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Sapphire Sapphire is a stone of creative expression, intuition, and meditation, and enhances all those things. Sapphire is corundum, and comes in virtually any colour of the rainbow including blue, pink, purple, orange (Padparadsha), green, colourless, and red (known as ruby). Sapphire is beneficial for mental clarity and depression. Physically it is good for lowering fevers and inflammation, hearing problems, cancer, and burns. Sapphire is associated with the brow chakra. Various colours of sapphire have properties in addition to the general sapphire properties.
Scapolite Scapolite is known as a stone of problem solving and achievement. It is said to help find elegant solutions to problems, make changes in ones life, and bring inspiration and strength of purpose. Use scapolite mystically for bringing energies of breaking old patterns of sabotaging self and bringing acceptance of success. In this way, scapolite is a stone of success too. Spiritually, scapolite is said to bring peace of mind and calm debilitating emotions. Intuitives use scapolite on computers, TV’s and other electronic equipment to absorb and negate EMF emissions. Folklore and spiritual healing says that scapolite is helpful for eyesight; mental clarity; glaucoma; cataracts; tension and pain in shoulders, neck, upper chest, and head; bone disorders; calcium assimilation; recovery from surgery; arthritis pain; and emotional chaos. Spiritual healers also use scapolite to draw out pain.
Scenic Quartz Lodolite (Lodalite, Lodelite) is a type of included quartz crystal with inclusions of many possible colours and types, often having the look of gardens, landscapes, or underwater scenes. Thus, lodolite is often called garden quartz, landscape quartz, or scenic quartz. It’s often used in meditation practices. Another metaphysical use of lodolite is to bring energies to effect manifestation of ones desires. Lodolite is also said to enhance communication with beings on the spiritual plane and heighten ones spiritual energies. It is used mystically to increase ESP and bring knowledge from your past lives. Lodolite is said to bring loving energies and energies of gentle strength. Mystically and in crystal healing, lodolite is purported to be an excellent healing stone bringing strong healing energies and energetic shifting so that healing will occur. Lodolite is associated primarily with the crown chakra.
Schorl (Black Tourmaline) Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, is associated with the root or base chakra, and is excellent for grounding excess energy. It is a well known as a purifying stone that deflects and transforms negative energy, and thus is very protective. It can transform and remove negativity from an individual or an environment. It is often used as an aura cleanser, and can help one attain higher levels of awareness. Black tourmaline is also used for repelling and protecting one from black magic, and is often said to return the negative spell to the sender. Some claim that black tourmaline deflects all kinds of energy, but my personal experience is that it’s not so. It is possible that the black tourmaline’s effect of grounding excess energy gives this impression. Black tourmaline has also been used to deflect radiation energy from TV’s and computer monitors. Emotionally, black tourmaline is excellent for dispelling fears, obsessions, and neuroses, bringing emotional stability. Physically, black tourmaline can strengthen the immune system, help with heart disease, arthritis, and gout.
Sci-Fi Jasper (Exotica Jasper) Exotica Jasper, also called Sci-Fi Jasper or Science Fiction Jasper, feels to me like a cool milkshake on a hot day, it’s so soothing. There’s nothing bland about its energy, though. In addition to the general properties of all jaspers, it has a subtle and deep energy that seem to nurture one on a soul level. This is a stone I would choose to use for protection and nurturing during soul retrievals, healing of traumas or other deep emotional wounds, and the like, both for the healer or the healee.
Scolecite Scolecite is a stone of connections, patterns, and peace. It has energy for helping to see patterns of information, make connections, network, and collect patterns together. With this gentle but powerful energy, these things are brought to bear: growing and improving relationships; understanding, stabilizing and improving organizations and groups; networking with people. It can also assist with understanding the root of a problem or issue or challenge so that it can be worked with and overcome successfully. This energy can help take control of life so that what you want can be manifested. The peace energies of scolecite are far-reaching and can help one learn gentleness, inner peace, living from the heart with peace and lack of fear. Emotionally, scolecite has been used to decrease violence in thought, emotion, and behaviour. Physically, scolecite has been used in crystal healing for circulation, blood clotting, clogged arteries, bruises, mental imbalances, eyes, lungs, intestine, misaligned spine, and removing parasites. Scolecite is associated with the third eye and crown chakras.
