Written By Liz Oakes
The healing properties of crystals that are in the P alphabetic area is the subject of this page, and there are quite a lot of wonderful stones in this section, including the lovely green Peridot below.
There are a great number of stones in this area that have powerful metaphysical properties and many have potent spiritual healing aspects that make them an excellent choice to use.
Therefore you will find that many of these have already had their own article written about them. So how do you know if this is the case?
If the name of the stone (below) is highlighted with a link, simply click on it to go to its in-depth page to learn lots more about it.
Straight below this you'll see a photo grid, with the name of the stone under the photo. As I said above this mans you can read more on its own page.
For those stones that do not have a link, this means that there will be more information about them on this page. Simply keep going down the page till you find its name, and see a bigger photo too.
The information for those stones with no link that are featured here is generally fairly brief, and its only to give you an idea of whether you think its a crystal that you'd like to use.
Painite is a little known stone, and is listed as one of the rarest stones in the world. This certainly was the case, until a new deposit was discovered recently.
So it is now possible to obtain pieces a little more easily. This pendant is quite small, but as it was unusual I felt it was worth acquiring so I could show you what it is like.
In regard to the healing properties of stones like these, little is known as it is so uncommon.
I found it makes a strong connection at the heart chakra, where it opens the heart, and it can also be felt in the higher heart or thymus chakra.
Its energy can be felt within the third eye, and you can feel it working in various areas of the brain. It has a positive resonance, and makes you feel relaxed and at peace.
It also resonates at the solar plexus, and again it seemed to relax that area quite quickly. Its name signifies that it may relieve pain, but its actually named after someone with that name, so that may be a misnomer.
Its color varies and can be orange or dark brown, and my piece looks black, but is surrounded by silver so its hard to tell its color for sure.
Papagoite are fairly uncommon crystals, that are usually found as an inclusion in quartz crystal, and if you can find one they have a really beautiful energy.
It is sometimes found in the same stone as the lovely Ajoite in Quartz crystals, and the healing properties of crystals like these are quite alike.
Both of these stones are helpful to aid you to begin to make a connection with angels.
This is a powerful crystal to use if you are working on your spiritual growth. It vibrates very strongly at the higher chakras, including the third eye chakra, the crown, the soul star and higher transpersonal chakras.
It has an excellent action to stimulate contact with your spirit guides, and may help you to begin working with your spirit guide.
If you haven't previously worked with your guides, and even if you have, it helps to stimulate clarity in your communication.
It will also assist with psychic communication in a number of other ways, and is helpful to assist with past life work.
Paraiba Quartz is a variety of quartz that comes from the Paraiba mining area, and it was only discovered in the last ten years.
This variety of quartz is quite uncommon and contains Gilalite, which is a bluish green copper based tuftish inclusion, so this crystal is also known as Gilalite in Quartz.
It strongly vibrates within the higher heart or thymus chakra, with a quite lovely energy that encourages compassion.
This is a stone that may help to relieve stress, as it encourages you to feel peaceful and at one with the Universe.
The healing properties of crystals that contain inclusions of Gilalite are associated with issues around circulation, hearing and sight.
Peach Calcite is a lovely stone that can be a variety of Optical Calcite as well as an opaque crystal. It is also known as salmon calcite, and its color comes from the minerals that are included in it.
They may be both a type of pink calcite as well as being a form of golden calcite, so they can have some wonderful metaphysical qualities.
It can engender feelings of compassion, joy and deep love, and the healing properties of crystals like these can be quite diverse.
They resonate quite strongly within the heart and higher heart as well as within the solar plexus chakra, and may help to boost your self esteem and personal power.
The combined attributes make these amazing stones to utilize for meditation, and for personal healing.
Peach Selenite has a different energy to the White Selenite crystals.
Like White Selenite this stone is a crystal of the light, but instead of bringing through white light it is a stone of the shadow side, the light of your hidden self.
It helps you to release karmic issues, and will cleanse and heal issues from the past, and is a crystal with a strong energy, and with stone meanings to aid women specifically.
It can be used at rituals that pertain to the moon, related to childbirth, puberty and the spiritual time of the older woman and the crone ritual.
Peacock Ore comes in a range of beautiful colors and it is also known as Bornite. Some people think its the same stone as Chalcopyrite, but although they are similar they have a different chemical structure.
The healing properties of crystals like these relates to the area of the stomach and in particular to its action to aid the digestion and assist the body to create adrenaline.
They help to energize you, and kindle feelings of happiness, and an awareness that life can be good regardless of what may be happening.
These lovely stones have attributes that aid you to notice when there things in your life that may be blocking you from achieving your goals.
The vibration of these stones may assist you to recognize methods to use to avoid circumstances that may be blocking your way forward.
