Part of Crystal Healing
Aventurine are closely related to quartz crystals, and have have been found in Italy, Brazil, India, China, Tibet, Nepal and Russia. The name Aventurine comes from its quality of "aventurescence", which means the amount of reflective ability of the stone.
The most common colour of this crystal is the green, but the colour can vary between red and blue, with some of the lesser known colours being white, brown, peach, pink, orange, yellow and grey.
Aventurine is a stone that is associated with Good Luck and love.
It is said to have a positive effect on the thoughts, strengthening ones sense of self.
The Green variety of this stone is told to relieve anxiety and calm one’s emotions. It is said to have the ability to enhance the cheerfulness and sense of humour of the person carrying it.
Green Aventurine is said to draw opportunities, adventures and good luck in love.
This stone is believed to be a stone of prosperity. It is said to reinforce leadership qualities and decisiveness. Promote compassion and empathy, and encourage perseverance. Aventurine is also believed to relieve stammers and severe neuroses. Stabilises one’s state of mind, stimulates perception and enhance creativity. Aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities. Calm anger and irritation. Promote feelings of well-being.
Aventurine balances male-female energy. It encourages regeneration of the heart. Protects against environmental pollution.
Aventurine benefits the thymus gland and nervous system. It is believed to balance blood pressure, stimulate the metabolism, and lower cholesterol.
Aventurine has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes. It heals lungs, sinuses, heart, muscular and urogenital systems.
In addition to the generic healing properties of Aventurine, specific colours have additional attributes:
Blue Aventurine helps those with addictions to take responsibility for their problems. When used in meditation it is said to assist in overcoming addictions. Blue Aventurine clears old, stagnant energies, helping one to open up to inner growth and spiritual work. It also strengthens communication abilities, helping one to speak out when required and being true to yourself.
Green Aventurine is a comforter and heart healer. It neutralises all sources of electromagnetic pollution, blocking out emanations from computers, television and other electronic equipment. Green Aventurine settles nausea and dissolves negative emotions and thoughts.
It brings well-being and emotional calm. A good all-round healer.
Yellow Aventurine opens and balances the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras. It is especially helpful for those who are oversensitive or indecisive, aiding in overcoming any feelings of problems with power and control over your own life. It can help focus intentions for manifesting a sense of ease in being yourself, in addition to increasing levels of abundance and prosperity. Yellow Aventurine also enhances creativity.