Keywords: Balance between extremes, discernment, vitality, strength, practicality, fairness
Chakra: Solar plexus, sacral, base
Zodiac: Leo, Capricorn
Tiger Eye is a solar stone of vitality, practicality and physical action. It helps to create harmony and balance between extreme view points or dualities, and is helpful in conflict or mediation. Tiger Eye helps us to take effective action in response to the needs and challenges of physical life. It is thought to be a blood fortifier, and to assist in bringing biochemistry and hormones into balance.
Tiger Eye is named for its resemblance to the flashing golden eye of a tiger. Its colours range from yellow to golden to brown arranged in fibrous bands and it can also be found in red and blue varieties, all displaying a beautiful silky chatoyancy. Historically it was used by Roman soldiers on the battlefield as a protection stone and also as an aid in business.