Written By Liz Oakes
The healing properties of crystals from O to P may be found in this article. You may be surprised at how many stones there are in this small area of the alphabet.
A number of them are some of my favorite stones, including the lovely green Peridot, shown in the picture of the ring in the picture below.
To aid you to find what you are looking for, checkout the picture grid below. It shows images of many healing crystals for you to use that are in the O to P section of the alphabetical list.
Use the images shown below to help you to find the stone meanings more quickly, as this is a way that you can quickly see if the stone you are looking for is covered here.
The photo grid below shows you pictures of the crystals in this alphabetic group that have been written about on this site.
Some of the stones or crystals may be marked with a link, and you can may notice that the name of the stone, which is shown below each picture, could be highlighted.
If a name is highlighted, this tells you that you may find more detailed information on that stone on another page.
It also means that there is no more information about it on this page so you need to go to the in-depth page about it.
For those crystals that do not yet have their own page, following the photo grid, you will find the healing properties of crystals like these.
Each of these stones has a brief description along with a picture. Once they have their own individual page they are removed from this page to make room for new stones that become available.
Ocho Geode come from Brazil, and while some may look sparkley, they are simply colored quartz with inclusions of other minerals.
The addition of these minerals aids them to have a vibration that may bring luck into your life, and they carry the energy of victory.
They aid you to see the whole picture and you can use this to plan your future.
While the healing properties of crystals made from quartz are good due to their ability to resonate well, Ocho Geode are not healing stones as such.
They are excellent to use during meditation, as they may aid you to contact spirit beings in the higher realms and their energy may be helpful when astral traveling.
Oligoclase is in the feldspar family. They are fairly uncommon stones, that will help you to gain feelings of trust in the way your life is unfolding.
The healing properties of crystals like these particularly relates to their action to help the healing of breaks, specifically of the hand or wrist.
They also help you to let go of any feelings of anger you might feel regarding the circumstances of your bone break, that may be holding back your healing.
Olivine is strongly associated with Peridot, which is the gem quality variety of this stone. The healing properties of crystals such as Peridot and Olivine are similar.
The energy of either of these stones will help the body to heal from health problems in the heart, lungs, spleen and intestines.
This stone's vibration may stimulate you to take action when required, and it is particularly helpful at critical junctures in life.
It helps you to value time spent alone, and to be comfortable being alone, rather than feeling lonely. It is especially beneficial to use it when you need to take time to consider the various options open to you.
This is a stone of motivation, that aids you to respond to circumstances when needed, combining this with the qualities of creativity, courage and inspired action.
Onyx Stone comes in a number of colors, but the most common are the black and the white onyx stone, with many pieces having bands of mixed colors.
While the various colors of Onyx have some differing attributes, the healing properties of crystals in this family are all similar in that all colors are helpful to boost your inner strength.
These crystals are very supportive during stressful situations, and they are particularly helpful to aid grief.
They can assist you to regain feelings of happiness, and they are good stones to assist in bringing good fortune into your life.
These crystals can help you to keep secrets, but they are known to hold the memories of things within them.
These may be things that have happened to anyone who has worn the stone, and these can be retrieved by those who utilizes the gift of psychometry.
Optical Calcite is also known as Iceland Spar, as it was originally found in Iceland, although it has since been found in other areas.
It is a semi-transparent rhomboid shaped calcite which has an unusual quality of being double refractive.
This means that if you look at something through this stone it appears as if they are in two different locations.
These crystals resonate within all chakras, but they are particularly strong in the area above the crown chakra, to clear stagnant energy there.
It also occurs in various colors including Clear Optical Calcite... shown above, Orange, Pale Golden and Transparent Pink Calcite.
The healing properties of crystals like these are helpful on the physical level to aid your eyesight, and so their name relates to their healing attributes.
They are wonderful to stimulate clear thinking and are wonderful used on the third eye in meditation, to aid you to clearly see what you need to do in your life.