It can help you to cut people adrift, or even objects, that you have been unable to let go of. It makes you have a greater awareness of what you no longer require in your life.
Pecos Diamond are a variety of quartz crystal from the Pecos River Valley in Mexico. They have a loving vibration similar to Rose Quartz.
Their energy encourages happiness and aids you to feel that life is a pleasure to live.
The healing properties of crystals that are an orange color relate to the sacral chakra, and this makes them excellent stones for enhancing creativity.
They are lovely to use in meditation, as their energy of Pecos Diamonds vibrates quite strongly within the lower chakras, and is known to create balance between these chakras and the higher chakras.
Pentagonite embodies the energy of the purest blue ray. It stimulates the third eye, opening it and helping to activate inner sight. This crystal is a higher vibration version of Blue Cavansite stone.
The healing properties of crystals like these are both similar in that both help tinnitus, commonly called ringing in the ears, as well as assisting to heal issues within the kidneys and bladder.
Like most blue stones it vibrates within the throat chakra, and this may help to heal the throat and the eyes, and it also may assist with relieving stress, as it calms the mind and helps to center it.
Peridot with Magnetite & Chromite is an interesting stone, as it combines together the energy of three diverse minerals.
Like all types of Peridot it embodies the frequency of increase. This mixture is particularly known to be uplifting and revitalizing, and bringing an increase of new life and renewal in your specific situation.
Wherever it is kept, expect it to become a catalyst to bring an increase of abundance to everyone living there.
The healing properties of crystals made from this unusual mixture relates to its action as an environmental cleanser, and it will help to remove negative energy from both your thinking and how you live your life.
Peruvian Blue Opal is also known as Andean Blue Opal as they come from high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. This is a beautiful stone with a lovely sheen.
The healing properties of crystals like this lovely blue opal variety pertain to their quite soothing action within both the throat chakra as well as the heart and higher heart chakra.
They assist you to hear the communication of the heart, and the gentle urging of the higher heart, helping you to release and heal emotional issues that you may have forgotten about, but that require healing.
They help you to deal better with stress and anxiety, bringing a serene and peaceful approach when needed.
They stimulate a lovely peaceful vibration that encourages deeper and stronger communication with others.
They also have a good healing action, assisting the healing of the eyes and ears and may help specific female health issues.
Peruvian Pink Opal has a strong heart chakra and higher heart chakra energy, which stimulates feelings of love, compassion and forgiveness, and increase love for both yourself and your family.
Also called Andean Pink Opal, it embodies a beautiful heart based spiritual energy. It is a lovely stone to use in meditation to connect with angels and to stimulate intuitive gifts and to aid emotional healing.
The healing properties of crystals like these are known to be related to helping health problems within the area of the physical heart, and may be made into a crystal elixir to help issues of the skin.
Petrified Palm Wood is also known as Fossil Palm Wood. It is a very hard variety of chalcedony, and the healing properties of crystals like these are very similar to that of petrified wood.
These are strong stones to aid you to make a connection with the past, and they may aid you if you are doing past life work.
They may assist you to be more in the flow of life and may help you to feel a greater degree if patience, and to stay with a plan of action through to completion.
They are known to assist you to feel more courageous and may help you to take the right action to create financial gain.
These stones are often quite unusual, and how they look does depend on the angle that is used when the stone is cut, so there are a number of variations in the way the stone looks.
Phlogopite is also spelled Phlogopit, and it is the golden brown section of the specimen shown here.
This mineral is a type of mica that has some beneficial attributes, and it has been used in the past by American Indians for gridding.
It is said to bring the energy from each of the four directions to the
area where it is located to connect you energetically with the heartbeat
of the planet.
It is lovely used in meditation and it may assist you to let go of blocks to your understanding of your correct spiritual path.
The healing properties of crystals like these relates to its action to aid emotional healing, assisting you at times when you are experiencing grief or serious distress or torment.
Physically it is known to assist the healing of back pain, help with muscle relaxation, aid issues of the teeth and help the healing of mononeucleosis.
Pink Apatite is a rare variety of this stone. The metaphysical properties of this stone relates to a couple of strong energies in the stone.
It has a quite easily felt heart chakra energy, and it is also an excellent stone to combine with other stones to enhance their energy.
Like other types of Apatite stone,
they have a good vibration to stimulate clairaudience or psychic
hearing as well as psychic visions, also known as clairvoyant ability.
The healing properties of crystals like these pertains to its action to assist the glands and the lungs and it is an excellent stone to balance the chakras.
It is a good stone to assist you to have greater clarity about your life path and it may assist you to better understand your spiritual path.
Pink Chalcedony has a gentle harmonious energy, that helps you to have a good-natured approach to life.
Have some in a bowl along with other heart chakra stones to stimulate a loving energy in your home.
The healing properties of crystals like these are beneficial to aid pregnant women as these pink crystals will help you to have a healthier pregnancy.
