Jasper is a beautiful stone that comes in different colors including red, green, brown, and yellow. Each color is believed to have its own healing and magical properties and has been used for such purposes since ancient times.
History and Jasper
Ancient Egyptians believed that wearing jasper would increase sexual energy and aid fertility. Native Americans thought jasper had both magical and healing properties and used the stone to connect to the spirits.
Jasper is also mentioned in the Bible, which states that the gem is one of the sacred stones that formed Jerusalem.
Healing and Magical Properties of Jasper
Each stone is said to have protective energy, protecting you from evil forces, people who wish you harm, or even yourself.
It is believed that the powers of the stone are released slowly and it should be worn over a long period of time for maximum benefits.
Allegedly, if the stone is being used for healing purposes, it should be worn on the skin near the ailment.
Red jasper has been known as “the warrior stone”, instilling courage, strength, and loyalty while facilitating justice.
Some believe it offers protection and prevention of injuries by reflecting negativity back to its source.
The stone is also supposed to help one feel more stable and grounded and may help with dream recollection.
Healing properties associated with red jasper are better blood circulation, a healthy heart and liver, and increased physical energy, fertility, and sexuality.
Similar to red jasper, this stone may enhance balance and stability. It may also improve immunity and heal environmental illnesses.
Green jasper is believed to open the mind to the emotional states of others and offer protection from deception.
Historically, people have also used this stone to encourage rain in times of drought or when the need arose to wash away pollution.
A variety of healing characteristics are linked to green jasper. Supposedly, it prevents bad health, enables better absorption of nutrients, and helps to heal digestive issues, sleep issues, viral infections, and respiratory problems.
Promoting confidence and aiding communication are associated with yellow jasper. Many people throughout history have used this stone to assist and protect them while they traveled. It may also reveal inner intuition.
Yellow like the sun, this color of jasper is said to share the sun’s healing properties. It may help with skin problems, the endocrine glands, and the nervous system, leading to the reduction of anxiety.
Ocean jasper is a rare form of the stone, only found by the coast in Madagascar. Some believe that its close proximity to the ocean give the stone its magical properties.
This soothing stone is associated with emotions, and may help to express love and patience, aid cooperation, and dispel negative feelings. It’s also believed to protect from evil spirits.
Healing properties include toxin removal and help with the digestive system.
Fancy jasper comes in all different colors, including red, brown, green, and yellow.
Mentally, it is said to relieve stress, balance energies, aid in concentration, protect from psychic attacks, and prevent procrastination.
It may also stimulate creativity and self discipline while encouraging rational thinking.
Physically, this stone is thought to rid the blood of toxins and offer protection from pollution and radiation.*Disclaimer: This article is meant to serve only as an illustration of opinions and practices and should not be considered an endorsement of any kind. Any beliefs described here may not necessarily be true. No portion of the text above should be considered a source of medical advice.