Astrological sign(s): Taurus, Cancer, Gemini
Mohs scale: 7.5–8
Spiritual uses: Emerald is the stone for connecting with the Angels of Healing, amplifying your link to Archangel Raphael.
Mental uses: Emerald has been known to enhance memory and mental clarity. This precious gem especially helps with mental acuity regarding business transactions.
Emotional uses: Emerald is useful for healing emotions with an infusion of love. Gaze into this gemstone and imagine Divine love enveloping you.
Physical uses: Emerald is a stone of abundance and healing. Its green vibrations help you understand to that at the deepest level everything is whole and well.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo