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Chapter 2 - Complaint/illness - lithotherapy

CHAPTER 2
Following is a compilation of complaints/illnesses and the minerals which,
according to several publications, might have a healing effect.

ENGLISH                      DUTCH                                                  
                                                                                     
COMPLAINT                  KWALEN                        LITHOTHERAPY                         
-----------------------    -------------------------    ----------------------------         
Adaptation                  aanpassingsvermogen    chrysoprase                   
                                 bevorderen                                          
Affection, increase of    liefdeverhogend             moonstone, rose quartz        
Aggression                  agressie                        carnelian, topaz, heliodor    
Allergies                      allergien                       aquamarine, zircon            
Anemia                       bloedarmoede               sphalerite, hematite          
Angina Pectoris            Angina Pectoris             rock crystal                  
Arteriosclerosis            adervernauwing            pyrite, sphalerite            
Arthritis                      artritis                          petrified wood                
Asthma                       astma                          rutilated quartz, aquamarine  
Attack                         beroerte                       lapis lazuli                  
Back pains                   rugklachten                  sunstone, rock crystal,       
                                                                    malachite                  
Back, strengthening       rugversterkend           sunstone, rock crystal        
Backbone, slipped disc    hernia                        sunstone (oligoclase with
                                                                          hematite flakes)          
Balance, upset              evenwichtsstoornis       tourmaline, tourmaline-quartz
Basedow illness             Basedow (ziekte van)   amber                         
Bladder illness               blaasziekte                  heliotrope, hematite          
Bladder, infection of       blaasontsteking           amber                         
Bladder stones              blaasstenen                 heliotrop                     
Blood cells, forming of    bloedcelvorming          hematite, blood coral         
Blood cleansing             bloedzuiverend             lapis-lazuli, sphalerite      
Blood disease                bloedziekte                  hematite, blood coral         
Blood poisoning             bloedvergiftiging          carnelian                     
Blood pressure, high      bloeddruk, hoog           sodalite, chrysocolla         
Blood pressure, low       bloeddruk, laag            carnelian+nephrite, heliodor
Boils, chronic                steenpuisten, regelmatig  amazonite                     
Brain strengthening       verstandversterkend     emerald, beryl                
Breath, shortage of        ademnood                   rutilated quartz, agate,      
Bronchi, strengthen        luchtwegen versterkend  rutilated quartz, peridot     
Bronchitis                      bronchitis                    rutilated quartz, amber       
Bruises                          kneuzingen                 magnetite                     
Burns                            brandwonden              amazonite, amethyst           
Cancer, prevention of     kanker, preventief        peridot                       
Car sickness                  wagenziekte                snow-quartz, aquamarine       
Carelessness                 zorgeloosheid              smoky quartz, citrine         
Cheerfulness                 opgewektheid              citrine                       
Claustrophobia              ruimtevrees                 amber                         
Concentration, enhancing  concentratie,            lapis lazuli, red tourmaline  
                                     verhoging van                                       
Condition, improvement   algemene konditie     jade, zoisite                 
 of general                         verbetering                                       
Constitution, cold         koud gestel                  amber, sunstone               
Contamination             besmetting                   garnet, zoisite               
Cramp, calf                 kuitkramp                     hematite, pyrite              
Deficiency, calcium      kalktekort                     apatite, chalcedony           
Depression                  depressie                      citrine, peridot              
Diabetes                     suikerziekte                   carnelian (when you are       
                                                                         not injecting)          
Diaphragm, strengthens  middenrif versterki    heliodor + rock crystal       
Diarrhoea                    diarree                         rose quartz                   
Digestion, improving    spijsvertering                magnesite                     
Dizziness                    duizeligheid                   tourmaline, rock crystal      
Drug addiction            drugverslaving               amethyst                      
Drunkenness               dronkenschap               amethyst                      
Ear pains                    oorpijn                         rhyolite                      
Ears, ringing               oorsuizingen                 agate with nephrite           
Eczema                      eczeem                         aventurine, amazonite         
Eczema, contact         contacteczeem               amazonite                     
Emotional life,            gevoelsleven,                moonstone, citrine            
   improvement of      verbetering van                                     
Energy, increase of     energie, verhogen van    garnet                        
Epilepsy                     epilepsie                        emerald, lapis lazuli         
Extravasation             bloeduitstortingen z.g.    sapphire                      
                                blauwe plekken                                     
Eye ailments              oogaandoeningen           Apache tears, falcon's eye    
                                                                       (= blue tiger's eye)       
Eye, strengthening     oogversterkend              Apache tears, obsidian        
Eyesight, improving    gezichtsvermogen,         Apache tears, obsidian        
                               verbetering van                                     
Facial pains               aangezichtspijn              magnetite                     
Fatigue                     vermoeidheid                 garnet                        
Fear                         angst (fobien)                amber, tourmaline             
Feet, chilblained        wintervoeten                  chalcedony                    
Fertility, increases     zwangerschapbevorderend  moonstone                     
Fever, preventing      koortswerend                 carnelian, ruby               
Frigidity                    frigiditeit                       moonstone, rose quartz        
Gall ailments             galaandoening               jade, jasper                  
Glands, swollen         klieren, opgezette          aquamarine                    
Gout                         jicht                             sphalerite                    
Gripes                       buikkrampen                rose quartz, chrysocolla      
Hemorrhoids             aambeien                      heliotrope, topaz             
Hair, losing               haaruitval                      chalcedony, agate             
Hands, chilblained     winterhanden                 chalcedony                    
Hay fever                 hooikoorts                      aquamarine                    
Head, pains in back of  achterhoofdpijn           nephrite, amethyst            
Headache                 hoofdpijn                       amethyst                      
Hearing, improve      gehoor, verbetering van  rhyolite                      
