|Jade Photo from Wikipedia Commons|
Happy Tuesday everyone! This week we’re continuing our green theme of the month. Our gem of the week is one that has been a highly esteemed, and highly used, gem for thousands of years. This week we’re going to focus on the beautiful Jade. There are a wide variety colors that Jade can appear in including green, black, blue, brown, lavender, orange, purple, red, white, and yellow.
This gem has one of the most interesting histories of any stone. In ancient times in the British Isles, people used Jade to create axe heads, knives and weapons. Additionally, in Mexico, Central and South America people used Jade to create deity masks and ritual artifacts. Most interestingly, Jade has been highly valued fin China throughout its history and was popular for its beauty and powers of healing and protection.
Jade has been known to increase access the spiritual world, encourage creativity and dream-solve. Also, Jade is used as a protective talisman because it can assure long life and a peaceful death and is also a powerful healing gem. Jade can also help to balance nerves and can heal feelings of guilt. Additionally, this gem is a great cleansing stone and can help the body’s filtration. Jade has been used to treat kidneys, spleen and balance the fluids.
Additionally, Jade is a popular dream stone that can help release negative thoughts and irritability. Jade can also stabilize your personality and stimulate ideas. This gem can help to improve your ability to remember dreams. This gorgeous green gem is also used to provide confidence, self-reliance and self-sufficiency. Jade is associated with the Heart chakra and will aid in both emotional and physical well-being.
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-Best Intern AR