Turquoise - let's talk about turquoise, its history and healing powers!!!

Turquoise - let's talk about turquoise, its history and healing powers!!!

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Turquoise was popular thousands of years ago, during the time of the Egyptians. It is believed that it brings good energy or boosts energy to its bearer. 

In the Ancient Egypt, the Egyptians LOVED turquoise so much so they created its own goddess, Hathor. Hathor was the daughter of Ra and was known as the Lady of Turquoise. The Egyptians believe that turquoise due to its color was connected with fertility, sex, pregnancy, childbirth. Which is mostly popular with women. 

It has been revered as a sacred mineral in Ancient Africa, Asia, and North America for thousands of years, and it has been used for a variety of purposes. Mostly for protection. Turquoise was historically worn for novelty in ancient Egypt. Often used for protection and traveling in ancient Egypt. 

In Afghanistan people revered turquoise as a good luck stone. Blue as the summer sky or a robin’s egg, this mellow stone has influenced many mystical associations

Early Native American tribes held immense importance on the appealing blue stone. They linked it with the god of the sky, and shamans depended on the stone as a channel between heaven and Earth. 

For thousands of years, Turquoise has spanned all cultures, prized as a symbol of wisdom, nobility and the power of immortality. Among the Ancient Egyptians, Persians and Chinese, Aztecs and Incas of South America, and Native North Americans, Turquoise was sacred in its adornment and for power, luck, and protection.

Using Turquoise as a jewelry dates back to 5000 B.C. having been found in Iraq, and the Egyptians were mining the stones in the Sinai in 3200 B.C. The death mask of Tutankhamun was studded with Turquoise, as were the mosaic masks dedicated to the gods, the fabulous inlaid skulls, shields and power statues of Moctezuma, the last ruler of the Aztecs.

Turquoise is a purification stone.  It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere.  Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm.  It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks.  Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving.  It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.

Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body.  It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain.  Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts.  It neutralises over-acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.

The healing powers of turquoise includes:

♥ Positive thinking

♥ Sensitivity

♥ Balance

♥ Love 

♥ Friendship 

♥ Purification

♥ Serenity

♥ Protection

♥ Wisdom

♥ Strength