Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Open your heart chakra with the healing power of rubies

Ruby Beaded Necklace

Prized as a precious gemstone by many, the ruby also helps heal and open the heart.
Rubies and the red rays they carry are believed to restore emotional fluidity by relaxing undesirable patterns and relieving emotional congestion.

The ruby is also associated with the sun, and has long been believed to preserve mental and physical health. In the middle ages, rubies were viewed as a stone of prophecy. Some believed that the ruby would darken when danger was near.  

A thirteenth century prescription to calm liver problems called for powdered ruby. In the 15th-16th Centuries, rubies were thought to counteract poison. When rubbed on the skin, they were also thought to restore youth and vitality.

Ruby Turtle Necklace
For thousands of years, Ruby was considered the stone of love, energy, passion, power, and a zest for life. Like no other gemstone in the world, the ruby is the symbol for powerful feelings. Another important element of the ruby in addition to fire is blood, with the ruby said to restore vital life forces and increase energy and vigor. The ruby is also known as the stone of courage, and legend holds that a person possessing a ruby can walk through life without fear of evil or misfortune. Ruby bracelets, anklets, necklaces and pendants are all beautiful representations of the ruby's beauty, strength and healing properties.

Rubies are thought to energize and balance and stimulate the heart chakra. They can also overcome exhaustion and ease hyperactivity. Rubies detoxify the body and blood, and treat fevers, diseases, and poor circulation. They are good for the heart and circulatory system and stimulate the adrenals, kidneys, reproductive organs and spleen.

With so many benefits for your heart chakra, physical and emotional well-being, rubies are a popular and beautiful healing choice.  

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