Selenite Selenite is a stone of mental clarity, enhancing mental flexibility and strengthening decisions. It is also a sweet Angel stone, for angelic guidance. With it you can access past lives. It also promotes good business practices. It removes energy blocks from the physical and etheric bodies. It also aligns the spine, is good for the skeleton, and decreases epilepsy and seizures. It also has the ability to clear other stones that are placed on or near it. Selenite is associated with the crown chakra.
Septarian Septarian is a geode that is a combination of yellow calcite, brown aragonite, grey limestone and white/clear barite, thus it has properties of each of its component minerals. Septarian is brings calming energies which have a nurturing feel to them, and can bring feelings of joy and spiritual uplifting. Septarian is used to enhance and nurture communication with groups, making it much easier to speak clearly and kindly in group settings. Septarian is also used to assist with communication with Mother Earth. It is said to bring unconscious foreknowledge needed by the user to help him or her always be prepared for what is coming up. In crystal healing folklore, Septarian is used for healing of the blood and kidneys. Septarian is related to the lower chakras, root, sacral and solar plexus.
Serafina (Seraphinite, Serafinite, Serefina Chlorite, Chlinochlore) Seraphinite (serafina, chlinochlore) is often referred to an angel stone because of its higher energies and relationship with angels. Seraphinite is said to help contact angels and communicate with them. Psychically, seraphinite is beneficial for intuition and psychic awareness. This stone can be very protective of the heart chakra when used over this chakra, and is helpful for sending unconditional love. Seraphinite is a purifying stone that helps one find ones higher purpose and will. Seraphinite is also extremely helpful for all forms of transformation and transmutation, including the magical kind. Physically, seraphinite is healing for nerves, brain cells, purification of the blood and organs and eliminating toxins, kidneys, liver.
Serpentine Serpentine, which is also called New Jade, is a beneficial and versatile stone. It is said by mystics to help with emotional cleansing, psychic powers, and attract love and money. It is also used in the rise of the kundalini, facilitating the rise by opening a path that lessens discomfort. In addition, serpentine is considered a metaphysically protective stone that is especially protective against snakebite, poison, and venom. Serpentine is an excellent stone for meditation. Physically, traditional and mystical lore says that serpentine eliminates parasite infections and removes venom and other poisons.
Shattuckite Shattuckite is often called a stone of reconciliation. It is reputed to have properties of assisting with reconciliation and renewal. Shattuckite is also used to channel information, particularly from extra-terrestrials; and it is used for automatic writing. It is said to calm the mind and create harmony. Crystal healing lore reputes that shattuckite is helpful for healing diabetes, calcium absorption problems, parathyroid, mites and other infestations, and tonsillitis. Shattuckite is primarily associated with the throat chakra.
Silicon Silicon, the natural element Si, is the second most abundant element after Oxygen. It is usually found as a portion of something else, in much the same way oxygen is. Quartz crystal is, in fact, SiO2! Silicon, when purified by man, is a pure element energy, and though "manmade" does have mystical energies, just as Silicon lends its energies to the minerals and other things it is a part of. My initial take on Silicon was that it had energies of enhanced communication, agility of thought, and grace. After more research and time with the element, I’ve discovered more about Silicon. Silicon is also used to enhance and sharpen mental activity and focus. It is also said to promote discrimination in the sense of being able to sort out the truth from a great deal of possibly conflicting information. When using Silicon, many have found that its energies promote and accentuate positive energies for all situations. Silicon is said to be a great healer, and by some is called a "Master Healer" stone. Physically it is said in crystal healing to help with headaches, eyestrain, as well as repetitive motion injury and other difficulties related to overuse of computers. It is also said to be a great vitality booster, and help strengthen bones and teeth. In crystal healing it is sometimes used to purify the body and mind, and is helpful for enhancing manual dexterity. It is also said to promote increased memory and possibly help with Alzheimer’s disease and other disease states that affect the memory negatively.
