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The red variety of Corundum (blue corundum is known as sapphire), Ruby is a powerful heart stone, opening and activating the Heart chakra. Ruby protects against the loss of heart energy, and dissolves emotional congestion. A powerful healer, Ruby heals and balances emotions, making the holder more emotionally aware, as well as helping them to connect to others emotionally. The intense and vivid energy of Ruby stimulates loving emotions, helps with the expression of love, and can facilitate states of passion and bliss.

Ruby helps us to see the true nature of love, and reveals the Divine Love in everything in the Universe. Using Ruby can help you open up to and receive this Divine Love, as well as become a vehicle through which Divine Love can flow to others. Ruby helps to gather and amplify energy, aiding in opening the doorway to spiritual knowledge. Ruby is a wonderful stone for students as it stimulates deep mental concentration.

Ruby is a very helpful tool to use when shielding against, and protecting from, unwanted energies such as emotional or psychic intrusions. Ruby is also a stone of abundance and success in business.

Physically, use Ruby to warm the extremities, increase circulation and fight infection. Ruby is beneficial for male impotence as well as female infertility. It helps with perimenopause symptoms and balancing menstrual cycles.


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Physical and Metaphysical Properties for
Crystal Name:Ruby
Alternate Stone Name:Red Corundum
Affirmation:I thrive in all areas of my life.
Astrological Sign:Aries (March 21 to April 19), Cancer (June 21 to July 22), Leo (July 23 to August 22), Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21), Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)
Primary Chakra:Heart Chakra
Secondary Chakra:Root Chakra
Location:India, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia, Tanzania
Mineral Class:Hydroxides, Oxides
Crystal System:Trigonal Crystal System
Hardness:9 Hardness
Numerical Vibration:Number 3
Chemical Composition:Al2O3, Aluminum Oxide
Physical:Abrasions and Wounds, Anemia, Bleeding/Ruptures, Blood Circulation, Blood Clotting, Blood Pressure Regulation, Bone Disorders and Health, Brain Disorders and Health, Fever, Heart, Infertility, Intestinal Disorders and Health, Kidney Disorders and Health, Legs, Menopause, Menstrual Cramps and Menstruation, Night Terrors and Nightmares, Physical Strength, Pineal Gland, PMS, Pregnancy, Reproductive Organs, Sexual Abuse, Skin Infections and Irritations, Stomach Problems/Constipation/Diarrhea, Ulcers, Urinary Tract and Health
Emotional:Courage, Dispel or Release Negativity, Emotional Balance, Emotional Stabilizing, Happiness, Inspiration, Passion, Self Confidence and Self Worth, Trust
Spiritual:Abundance, Aura Strengthening, Heart Chakra, Long Distance Healing, Reducing Negative Energy
Extra Grade:Beautiful red color, partially translucent, < 10% matrix
A Grade:Nice red color, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix
B Grade:Poor red color, opaque, > 25% matrix
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