They are helpful for new mothers as they may aid you to bond to the new baby, and may help post natal depression.
Their energy also helps to prevent jealousy among the other children, so it may be advantageous to give one to any child who has a new baby sister or brother.
It encourages empathy and helps to create a calm and tranquil environment.
Pink Garnet is a slightly lighter red variety of Rhodolite Garnet. It has an obvious heart based energy and has a lovely action to assist your emotional health.
The healing properties of crystals like these are beneficial to aid you to be aware of your own self worth.
They may help you to be able to permit yourself to walk the spiritual path when you are feeling conflicted.
Once you allow yourself to experience this, you may be able to make connections to your personal spirit guides and guardian angels, and gain their ongoing support.
Pink Spinel is a lovely stone that may be helpful in a crisis situation, as it has a soothing vibration that may assist you during traumatic times in your life.
The healing properties of crystals like these particularly relate to its action to assist stress, fear and worry and may boost you when you are tired or lacking energy.
Physically, it is known to be helpful to aid the healing of inflammation, and may be valuable during times of serious life changes, such as divorce or a new job.
This pink variety of Spinel carries an energy to aid relationships, and is known to help those who are separated by life circumstances.
It may be particularly useful used at the heart chakra or higher heart to rejuvenate relationships, especially when you and your partner need to take additional care to heal discord.
Pink Topaz is less common color of this stone, that resonates within both the heart and higher heart chakras.
It is an emotionally supportive stone, that brings the energy of optimism and anticipation about the future. The energy of this stone helps you to feel more peaceful about life.
They are known to specifically help the body to heal from digestive problems, and to assist old unhealed skin problems to get better.
The healing properties of crystals in the Topaz family are similar. All colors of Topaz are good healing crystals that stimulate better health especially if you have health issues of a nervous origin.
Pink Tourmaline with Lilac Lepidolite is a stone with a quite beautiful vibration.
This is a beautiful combination stone, that brings together two potent minerals that are both highly beneficial stones to help stress and anxiety.
Both of these minerals are high in lithium, and this energy is very helpful to balance your emotions when you are depressed, anxious or stressed.
The lovely energy of Pink Tourmaline brings the energy of joy, happiness and love into your life, along with its energy to stimulate a passion for living and greater creativity.
The lovely Lilac Lepidolite is a stone that assists you to connect with the deep inner center of yourself, known as the Divine Presence.
This can stimulate a strong spiritual vibration within your life, and this may be highly beneficial for those on the spiritual journey.
Pipestone is another name for Catlinite stone, and it is a stone that is sacred to native Indian tribes.
This stone is used to carve ceremonial objects out of, such as pipes for sacred ceremonies, and has been used for thousands of years.
This stone is a quite powerful way to make a connection to the spirit world and in particular is helpful to use in meditation to connect with the Great Divine spirit.
If you have Indian ancestors, this may be particularly helpful for you to use, to aid you to work out your life path, and to solve issues related to possible past lives in the Indian civilization.
These stones may be used to connect you with spirit guides, that will give you information on the right way to use these stones, and be aware that this may change according to the specific piece you have obtained.
Polychrome Jasper are said to bring good fortune to you, and they have a lovely energy that brings joy and happiness to the user.
You may also see them selling as either Desert Jasper or Royal Savannah Jasper, and they come in a range of quite bright and beautiful colors such as bright red and bright green, see picture below.
Jaspers have an energy that works more slowly than some stones, so it is beneficial to keep a piece on you for best long term results.
The healing properties of crystals like these relates to their energy to help improve how you feel, and they are good stones to aid stress and anxiety.
Polychrome Jasper aka Desert Jasper are also said to assist allergies, and to heal the organs of the stomach, including the liver and gallbladder.
Poppy Jasper is a beautiful stone that may infuse you with feelings of joy and happiness.
It encourages positive energy and good health and may help you to get over feelings of anxiety and depression.
By stimulating your energy it may help you to feel more motivated to get out and do more activity. It can be helpful to encourage less athletic people to exercise more.
Prehnite with Epidote inclusions is an excellent combination that brings together the energy of these two minerals to create a useful healing stone.
Green Prehnite crystals have a lovely heart based vibration that brings peace and harmony, as well as having a strong solar plexus energy.
The addition of the energy of Epidote which is also a strong solar plexus stone, brings with it a strong energy to boost your personal power.
The healing properties of crystals that are combined like these brings together aspects of the energy of each of them to create a new and very helpful healing tool.
Both minerals stimulate intuition as well as various psychic gifts, and this combination is known to be helpful for healing karmic wounds.
Psilomelane is a lovely very dark or black variety of stone, that is powerful used in your daily meditation.
You may like to choose a shiny Psilomelane stone, as they are particularly helpful to use for gazing, to assist you to discover what is happening at a distant location.