Silver Silver is a mineral that is said to mirror the soul, strengthen the connection between astral and physical bodies, and enhance intuitive and psychic energies. Silver is mystically considered to improve speech, bring eloquence. It is also purported to attract, enhance and store the energies of gemstones, as well as draw out negative energies. Silver is related to the moon, and moon energies. Physically, crystal healing lore indicates that silver is has been traditionally used to aid hepatitis treatments, eliminate toxins, expel toxins through the pores, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea and gastritis, obesity, diabetes, and increase assimilation of vitamins A and E.
Silver Topaz Silver topaz is a stone of success and manifestation when directed toward the highest good of all. It promotes creativity and individuality. It replaces negativity with love and joy. It enhances healing and visualization, and aids in the healing of depression, wounds, and skin problems. It helps communication with animals and plants. Silver topaz is associated with the crown chakra, but will work with all chakras. Topaz is associated with the astrological signs Scorpio and Sagittarius.
Smithsonite Smithsonite is a stone of charm, kindness and positive happenings. It is auspicious for new beginnings. It can activate each chakra (energy centre) of the body and can be used as a "replacement stone" in crystal healing. It reputedly helps with immune system problems, alcoholism, sinus problems and digestive ailments. It also helps attract new friends.
Smoky Quartz Smoky (or smokey) quartz is grounding and stabilizing stone. It brings calm and centering, lifts depression, enhances practicality, and generally removes negative energies, bringing happiness. Smoky quartz is also a good luck stone. It can also assist in tapping subconscious wisdom. Smoky quartz is a protective stone, particularly for physical protection, protection from negativity, and psychic protection. Physically, smoky quartz is helpful for kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues, water retention. Smoky quartz is associated with the root chakra.
Snow Quartz Snow quartz is a stone that brings good fortune. It is also a calming and soothing stone. Snow quartz is helpful for meditation, and looking within. It also has all the properties of clear quartz to a lesser degree. Snow quartz is often used for purification. Physically, it is beneficial for the immune system.
Snowflake Obsidian Snowflake obsidian has the property of bringing things to the surface. The things brought to the surface could be positive or negative, love, anger, secrets; but with snowflake obsidian, these things are brought to the surface more gently that they might be otherwise. Snowflake obsidian can provide balance during times of change. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It is a stone of serenity and purity, and can shield against negativity. It is associated with the root chakra and is beneficial for the veins, skeleton, and smooth skin. Snowflake obsidian gives protection from physical and emotional harm.
Sodalite Sodalite is a stone of logic, rationality, and efficiency. It is helpful for work in groups and stimulates thought. Sodalite is a stone that is good for healing breaches in communication. It is a stone of truth, and brings this to all communications. It can help end arguments or other disagreements. It is particularly useful for honesty of emotions. It increases intelligence, knowledge and learning, and can unite the logical with the spiritual. Physically it is beneficial for the glands, digestive system, relieving insomnia, and decreasing calcium deficiency. It can also be useful for quicker healing of head colds. Sodalite is associated with the throat and brow chakras.
Spinel

Spinel is a stone that comes in so many colours it’s often confused for other stones. It’s a valid mineral in its own right, though, and has many positive energetic properties. In metaphysical and crystal healing lore, spinel of virtually any colour is known for the following energetic attributes. It is a stone that can bring high energy to all efforts and all realms. In the outer world, spinel is used to attract money, wealth and prosperity. It is also said to be a stone of immortality. Spinel is used in the mental realm for intellectual power and alleviating forgetfulness. Psychically, it is used for aura cleansing, astral travel, channelling, and clairaudience. Emotionally, spinel is used for alleviating stress and depression, bringing calm to those within its energy field. In the physical realm, it is used in folklore and crystal health to benefit teeth, spine, gums, whole body healing, cancer healing, slimming to a healthy weight, and increasing physical energy and stamina. It is related to particular chakras and colour healing work according to its colour, and is said in all colours to assist with raising kundalini energy.

