Opal is a delicate stone with fine vibration over the surface. It is useful for enhancing cosmic consciousness and induces psychic and mystical visions. Opal is absorbent and reflective. It picks up thoughts and feelings and helps the people to be properly programmed for the future venture of life. Emotionally, Opal has always been associated with love and passion, desire and eroticism. Depending on the mines from where it is extracted, it can be classified into various types. Some of the excellent qualities of Opal are:
Cherry Opal – It aids in cleansing and activates the base and the sacral chakras of the body. It promotes a feeling of being centered and at a spiritual level, this stone activates clairvoyance and clairsentience. This stone is particularly helpful for healing headaches that arise from a blocked and unopened third eye.
Chrysopal opal – It opens to new impressions and encourages openness to others. This is an excellent variety of Opal that helps one to observe the world with new eyes. A mood-enhancer stone, alleviates the emotional burden and detoxifies and regenerates the liver and relieves feelings of constriction from heart and chest.
Green Opal – Is cleansing and rejuvenating stone that promotes emotional recovery and aides relationships. With its ability to filter information and reorient mind, it gives meaning to everyday life and brings about a spiritual perspective. In healing, green opal strengthens the immune system.
Hyalite (water opal) – Is an opal stone for scrying. Its watery depths stimulate the connection with the spiritual realms. A mood stabilizer, it connects the base chakra with the crown, enhancing the meditative experience. Hyalite helps those making the transition out of the body. It teaches that the body is a temporary vehicle for the soul.
Fire Opal – Is an enhancer of personal power, awakening inner fire, and a protector against danger. It is a symbol of hope, excellent for business, and as an energy amplifier. It is a wonderful stone for letting go of the past, although it can be explosive in its action when bottled-up emotions are suddenly released. Fire Opal resonates with the abdomen and lower back and the triple burner meridian. It heals the intestines and the kidneys, balancing the adrenal glands and preventing burn-out, and stimulates the sexual organs of the body. This is an excellent stone for reenergizing and warming.
Blue Opal – It is an emotional soother that realigns to a spiritual purpose and resonates with the throat chakra and can also enhance communication especially that of which has been suppressed through lack of confidence.