Crystal of the Month: Jasper
Jasper is a type of Chalcedony that is found in massive formations inside the Earth. It is known as the "supreme nurturer", teaching the value of service and Love for each other and the planet. Jasper has been known to be used by Shamans for protection. People wear her when traveling the world, creating new ideas, or at death for a safe journey back home. As a Yin/Yang balancer, this stone helps to harmonize the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of the being. It helps to cleanse negativity from the energy field, and provide a safe journey in astral traveling and/or deep meditations.
For the physical body and health, Jasper is used to treat the internal organs suffering from deterioration. It is wonderful for the stomach, liver, bladder, spleen, and kidneys. In addition, it is wonderful for the nervous system and has been known as a treatment for those who have lost their smell. There are many different colors and shapes of Jasper, each with more specific traits. In general, Jasper is a protective and nurturing stone that helps one both ground and expand to deeper, more powerful levels of consciousness.