Ruby – Crystal Healing
It is thought that the word comes from the Latin “ruber” meaning red.
Colour and description
Rose to dark purple / red. As a rough stone it looks remarkably dull yet shines like a diamond when cut and polished. It gets its colour from traces of chrome.
Other names: Ruby is another name for “red corundum.”
Where is it found
Burma and Sri Lanka.
(Talc is the softest at number 1 and diamond the hardest at number 10.)
Structure: Trigonal crystalline.
Crystal healers use Ruby for the following conditions:
Infectious diseases: Used to ease typhoid, bubonic plague.
Heart attack and other circulatory diseases: Good to use on those who have had a heart attack because with this condition the vitality is depleted. Also used for leukaemia, sickle cell anaemia, and schizophrenia.
Builds confidence: Helps you to be your true self.
Self-hatred: Helps with those who judge themselves too harshly.
Leadership qualities: Gives you the confidence to make unpopular decisions.
Other uses: To stop bad dreams, reconcile arguments; strengthen ears, spleen, and pituitary.