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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Tiger Eye - Brings Focus and Confidence


Tiger Eye is a beautiful stone whose name comes from its resemblance to the eye of a tiger. It is found primarily in South Africa.

Tiger Eye is useful in relieving high blood pressure, and helping bronchial asthma, rheumatic heart disease, Otis, and psoriasis. It also has benefits for the weak and sick.

Tiger Eye's primary mystical property is that it provides mental focus and confidence. It helps you face and overcome difficult challenges and stick to your plans, despite discouraging setbacks. For this reason it is sometimes marketed as a gem that brings professional and financial success. It is also believed to protect you during your travels, because the mental focus keeps you aware of the dangers of your new surroundings and take appropriate cautions. For the same reason, Roman soldiers used to wear Tiger Eye for protection during battle.

If you have the habit of giving up and backing down from your fears, and of being easily distracted from what's important, maybe Tiger Eye is the gem for you.



By wearing the Tiger's Eye stone helps clear your mind of any annoying thoughts or stress. It's recommended that you carry it with you everywhere including when you drive to help keep yourself safe from any harm that may come your way. Also its power has the ability to attract wealth, good luck, keep away evil, and protect one's family and friends.

The benefits and healing power that the Tiger's Eye stone offers is appreciated and respected by all those who wear it. The Tiger's Eye stone encourages a passion for life and enhances your willpower and drives your will for success. It promotes not only clarity of intention, boosts self esteem, and gives courage, determination, and strength. These are all qualities that are needed in life to give individuals the happy, healthy life.

Places such as Africa use the Tiger's Eye stone to ward off what's known as black magic. This is the mixture of evil spirits, evil doing, negative influences, and bad travel vibes. Those who believe that curses exist often keep the Tiger's Eye stone close by.



The Tiger Eye stone can be cleansed before ever sending it to someone as a gift or shipping it to a new location. This will help to prevent it from carrying negative energies along with it. To cleanse it, the Tiger Eye stone should be kept in salt water overnight as a way to recharge its energy. Once it has been taken out of the salt water it should then be washed in fresh water and placed in the sun for 2-3 hours. This process should be done every 3 months at least. This allows the user to find their inner strength and light. The Tiger's Eye stone should be protected from sharp blows or scratches so make sure to keep it in a safe place when it's not being worn or used.

The Tiger Eye's stone often comes in a variety of shapes and is worn more often in beads or pendants than other pieces of jewelry. The Tiger's Eye stone often consists of golden brown and yellow stripes which gives it its unique appeal. It's also referred to as the African cat's eye or crocidolite cat's-eye. It resembles that of a real tiger’s eye and received its name due to this.
Many individuals of the Zodiac sign regardless of age or sex benefit from the Tiger Eye stone. It often helps to lessen or use in the healing process of several diseases including rheumatic, heart disease, psoriasis, and asthma.

For those looking for the perfect gift this is one that can be given out of love, and devotion to another. For those who understand the meaning behind the Tiger's Eye stone, the present will be received with dignity and respect.
 

Healing Properties:
Healing eye disorders is one of the most common medicinal uses associated with Tiger eye. It can help slow the flow of energy through the body which makes the gem very helpful in stress related illnesses, but also may create an issue if you do not want to stem your energy...do not wear jewelry containing tiger's eye for too many consecutive days.

Red tiger's eye is useful in slowing down the third chakra and flushing out excess energy. Tiger's eye in general is an emotional balance that soften stubbornness and gives clear insight. It will ground and center, thus strengthening the connection with will and personal power.


Magical Properties:
Energy:
Projective
Element: Fire
Powers: Money, protection, courage, energy, luck, divination. Ruled by the sun and possessing a golden flash of light, this stone is worn to strengthen convictions and create courage and confidence. It is a warm stone, and it promotes energy flow through the body when worn. It is quite beneficial to the weak or sick.



Zodiac:
Associations: Sun
Not a Traditional Birthstone for any Month
Stone of Capricorn and Leo, it balances the male and female energies. To dream of the tiger's eye symbolizes a need to keep alert; someone or some thing is hiding the truth behind of veil of illusion. 


Chakra Classification:
Using Tiger Eye with your lower chakras (1st, or Root/Base Chakra, 2nd, or Sacral/Navel Chakra, 3rd, or Solar Plexus Chakra) can bring about a balance of energy between mental and physical health.
If you constantly worry over your health, this stone can prevent hypochondria and psychosomatic illnesses. Tiger Eye can also bring calm to stressful environments.