Picture-Jasper is an opaque stone of the microcrystalline Quartz variety. What sets this stone apart is its extraordinary banding or veining which is created by silicate or petrified mud. Picture Jasper is a form of Brown Jasper and is characterized by scenes and landscape patterns formed by Nature, The colors are creamy, sand, tan or brown the inclusions can be blue, black, tan, or ivory shades.
Picture Jasper is thought to boost the immune system and cleanse toxins and pollutants from the body. It is particularly fortifying to the kidneys, stomach, and intestines, and may be used to balance the mineral content of the body. It can help in healing the body when it suffers injury or illness. It can also hasten the recovery period after a prolonged illness or an extended stay at the hospital. The healing energies of Picture-Jasper can bring gradual physical strength and renewed vitality. Picture Jasper is considered beneficial for healing skin disorders and alleviating allergies, especially when caused by chemicals or chronic lung diseases.
This stone helps one connect with the energy of the planet in order to heal the emotional body. Worn for extended periods of time, Picture Jasper brings hidden feelings to the surface, such as guilt, fear, hatred, and love, as well as thoughts that have been pushed aside or repressed. When one has come to terms with these issues, Picture Jasper helps to release them, allowing them to be viewed as lessons along the way. It instills a sense of proportion and harmony in the system and allows one to see the joy in simple things.
This stone is excellent for activating the Base or Root Chakra. The Base Chakra controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement and is the foundation of physical and spiritual energy for the body. When physically out of balance, symptoms manifest themselves as lethargy, low levels of activity, low enthusiasm, and a need for constant stimulation. When spiritual energies are out of balance, one may feel flighty, disconnected from reality, or distant. By balancing the Base Chakra, the physical body regains its strength and stamina, and the spiritual energy is rekindled in the form of security and a sense of one’s own power. It often leads to independence and spontaneous leadership.
Picture Jasper is also a stone of vision, it may also be used to activate the Brow Chakra. It is the center of perception and command, directing our sight and everyday awareness of the world. Our consciousness is located here, and we relate to ourselves through this chakra. When the Brow Chakra is in balance our thoughts and internal communications within ourselves are healthy and vibrant. We are open to new ideas, dreams, and visions, and can control the flow of energy within all the chakras.
Keywords: Confidence, healing, strength, Cleansing
Affirmation: I will focus on the end result.
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