Gems and Healing

Amethyst immersion is made from a strong purple variety of Amethyst. This substance is crystallised silicon dioxide with traces of Iron, which give its characteristic colour. This is an outstanding medicine and often indicated where homeopaths identify the medicine Phosphorus for an individual. It is for those who are oversensitive and who easily pick up the feelings of others to their detriment. It opens the heart to unconditional love for all. It is an excellent medicine for addictive tendencies, especially alcoholism. It is a useful medicine for ailments of the respiratory tract including asthma and sinusitis. It also acts on the heart and kidneys.
Colour association: purple.

Black opal immersion is made from a classic Australian Black opal from Lightning Ridge in New South Wales. Interestingly, it has a reputation of being an unlucky stone. This could be related to the fact that it has the power to release all that has been inhibited and limited. It is for releasing the treasure of the authentic and spiritualised self, for breaking down the barriers of disconnection, repression and imprisonment of our own and society’s making. It is for those who desire change, release and transformation. It gives great centeredness and strength in times of change. It is indicated for paralysis (inability to change); chronic fatigue; chronic ear pain and the effects of sexual repression.
Colour association: teal blue

Diamond immersion is made from a whole crystal of white diamond, which is chemically comprised of pure carbon. This is an extraordinary medicine for chronic depression and many have been cured by its action. The indications are suicidal feelings relating to self-hate, loss of faith or loss of your most precious possession (be that a person, an object or one’s sense of self). Anguish, despair, worthlessness and perfectionism are often associated. On the positive side a great sense of positivity and self-love ensues from its curative use. It is a staunch friend at the time of physical death making passing over fearless and secure. It strengthens the will, enables one to realise his golden desire. Most spiritual among the medicines, it opens the 6th and 7th chakras and opens the consciousness to transformation in every way. Physically it acts on the head, sinuses and anus. It has a specific power over viral diseases.
Colour association: white, black and the rainbow of colours as a whole.

Emerald immersion is the epitome of the rich green of nature, the abundance of life force. Psychologically it is indicated when one feels their potential and desire for expression is trapped and needs release. This is often associated with frustration and anger, related to one’s own incapacity or situation. The freeing of this feeling leads to a sense of strength, and an ability to undertake tasks that seem insurmountable. It is the medicine par excellence for balancing difficulties in male / female relations. It allows each one to come to the relationship in their strength without aggressive power struggles or emotional manipulation.
Physical: it regulates and distributes heat in the body. It is excellent for migraines (one sided) and has an action on the heart and digestive tract.
Colour association: rich, deep green

Golden Topaz immersion is made from the gem often called Imperial topaz. It has a deep golden or even amber colour.
Psychological: it is indicated for those whose lives are locked up from fear, shock or loss in the past. This often leads to depression, negativity or being ‘out of the body’ and not in this world. Once these scars of the past are released there is energised enthusiasm, a personal renewal, a love of life that it actuated. Because of its ability to clear away the past it is excellent for creating positive relationship and communication in a family where there was previously dysfunction and lack of communication.
Spiritually: it is for letting go of the world and its trappings and allowing you to make the pilgrimage within. It is the stone for spiritual retreats. It develops devotional love, opening the heart to the divine.
Physical: energises and strengthens and produces steadiness on the feet. It has an action on the liver and lower abdomen.
Colour association: golden yellow

Lapis lazuli immersion is made from one of the most ancient of gemstones used originally in Egypt. This medicine is indicated for the search for meaning, that which is bigger than yourself. It is also for those searching for the cause of unhappiness or disease, or can arise out of being tied to the mundane trivialities of life. Its resolution is in seeing the bigger picture, the aerial view of freedom, beauty and perspective. It is also indicated for those who have not been nurtured properly and it allows them to ‘mother’ or nurture themselves. Like Golden topaz it improves communication, freedom of expression and connectedness in families. It acts on the throat chakra. Physical: acts on the thyroid and historically has a beneficial action on the eyes and sight.
Colour association: royal blue.

Moonstone immersion is made from the classic blue toned moonstone which is a potassium, aluminium and silicon compound. It is particularly indicated for children and the elderly. The mental indicators are commonly feeling alone and misunderstood. It is the ‘lone wolf’ medicine, for those who have no sense of family and are feeling isolated and abandoned.
Physically: it acts on the heart and thyroid gland and is a very useful medicine for those with a tendency to haemorrhage. Women with excessive menstrual bleeding should avoid it in jewellery.
Colour association: Light blue.

