is centering & grounding stone. it brings physical & psychic protection. it is also an excellent stone for protection from negative energy, as it removes negativity & negative energy of any kind & transforms them to positive energy. works energetically to assist in prioritizing needs & wants, and brings wisdom to every day life. excellent for elevating moods, overcoming negative emotions, & relieving depression. relieves stress, fear, jealousy, anger & other negative emotions by transforming them into positive energies. it is a helpful stone for enhancing & encouraging courage & inner strength. very comforting & calming, & can be considered a stone of serenity. it can, therefore, be very helpful in relieving grief. in the psychic & spiritual realms, it centers one during meditation, & can provide a grounded link between the physical & higher selves, helping to uncover subconscious wisdom. using it during meditation enables you to reach higher states of consciousness. hold it at the root chakra/groin area or placed at the soles of the feet. good for physical expression & sexual energy. good for the legs, knees, ankles, hands & feet. helps with stammering.