Turquoise is the trade name for a Jasper that is mined in Africa. It has a colouration and matrix structure very similar to that of turquoise.
Chakras - Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra
Birthstone - December (Blue Turquoise)
Zodiac - Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Planet - Venus & Neptune
Element - Earth/Air/Fire
Numerical Vibration - Number 1
Typical colours - turquoise, blue, green, yellow-green
Healing with Turquoise
♥ Purification ♥ Serenity ♥ Protection ♥ Wisdom ♥ Balance ♥ Strength ♥ Friendship ♥ Love ♥ Positive thinking ♥ Sensitivity
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body. It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts. It neutralises over-acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.
Colour Healing with Turquoise
In addition to the generic healing properties of Turquoise, specific colours have additional attributes:
Yellow Turquoise is formed by the inclusion of iron.
Yellow Turquoise helps to connect with spirit and brings the energy of the sky down to earth.
Descriptions of the healing properties of gemstones are from the following sources:
- My own experiences and observations of gemstones;
- "Love is in the Earth : A Kaleidoscope of Crystals" by Melody (I highly recommend this book);
- "The Crystal Bible Volume 1: Godsfield Bibles: A Definitive Guide to Crystals" by Judy Hall (I highly recommend this book).