Spirit Crystals (Spirit Quartz, Cactus Quartz, Porcupine Quartz) Spirit Quartz was known as porcupine quartz or cactus quartz until it settled into its "real" name. Spirit quartz is reputed in the metaphysical lore to bring qualities of energy, peace, and positive energy to all realms. It is said to transform negative energy into positive energy, thereby being a very protective stone, and excellent for auric shielding as well as mental and physical types of protection. Spirit quartz is also excellent and often used for astral projection, dream work, shamanic journeying, and rebirthing. Emotionally it is said to remove fear, bringing emotional peace and happiness. Spirit quartz works very well with other minerals and can boost their energy as well as cleanse and activate them. Physically spirit quartz is used in traditional folklore and crystal healing lore for skin disorders, allergic reactions, colon disorders, detoxification, and obsessive disorders, familial abuse related stress disorders. Spirit quartz is associated primarily with the crown chakra, but will work to align and balance all chakras together.
Stichtite Stichtite is a stone that brings emotional awareness and expansion. It is a very calming stone that brings tranquillity and peace to individuals and to ones environment. It helps one to be gentle with self and others, and promotes keeping promises, openly sharing opinions, and considering all thoughts with love. It engenders loving companionship of all kinds. For family life, stichtite can help children behave positively. Physically, stichtite helps heal teeth, gums, skin elasticity, skin regeneration, mucous membrane problems. Stichtite is associated with the heart chakra, which it helps the passage of kundalini through.
Stilbite Stilbite is a powerful mineral. It helps with psychic knowing and intuition. It is also used for psychic direction and guidance from guides, guardian angels, and totem animals. Stilbite is also a powerful stone of creativity that enhances creative energy. It heightens many physical senses, particularly taste (but as Mr Volunteer Man reminds me, the stone itself should not be eaten!) Stilbite can also help with acceptance and letting go. It is also used for manifestation. Physically, stilbite is used to remove toxins, and for laryngitis. Stilbite is associated with the heart, crown, and throat chakras.
Sugilite Sugilite is sometimes known as "the healer’s stone" because of its great ability to enhance healing. It is associated with the third eye and crown chakras. It lessens effects of shock and disappointment. In addition to its well known enhancement of crystal healing ability, it also strengthens spirituality, psychic ability and channelling. Sugilite is a stone that helps perfect spiritual love and open the heart chakra to unconditional love. It can help manifest ones natural gifts and protect against harsh realities. It lowers hostility, anger, jealousy and prejudice and gives a sense of freedom. Psychically, it is excellent for all kinds of psychic and spiritual protection. It has been used for headaches and to decrease all types of discomfort. Sugilite is associated with the brow chakra. It is also called Luvulite or Lavulite.
Sulphur (Brimstone) Sulphur is said in the crystal healing world to be a stone of energy and vitality which can help remove negative thoughts and feelings. Mystically, this is said to help decrease illness by taking away the mental/emotional component. The vitality properties of sulphur are said to bring protection and purification. It is used in metaphysics to purify and detoxify environments, thoughts, and even the energy fields of people. Traditional and mystical lore repute that sulphur is helpful for the skin, digestion, arthritis, recuperation, muscles, back-aches, feet, chemotherapy related discomforts and detoxification of substances or toxins. Sulphur is considered to be related primarily to the solar plexus chakra.
Sunstone Sunstone is a powerful stone for dispelling fears and phobias of all kinds. It is also a leadership stone, and brings leadership qualities to its wearer. In addition to dispelling fears and phobias, sunstone also decreases stress and lifts depression. Sunstone also brings good luck and abundance, and turns negative energies and psychic attacks into positive energies. This stone increases personal power and will, as well as life force energy. Sunstone is also said to be helpful in contacting animal or spirit guides. Physically, sunstone is beneficial for general health, physical energy, sexual dysfunction, increasing sexual energy. Sunstone is associated with the sacral chakra.
Super Seven Super Seven, also known as Melody’s Stone or Sacred 7, is a very spiritual stone. It is one of the few stones that retain their energy and clarity and never needs cleansing or energizing. Also, a piece of Super Seven retains the properties of all the stones in the combination of amethyst, smoky quartz, clear quartz, rutile, goethite, lepidochrosite and cacoxenite, even if the piece does not visibly show all 7 minerals. Super Seven is excellent for enhancing all types of psychic abilities and psychic skills including telepathy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, channelling, telekinesis, and others. It is a powerful stone for crystal healing, and is excellent for healing mind, body, and spirit disease. Super Seven is not associated with any one chakra, but is reportedly fantastic at healing, balancing and energizing all seven chakras.

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