SOURCE: USA, China, Italy, Myanmar, Russia, Middle East
APPEARANCE: Translucent (Jadeite) or creamy (Nephrite), somewhat soapy feel.
PROPERTIES: Jade is a symbol of purtiy and serenity. Much prized in the East, it signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. Jade is associated with the heart chakra and increases love and nurturing. It is a protective stone, which keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. It is believed to attract good luck and friendship. Psychologically, Jade stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind with the body. It promotes self-sufficiency. Mentally, jade releases negative thoughts and soothes the mind. It stimulates ideas and makes tasks seem less complex so that they can be acted upon immediately. Emotionally, jade is a “dream stone”. Placed on the forehead, it brings insightful dreams. It aids emotional release, especially of irritablilty. Spiritually, Jade encourages you to become who you really are. It assists in recognizing yourself as a spiritual being on a human journey and awakens hidden knowledge. HEALING: physically, Jade is a cleasing stone, aiding the body’s filtration and elimination organs. It is the best stone for the kidneys and supra-adreanal glands, removes toxins, rebinds cellular and skeletal systems, and heals stitches. It assists fertility and childbirth. Jade balance the fluids within the body and the water-salt/acid-alkaline ratios. Place or wear as appropriate. The Chinese believe that holding Jade transfers its virtues into the body. Jadeite and Nephrite have the same healing properties but individual colors have specific attributes.