This stones energy may also help you to travel mentally to other locations and to learn more about that place and your reason for going there.
The healing properties of crystals like these are known to be beneficial to assist the healing of lung problems and to assist inflammation of the skin.
It is also helpful for healing emotional issues, and it may be advantageous to assist you to better understand life experiences, and may aid you to take action to make changes in your life related to what you discover.
Pumpellyite is a copper based mineral which comes in various colors, particularly green, which is of course the color that copper naturally occurs in nature.
The Pumpellyite is the green inclusions in these pieces, and you can see it in little vugs or crevices in the stone.
These heart chakra stones are in the zeolite family, and the healing properties of crystals that are zeolite's is strongly related to their action to aid cleansing of toxins from within your system.
They also have other metaphysical attributes, including to energize the heart chakra and helping you to release emotional blockages within all of the chakras.
Purple Anhydrite resonates strongly within the third eye and crown chakras, and all colors of Anhydrite are helpful stones to aid emotional healing.
Like the Blue Anhydrite, which is commonly known as Angelite, it will help you to make contact with angels and other beings in the higher realms.
The healing properties of crystals like these are quite similar to the light Blue Anhydrite, it is just that the color is a deeper purple.
This crystal may help to stimulate the birth of psychic gifts, including helping you to have stronger telepathic gifts.
It may boost the development of mediumship or channeling abilities, and it also resonates within the throat chakra to stimulate psychic communication abilities.
Purple Sapphire is a strong stone to awaken the crown chakra and to open your awareness of the spiritual side of your being.
It is a stone to use when awakening the kundalini, as it clears the path where the kundalini energy travels between the base and crown chakras, allowing the process to go more smoothly.
This stone also works at the third eye to stimulate the pineal gland. This may awaken your psychic awareness and open up clairvoyant abilities.
Purple Spinel varies from a dark purple color through to a lavender or red-violet color.
This crystal resonates at the third eye chakra and is an excellent healing stone, especially to aid pain, and may aid emotional healing.
It is known to be an etheric cleanser that helps to remove negativity from the auric field. It is also a protective stone, that is known to bounce negative energy from ill wishes, back to the sender.
This is a good stone to use if you are starting a new spiritual based business, as it may inspire you to persist when the going gets tough. Keep on your body to take advantage of its ongoing energy.
Pyrolusite is a useful stone to have close to you, as it repels negative energy and strengthens your aura.
It can help to provide a barrier to stop psychic interference from strong minded individuals, and stop you getting attention from beings who live in the lower astral realms.
It may help you to feel more optimistic about life. It activates the base chakra and also has a strong action at the crown chakra stone to aid transformation.
It also encourages coincidences or serendipity to come into play, to aid you to move your life in a new direction. It stimulates confidence, and may help you to deal with authority figures, in a way that still maintains your own beliefs.
The healing properties of crystals like these can be utilized if you have problems with your metabolism, bronchitis and eyesight.
Pyromorphite comes in a few colors including green, orange-yellow, white and yellow crystals.
Their energy is known to be highly protective, so are useful psychic protection stones to keep in an area you spend time, and their vibration may assist with removing attached negative entities.
The healing properties of crystals of all colors of Pyromorphite strongly relate to the way they aid other stones to work better, so it is good to combine it with other stones.
It is a stone that stimulates an increase in success in your life, and can stimulate your energy physically, and is known to help you to look at the funny side of issues.
It is said to be helpful to aid issues in the stomach such as irritable bowel syndrome, and celiac disease and may assist you to better assimilate vitamins and minerals.
This is also a crystal that helps gardeners and conservationists, and aids contact with nature spirits, devas and sprites, and is known to boost prophetic ability when used in meditation.
Pyrophyllite is a good stone to use to help you to disconnect your energy from others in your life who you may have had relationships with, as it helps to release hooks connecting you to others.
This stone's vibration is excellent to easily align your chakras as it is powerful to use for meditation, when it may assist you to make contact with spirit guides.
This stone's energy may also assist you when you are learning to do automatic writing.
The healing properties of crystals like these are related to its action to help problems in the stomach area, such as indigestion and acidity. It is also said to be helpful if your adrenal glands are overstimulated.
Pyrrhotite is an iron based mineral, with an energy that has an excellent effect in the body to make you feel good. The vibration of this stone creates a surge of energy within the body, that will align the meridians.
The healing properties of crystals like these pertain to its action to assist you to let go of fear and anger, and it may help to soothe muscular aches and pains and relieve stress.
It is an unusual stone to use in meditation, as it is known to aid you to discover the ways and means by which a powerful solution can be found to life's problems.
It can even aid the birth of miracles. It may assist you to realize the perfect solution to your problems, by helping you to learn this during the meditative state.
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