Morion immersion is made from the variety of quartz crystal that is black but is transparent on holding it to the light. It is a remarkable medicine for those who are hindered in their life by past events, tainted memories and feelings that have been left on the refuse heap of the unconscious mind. It is often related to physical or emotional abuse where the feelings and memories are suppressed. These people are trapped in the darkness of their past. The release of the memories is often cathartic and intense yet leads to resolution and reconciliation.
Physically: this medicine works on the lower bowel and urinary system.
Colour association: Black.

Pearl immersion is a medicine of vast import. It is classically associated with and worn by women, in truth it strengthens the feeling nature regardless of gender. It resolves panic, terror, irritability, over sympathy and hysteria when associated with the sensitive feeling nature. It is for those that are insecure and overwhelmed by their feelings. The positive outcome is firmness, balance and confidence all centred in the feeling world. It is a medicine of leadership through integration of feelings. While Diamond immersion it is a medicine of spiritual mastery through the mind, Pearl achieves the same through perfect calmness and peace in the feeling nature. It has a special action on the head (pressing headaches) and eyes (effects of strain). It is an excellent remedy for travel sickness and jet lag.
Colour association: white.

Quartz crystal immersion is made from a clear quartz crystal from King’s Bluff in South Australia. It is a medicine for the ego, be it exaggerated or diminished. It is for those looking for recognition, those that have great ambitions. These can be intellectual, spiritual or physical. The resolution of this state is the healing of the tension that arises with these feelings and the realisation that even the small in this world is an indispensable part of the universe. He learns to go with the flow. This medicine brings great visionary and inner wisdom and connection with the spiritual path. Physical: it is a remedy for colds, flus and glandular swelling and it is important for bone growth.
Colour association: deep violet.

Rhodonite immersion is composed manganese silicate and the material used in our preparation is from Tamworth in New South Wales. It is the medicine for those that desire wealth but are too selfish and aggressive in seeking it. For these people a sense of generosity and self-sacrifice is developed. Others who need it may be doing all the ‘right’ things in life but are unable to save or get ahead in a material way. For them it opens the flow to abundance.
Spiritually: it is indicated for compassion, selflessness and the suffering for your beliefs or the greater good.
Physical: manganese is used in batteries and Rhodonite is a great energiser. It is indicated for physical trauma much like the medicine Arnica Montana.
Colour association: pinkish red and black.

Rose Quartz immersion is composed of silica with that exquisite rose pink so attractive to many women. It releases grief and depression especially with regard to family relationships and enables one to let go of the past in this respect. It improves harmony in the home, releases anxiety about loved ones and heals over responsibility towards those we love. It is for those who are martyrs for love. It is an exploration of the nature of love itself, love between persons, the primary motivator of the heart. It placates the tendency to see the world as you would like it to be (through rose coloured glasses) and to ignore pragmatic realities. On the physical plane it is very useful in insomnia, heart palpitation and fatigue.
Colour association: all tones of pink.

Ruby immersion is indicated for those who are suffering from the burden of responsibility in the form of a mission. They tend to take on their life work in a ‘religious’ way, forsaking the softer and more human aspects of their being to complete their task. This results in too much masculine or yang energy in their lives a wounding of their feminine side. In some situations there is focus on money and power with a loss of heart felt feeling. All these states are resolved by Ruby immersion and a wonderful attunement of heart and will come into play. Physically: it acts on the cardio-vascular system and is indicated for palpitations, heart disease and easy haemorrhage. It also has a specific action on the shoulders.
Colour association: deep rich red.

Sapphire immersion is made from sapphires found in Oberon New South Wales. It is the medicine for warming the cold heart. Feelings are shut down from the harsh experiences and traumas of life, from war and violence. This is often necessary for survival, yet it is then carried into ordinary life and becomes a hindrance to love, care and compassion. It allows us to tear away the masks, which hide our true nature. It is also an excellent medicine for creative ideas; it opens up the mind to new perspectives of creativity and different views of world and its phenomena.
Physical: it is a medicine for inflamed arthritic joints. It is also indicated for tendonitis.
Colour association: deep blue.

Turquoise immersion is made from Turquoise from the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ mine in Arizona USA. It is indicated for the effects of trauma and ‘tragic’ occurrences, whether they be associated with a disaster, accident, abuse or loss. Traditionally it has been used as protection for those who ride horses and many of those who have used it experience this sense of protection and safety regardless of the situation. It is often suitable for women as it appears that it protects the feeling nature.
Physical: Turquoise has been found to be very useful for chronic and acute cough (related to its copper content).
Colour association: all shades of turquoise.

Other Medicines that have been prepared and are available as immersions include: Aquamarine; Green Tourmaline and Black Obsidian.