It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. It has a pure and uplifting energy, like clear waters in a most ideal natural setting. The beauty of turquoise has been highly prized for centuries in various cultures, sadly, nowadays turquoise are widely affected by either imitations or severe treatment. As the blue color of turquoise is so attractive and healing, the market is flooded by turquoise jewelry and beads that are far from being genuine.
Because of its heavenly energy, turquoise is believed to provide not only protection from any negativity, but also a clear connection to the purity of natural elements, especially water and air. The water energy in turquoise can facilitate a better flow of energy in one’s body, thus promoting a gentle detoxification and improving the state of one’s immune system. Turquoise works beautifully with lapis lazuli, as both stones bring a pure sea-to-sky energy that is needed for one’s growth and overall well-being.
Turquoise can also help one receive higher guidance and direction, as well as live life with more joy and happiness. The calming and uplifting color of turquoise can bring peace and higher energy to any relationship. Turquoise is also considered as a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilizing mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion and also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realization and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body. It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts. It neutralizes over acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections. However in recent times, turquoise, like most other opaque gems, has been devalued by the introduction of treatments, imitations, and synthetics onto the market.