is an excellent blood cleanser & a powerful healer. believed to have mystical & magical properties, controlling the weather & conferring the ability to banish evil & negativity & to direct spiritual energies. heightens intuition & increases creativity. an excellent grounding & protecting stone. keeps out undesirable influences. it stimulates dreaming & is a powerful revitalizer. gives courages & teaches you how to avoid dangerous situations by strategic withdrawal & flexibility. encourages selflessness & idealism & aids the recognition that chaos precedes transformation. assists you acting in the present moment. calms the mind, dispels confusion & enhances the decision making process. can revitalize the mind if you are mentally exhausted. assists in adjusting to unaccustomed circumstances. helps in grounding the heart energy. reduces irritability, aggressiveness, & impatience. brings spirituality into everyday life. good for controlling & releasing a bad temper. an energy cleanser & immune stimulator for acute infections. revitalizes & reenergizes when the body & mind are exhausted, purifies blood, & detoxifies the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen & bladder. benefits blood rich organs, regulates & supports blood flow & aids in circulation. reduces the formation of pus & neutralizes over-acidification. helpful in cases of leukemia as it supports the blood & removes toxins. acient egyptians used it to shrink tumors. cleanses lower chakras & realigns their energy. good for the testicles & pancreas. helps with nerve damage, parkinson’s disease, senile dementia, & alzheimer’s disease.