is known as a stone of optimisim. provides strong protection against evil eye, hexing & black magic. helps in overcoming procrastination & laziness & gives the impetus & the individual to take tasks to their logical conclusion. it helps in overcoming delay. it helps in overcoming symptoms of listlessness & mental depression. it gives energy, vigour & hope. imparts courage & helps in overcoming fear & nervousness. great for boosting self esteem. helps with anger issues & patience. it helps to cure sterility, calm the mind, stimulate intuition & facilitate emotional healing. believed to nourish the blood & strengthen the skeleton. evokes passion, romance & strength. it is a gemstone that symbolizes joy, prosperity, protection & abundance. wearing it aids in the ability to understand the purpose of things, while encouraging creativity.  good assistant in meditation & visualization, bringing zen, clarity & emotional balance. one of the best benefits is its miraculous effects of healing. it helps in eruptions of the face, boils, acne, skin ailments, it purifies the blood & guards & protects against cuts, wounds, bruises & injuries. this stone also stimulates tissue regeneration while nourishing blood cells. aids in the release of impurities from the muscular system, while treating disorders of the kidney, bladder & thyroid.