Jasper stone meaning revolves around being a gemstone of protection. It has many benefits, but is most known for its ability to instill confidence, courage and its use as a worry stone.
Jasper is an opaque chalcedony that is mostly found in red to brown colors, though yellow, blue and green can be found as well.
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Jasper Stone Meaning
Because red jasper stones instilled confidence and courage it was known as a warrior’s stone. Today it’s mostly used as a worry stone, the ability to give confidence and courage especially helps those with fear of embarrassing themselves when speaking in public.
A simple small stone or pebble should work, though you could get it set in a necklace to be able to wear it on your skin at all times.It can also be useful for those who worry too much when starting something new, such as a new job.
You should simply touch it when you need that bit of extra confidence. As jasper works better when touched.
Jasper is usually associated with the zodiac sign of Taurus. It’s chakra is the root chakra. Jasper is a traditional birthstone of March (along with the bloodstone) because it was one of the stones in the breastplate of Aaron.
Jasper Stone Legends and Myths
In ancient times it was believed that jasper stones would protect you from evil and bites from poisonous animals like spiders and snakes.
Red Jasper Healing Properties
Because jasper stones are usually red their healing properties are focused on the blood and related organs, such as the heart and liver. Jasper works best when touched, so you should place the stone of the part of the body that is troubled.
In gemstone therapy it is used to stimulate sexual energy and fertility, though usually a mix of different jasper colors is used (such as blue jasper, yellow jasper and green jasper) not just red stones.
Disclaimer: Gemstones should not be used instead of regular medical treatment, but in addition to these treatments. Always seek professional help when dealing with health related problems.