Heart complaints      hartklachten                  garnet, heliodor, zoisite     
Heart, palpitation of  hartkloppingen of ritme  garnet, heliodor              
heart beat, irregular-   stoornissen                                         
 ity of heart beat                                                             
Heart, spasms of the  hartkrampen                chrysoprase                   
Hoarseness               schorheid                      carnelian                     
Illness, preventing     ziektewerend                 peridot                       
Infertility                  onvruchtbaarheid           moonstone                     
Insomnia                  slapeloosheid                 topaz + rhodochrosite         
Inspiration                inspiratie                       zircon, peridot               
Itching                     jeuken                           aquamarine, aventurine        
Jaundice                  geelzucht                        jasper, turquoise             
Joints, ailments of the  gewrichtsziekten          malachite + magnetite         
Kidney ailments        nieraandoeningen            nephrite                      
Knee ailments           knie aandoeningen          nephrite, malachite           
Liver ailments           leverziektes                    turquoise                     
Liver, strengthen the   lever, versterking van    turquoise, jasper             
Lumbago                  spit                                 rock crystal                  
Lungs, strengthenin  longversterkend               opal, tiger's eye             
Melancholic              zwaarmoedigheid              citrine                       
Memory, increase     geheugen, verbetering van  emerald, blue topaz           
Meningitis                hersenvliesontsteking        hematite                      
Migraine                  migraine                           amethyst                      
Mind, cheerful          zonnig gemoed                 citrine                       
Miscarriage, prevention  miskraam voorkomen   aquamarine                    
Mouth, dry               droge mond                      rock crystal                  
Muscle, weakening    spierverslapping               prehnite                      
Nail biting                nagelbijten                       tourmaline-quartz             
Nail, breaking           nagels, brekende              chalcedony                    
Nails, enhances growth   nagels, groei van        chalcedony                    
Neck pains               nekpijnen                         magnetite                     
Nervousness            nervositeit                        tourmaline-quartz             
Odour, body             lijfgeuren                         zoisite, citrine              
Pain, general            pijnen, algemeen              magnetite                     
Pain, rheumatic        reumapijnen                     malachite with or             
                                                                    without  magnetite         
Passion, rouse          hartstocht, opwekking van   red tourmaline, ruby          
Peace, inner             rust, innerlijke                  lapis lazuli, rhodochrosite   
Period, irregular        menstruatie, onregelmatig   malachite + rock crystal      
Periodic pains           menstruatiekrampen         prehnite, malachite           
Perspiring feet          zweetvoeten                     amethyst                      
Pimples                    acne', jeugdpuistjes          aventurine, amazonite         
Perseverance, increases  doorzettingsvermogen   garnet                        
                              verhogen van                                       
Pregnancy(last 3       zwangerschap (laatste       jade                          
      months                      3 maanden)                                         
Rash, fever              koortsuitslag (Herpes)        amazonite                     
Relationship,            relatieverbetering               turquoise                     
   improvement of                                                              
Resistance, strengthens  weerstand versterkend    peridot                       
Restlessness, preventing  onrustwerend             chrysoprase                   
Sea sickness            zeeziekte                           snow-quartz, aquamarine       
Selfconfidence          zelfvertrouwen                  lapis lazuli                  
Short temperedness,  opvliegend, voorkomend   labradorite, turquoise        
 preventing                                                                    
Sciatica                   ischias                               magnetite, hematite           
Shingles                  gordelroos                         red tourmaline + magnetite
Sleep, deep             slaap, diepe                       lapis lazuli
Sleep, quiet             slaap, rustig                      hematite
Smoking, reducing    roken, verminderen           smoky quartz
Smoking, stop          roken, stoppen                  smoky quartz
Soothing                  kalmering                         smoky quartz                  
Spiritless                 futloosheid                         citrine, garnet               
Stammer                 stotteren                           tourmaline, tourmaline-
                                                                        quartz
Stomach, abundance  maagzuur, overtollig         jade                          
  gastric juice                                                                
Stomach problems     maagklachten                    beryl, jade                   
Stomach, strengthening   maagversterking          jade, heliodor                
Stomach, ulcer          maagzweren                      jade + tourmaline-quartz      
Stool, improving        stoelgang te traag              red moss agate, magnesite     
Strenghtening of:                                                               
    heart                   hart                                heliodor                      
    kidneys                nieren                             nephrite                      
    skeleton               beendergestel                 apatite                       
    lungs                   longen                            opal                          
    bladder                blaas                              amber                         
    eyes                    ogen                               obsidian                      
    back                    rug                                 sunstone                      
    diaphragm           middenrif                         heliodor                      
Stress                     stress                                lapis lazuli, labradorite     
Styptic                     bloedstelpend                   hematite                      
Teething, babies       tanden krijgen, babies       amber (already 3000 years)    
Throat, sore             keelpijn                            aquamarine                    
Thyroid gland ailments   schildklierafwijking       amber                         
Varicose veins, internal   spataderen, inwendig   heliotrope                    
Varicose veins, external  spataderen, uitwendig  topaz, malachite              
Voice strengthening        stem versterkend         carnelian, opal               
Vomiting                  braken                              jade                          
Warts                      wratten                             peridot (on spot), sunstone
Weight, losing           vermageren                       magnesite                     
Wetting the bed         bedplassen                        nephrite, tourmaline-
                                                                            quartz   
Work, improves zes    werklust bevorderend        garnet                        
   for work                                                                    
Wound healing           wondgenezing                   amazonite                     
Worms                      wormen (+toxoplasmose)   turritella-agate

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