Tiger Eye

Attributes

Protection | Clear thinking | Personal empowerment | Integrity | Willpower | Practicality | Grounding | Power | Courage | Grace

Tiger Eye, also known as Tigers Eye, is a variety of Chalcedony.  Tiger Eye is an 18th Anniversary gemstone.

Chakras - Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra

Zodiac - Capricorn

Planet – Sun

Element – Fire, Earth

Typical colours - golden-brown, blue, red

A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer.  It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions.  Particularly useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety.  Useful for recognising one’s own needs in relation to the needs of others.  Balancing yin-yang and energising the emotional body, Tiger Eye stabilises mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence, and releases tension.

Tiger Eye treats eyes, throat and reproductive organs, releases toxins, alleviates pain and is helpful in repairing broken bones and strengthening the alignment of the spinal column.

In addition to the generic healing properties of Tiger Eye, specific colours have additional attributes:

Blue Tiger Eye

Chakras - Throat Chakra

Element - Air

Blue Tiger Eye is calming and releases stress.  It aids the quick-tempered, overanxious and phobic.  Slows the metabolism, cools an overactive sex drive and dissolves sexual frustrations.

Red Tiger Eye

Chakras - Base Chakra

Element - Fire

A stimulating stone, Red Tiger Eye overcomes lethargy and provides motivation.  It speeds up a slow metabolism.  Red Tiger Eye increases a low sex drive.

Tiger Eye is also found in Tiger Iron.