Orange Calcite has a lovely vibrant color, and resonates strongly at the solar plexus and the sacral chakra.
It has a good energy to stimulate your creativity, helps you to release fear and may help you to feel more confident. Orange Calcite is also said to be useful to stimulate the flow of money into your life.
The healing properties of crystals like these are quite potent, and their energy is helpful to aid the body to heal.
They may aid problems such as depression and stress, as well as reproductive and stomach related health issues.
Orange Kyanite is a sacral chakra stone, and is a helpful crystal for aiding the sexual organs.
It has the power to enhance creativity, as it works strongly within the second chakra, known as the sacral or navel chakra.
This is the area of the body where creativity is birthed. The healing properties of crystals in the same family are often similar, and they have many of the same stone meanings as Blue Kyanite.
So it is of value to read both so that you may fully understand.
Orthocerus crystals are a black and gray fossil, and are a fossilized mollusk that lived around 400 million years ago.
These fossils are quite lovely healing tools to use to help you when you are working on past life issues.
These are also known as excellent healing stones, and are lovely stones to carry on your body and to have in your environment.
The healing properties of crystals like these mainly relate to age related issues, such as pain in the spine.
They will also help you to release fear related to getting old and can be utilized in the workplace to assist others to be more accepting of those who may be older than them.
Ouro Verde Quartz is created from Metamorphosis Quartz by using a high electron irradiation system.
The gamma radiation creates its unique greenish yellow color, and note that it does not contain any residual radiation, and is said to be quite safe to use.
It is said to help you to detect any radon present in your environment, and helps you to not absorb radiation in areas where there are either natural radiation sources or radioactive material.
Ouro Verde Quartz is a highly protective stone that is known to be helpful to assist precognition related to assisting you to make the right decisions about your future.
It may assist you to make the correct choice when playing games of chance, and is known as a stone of prosperity as well as a healing stone for allergies.
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 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. It helps you to release karmic issues, and will cleanse and heal issues from the past.
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.
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.
Pudding Stone is a mixture of various minerals and this creates a blend of colors in the stones.
This is a good stone to use in your daily meditation, as it may assist you to discover ways to remedy situations in your life that you feel are unfair or not in your best interests in some way.
It is also helpful to aid you to recall dreams, and to take notice of dream aspects that may be of particular significance to your life.
While using it in meditation it may assist you to remember dreams that were given to you to help you to solve life issues.
Use it at the crown chakra to boost your imagination, to assist you to have greater mental clarity and to help you if you are doing astral travel. It may help you to remain calm at stressful times.
You may be aided to recognize that it may be helpful to let go of old ways of thinking when your thoughts are making you feel depressed and anxious.
The healing properties of crystals like these are known to help those with allergies, and to give you pain relief.
It is said to be beneficial to use these crystals when you have health issues that are expected to get worse.
Pumpellyite is a copper based mineral which comes in various colors, particularly green.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you new to using crystals and want to discover which book is best? There are a large number of books about crystals on the market and some books have more information than others.
If you are new to using crystals you may benefit from reading my book reviews.
There is even a section for those of you who are just beginning, as well as reviews of books for crystal collectors who appreciate a book that is more in-depth.
Read reviews of my favorite Crystal Books, to learn which book may be best for you.
Various stones below will heal different chakras. For an overview of all the chakras and their specific chakra stones, see the in depth information about chakras and stones for each area.
Some stones may be able to heal more than one area of the body, so they may be found in more than one chakra area within the list.
There is detailed information for each chakra, and you need only click on the highlighted chakra name to go it. So if you need to know more, please check out the articles on each of the chakras.
For more detailed information on the specific chakra each individual stone will heal, please see the chakra stone list.
If you are not exactly sure what chakras are and feel you would like to know more, please go to the page on the meaning of chakras for a detailed explanation of the chakras.
Maybe you'd like to know more, about something you just read?
Or perhaps there are stones that may interest you in another part of the alphabet... find out the stone meanings in these categories by utilizing the site-map page... link below.