Color: shades of brown
Chakra(s): root, navel, and solar plexus
Astrological sign(s): Scorpio
Spiritual uses: Composed of fossilized snail shells and palm, cobra jasper offers your consciousness a deeper understanding of your ancestors.
Mental uses: Cobra jasper is a grounding stone that also helps your stay focused. Use this stone to become aware of mental patterns, or repetitive thoughts, to determine if they are in alignment with the vision you have for your life.
Emotional uses: Cobra jasper enables you to delve deep into your emotional body through the inner-journey process. This stone makes the journey easier to explore what might be otherwise uncomfortable. With this stone in hand, heal the part of you that is heartbroken and give birth to the new you.
Physical uses: Jasper supports fertility, pregnancy, and the birthing process. Physical exercise through gardening is helpful for healing the physical body of many ailments.
Divine guidance: Have you been getting outdoors enough? Are you feeling stagnant? It is time to reconnect with nature. Get out there and put your hands in the earth. Garden, walk in nature, play with animals, and allow the earth beneath your feet and the sun above your head to nurture and realign you.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo