A wonderful healing stone for mind, spirit and body, that works best with the root chakra. It can help aches, arthritis, indigestion and urinary problems. It can definitely assist in clarity, concentration, hope and peace. It is very helpful in overcoming negative emotions by bringing love into the chakras. It works slowly but the effects are long lasting, if not permanent. Long associated with fire, its energy is often used to restore the body's natural energies.