About the stone: Jet is a fossilized wood that has turned into coal. It is formed from driftwood that has been in stagnant water.
Astrological sign(s): Scorpio
Mohs scale: 2–4
Spiritual uses: Jet is the stone for a mystic. With the right intention, it can expand your consciousness to include the belief that spontaneous enlightenment is achievable.
Mental uses: Jet quiets your mind. Use it to decompress and release the pressure on your mind.
Emotional uses: Jet has a cooling effect on your emotions. With its peaceful vibration, this stone calms you down when you are agitated and brings serenity to your consciousness. This stone is very beneficial during the grieving process, especially during the anger stage. When used with conscious intention, it helps to reduce angry feelings.
Physical uses: Jet is helpful for removing toxins in the body, especially in the case of food poisoning, drug abuse, alcoholism, and smoking.
Are you lacking focus? Do you feel unprotected or ungrounded? Are you grieving the loss of someone or something or some aspect of your life that no longer applies? It is normal to grieve over the loss of something or someone who was part of your life for a very long time. You must now align yourself with the reality that this no longer exists in your everyday life. You will find the grounding and peace you need to move forward with calmness and serenity. You have the ability to have a great awakening.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) byMargaret Ann Lembo