Professional Jeweler Archive: Crystal Cures, Part 6
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Crystal Cures, Part 6
Our series on gems as medicine continues
Have a headache? Wear one sapphire with each meal and call me in the morning.
That might be the advice from supporters of gem therapy, a discipline developed by a professor at the University of Pisa in Italy. Its based on another alternative discipline, floritherapy, developed by British homeopath Dr. Edward Bach in the 1930s. Here are some symptoms, the plants Bach recommended to treat them and the gems suggested for the same symptoms.
Plant treatment: Hornbeam.
Gem treatment: Blue sapphire to harmonize inner energy and garnet to stimulate the will and determination.
|Irritability, Itching, Spasmodic Pain
Plant treatment: Impatiens.
Gem treatment: Blue agate and turquoise to relax the body and pink tourmaline to encourage harmony.
|Feelings of Uselessness
Plant treatment: Larch.
Gem treatments: Yellow tourmaline to stimulate achievement and sapphire to encourage motivation.
|Melancholy, Facial Neuralgia
Plant treatment: Mustard.
Gem treatments: Rock crystal to provide inner clarity and aquamarine to eliminate sadness.
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