Few medical treatments can be traced back hundreds of thousands of years ago, but gemstone therapy is based on the Earth’s formation. All items on the Earth are composed of energies. According to gemstonetherapy.com, life forces and energies were instilled into the solid foundations of the Earth as the Earth formed millions of years ago. Because various gems still contain the forces today, they can react with energies within the human body to help treat and heal illnesses.
Gemstone therapy exists in various alternative medicine treatments throughout the world such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and India’s Ayurveda. By carving the gems and applying them to specific areas on the body, the rocks help heal sicknesses. Many of the gems are also strung as necklaces to fully balance the entire body. Livestrong.com suggests that individuals can gain the healing abilities of gemstones simply from carrying them in pockets. Forces and energies flow throughout the human body, but when they are blocked, disharmony and illnesses arise. “When used properly [gemstones] can bring light into areas of darkness and neutralize blockages within your being. As these blockages dissolve, the light of the life force can once again shine through to enliven, nourish, and heal you,” gemstonetherapy.com said.
Color and colors’ rays play an important role in gemstone therapy. All colors that the human eye sees are composed of seven basic shades (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and purple/violet). To posses strong health, the body must always receive and experience all seven color rays. When an imbalance in the colors occurs, disharmony arises. According to gemstonetherapy.com, the following gems carry and represent the seven basic color spectrums: Ruby (red), Carnelian (orange), Citrine (yellow), Emerald (green), Blue Sapphire (blue), Indigo (indigo) and Amethyst (purple/violet). Wearing necklaces of the specific gemstones can help balance and absorb the color into the body.