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Keywords: Balance between extremes, discernment, vitality, strength, practicality, fairness
Chakras: Solar plexus, sacral, base
Elements: Fire and Earth
Zodiac Signs: Leo, Capricorn
Tiger Eye Crystal Healing Properties:
Tiger Eye is a solar stone of vitality, practicality, and physical action. It helps to create harmony and balance between extreme viewpoints or dualities and is helpful in conflict or mediation. Tiger Eye helps us to take effective action in response to the needs and challenges of physical life. It is thought to be a blood fortifier, and to assist in bringing biochemistry and hormones into balance.
Tiger Eye History and Uses:
Tiger Eye is named for its resemblance to the flashing golden eye of a tiger. Its colors range from yellow to golden to brown arranged in fibrous bands and it can also be found in red and blue varieties, all displaying beautiful silky chatoyancy. Historically it was used by Roman soldiers on the battlefield as a protection stone and also as an aid in business.
Tiger Eye Geological Description:
Tiger Eye is a stone member of the Quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 7. It is formed from Hawks Eye through pseudomorphism of Crocidolite in Quartz. Tiger Eye is found in South Africa, India, Burma, Western Australia and the USA.
Affirmation: I am balanced and strong and act with confidence and compassion.
All information about metaphysical properties is for reference only. It is a combination of research on how the gemstones have been used by different cultures today and throughout history, and our own personal experience. We do not recommend using crystals as a substitute for conventional medical or psychological treatment and do not claim they cure or heal medical conditions. Please always listen to the advice of your medical professional and only use crystals as a complementary therapy in addition to medical treatment.