Energy: Receptive Astrological signs of: Sagittarius, Pisces and Scorpio
Planet: Venus, Neptune Vibrates to the number: 1
Element: Earth

Powers: Money, Protection, courage, love, luck, friendship, healing


As an all-around healing stone, turquoise energy benefits the whole body. A powerful immune system booster, it is said to improve communication among all systems of the body and is of particular use as a treatment for depression.

Also associated by some sources with an ability to remove toxins, turquoise is a good tonic stone. Crystal healers recommend it especially for detoxification of alcohol, poison, pollution, or radiation in the body. Its calming and grounding influence is also used in treatment of high blood pressure, asthma, infections, and dental problems. Because it shares many healing properties with other copper-based crystals, it's a good idea to use turquoise as preventive medicine or in those instances when, indeed, the proverbial ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

ATTRIBUTES: Turquoise is a most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is a protective stone and has been used for amulets since time immemorial. It is believed to change color to warn of danger of infidelity. Turquoise promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. Placed on the third eye*, it enhances intuition and meditation. On the throat chakra*, it releases old vows, inhibitions, and prohibitions, and allows the soul to express itself once more. It explores past lives and shows how the creation of your "fate" is ongoing and depends on what you do at each moment.

Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and clears electromagnetic smog*, providing protection against pollutants in the environment. It balances and aligns all the chakras with the subtle bodies and attunes the physical level to the spiritual. In traditional thought, Turquoise unites the earth and the sky, bringing together male and female energies.This stone is empathetic and balancing. A promoter of self-realization, it assists creative problem-solving and calms the nerves when speaking in public.

Psychologically, Turquoise is a strengthening stone. It dissolves a martyred attitude or self-sabotage.

Mentally, Turquoise instills inner calm while remaining alert, and aids creative expression.

Emotionally, Turquoise stabilizes mood swings and brings inner calm. It stimulates romantic love.

Physically, Turquoise is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks. One of its protective functions is against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere.

HEALING: Turquoise strengthens the meridians of the body and the subtle energy fields. It enhances the physical and psychic immune systems and regenerates tissue, supports the assimilation of nutrients, alleviates pollution and viral infections, and heals the whole body, especially the eyes, including cataracts. It reduces excess acidity and benefits gout, rheumatism, and the stomach. This stone is anti-inflammatory and detoxifying and alleviates cramps and pain.

POSITION: Anywhere but especially on the throat, third eye, and solar plexus. It makes an excellent elixir.

In addition to the generic properties, the following type has additional attributes:
Tibetan Turquoise is green and carries a slightly different vibration from the more vivid blue. It is especially useful for healing throat chakra blockages and suppressed self-expression back down the ancestral line until the source is cleared.