An Emerald is representative of our planet. It is receptive and promotes the powers of love, money, protection, and physically enhances eyesight. It brings and enhances joyfulness, cleansing of the spirit, general clairvoyance abilities, and improved memory. It also benefits intuition and communication, while it promotes truthfulness. Emeralds are also useful to increase prosperity, to heal relationships and for past life recall.
In several cultures the emerald was the symbol for fertilizing rain. In the Christian faith it is the symbol of faith and hope.
Emerald can help heal the physical heart and back. Healers can hold an emerald about 2 inches above the backbone and slowly make small circles up and down the spine to help back problems. It assists the eyesight and helps eye infections and conditions linked with the heart, lungs, thymus, pancreas and lymph nodes. Emerald is associated with the heart chakra.
The emerald is assigned to Cancer.