Keywords: Vitality, Prosperity, Courage, High Energy
Spiritual and Psychic Lore
Ruby is a stone that is considered in crystal healing to be very protective of home, worldly possession, children, as well as psychic protection. It is also said to protect against unhappiness and lightning.
Dream recall and dream work are psychic uses of Ruby. It is especially used to attain lucid dreams.
Ruby is associated with rising Kundalini energy and is said to help you follow your bliss. Ruby is considered a powerful manifestation stone which may be in part due to the association with Kundalini and finding your bliss in life.
Ruby is a good divination tool. It is particularly used for divination related to helping to make decisions, set goals, and be motivated.
Ruby is used for assitance w connection to and information from spirit guides
Recordkeeper ruby crystals are said to bring access to deep ancient knowlege and assist with astral travel. All ruby crystals can be used to align and energize the subtle body.
Mental and Emotional Properties
Ruby has been long used as a stone to increase passion and to bring and increase romantic love. It is also said to bring integrity, devotion, and happiness to romance as well as other parts of life. Additionally it is used to work with and ameliorate heart chakra issues.
Ruby is used in many ways to enhance emotions in a positive manner. It is said to alleviate guilt, bring honesty, sensuality, and sensuality.
Ruby is a stone of great courage and inner strength. It is a stone of self-confidence, self-love, and increased inner power. It also is a stone of honesty, which can assist with issues surrounding and interfering with self-confidence and inner power.
Ruby is a powerful tool in crystal healing to decrease anxiety and doubt. Soul darkness may be alleviated by ruby showing the way out. It is also used when it is combined with zoisite to assist in overcoming abuse issues or trauma. Ruby is said to be very helpful in avoiding or reducing nightmares.
Physical Conditions Properties
Physically Ruby is used in folk healing and crystal healing for arthritis/bones/joints, blood and circulatory system, raising body temperature, chronic fatigue, increase vitality and energy levels, heart problems, skin disorders, infectious disease, increase speed of detoxification, protection of embryos, kidneys, adrenal glands, spleen, raise low blood pressure, endocrine system. It is said to be a stone of high energy and power that promotes healing on all levels.
Related Chakras & Correspondences
Ruby is associated with the root chakra as well as being stimulating and balancing for the heart chakra. It is also associated with the Fire element. Ruby is one of the stones in the breastplate of the High Priest. It is also in the spear of Lord Krishna. Ruby is associated with the Archangel Uriel. In Sanskrit, ruby is named ratnaraj, meaning "King of Precious Stones" or ratnanayaka "Leader of Precious Stones." It is also said to be related to the Emperor Tarot card. Ruby is a traditional and modern July birthstone.