Aquamarine is a very calming crystal that works with the mind and the throat. It clears confusion, reduces stress and removes extraneous thoughts, quietening the mind and making it an excellent crystal for meditation. It can also sharpen the mind and bring clarity and helps to bring understanding of underlying emotions. Working on the throat area it helps expression, clears blocked communication and is useful for sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems.
Aquamarine can break old, self-defeating programs, brings courage and has a general tonic effect. It is useful for closure on all levels, harmonises its surroundings and helps if you feel overwhelmed by responsibility. It is perfect for both the Mercury-ruled signs of Virgo and Gemini