Poppy Jasper is a type of Red Jasper recognized for its joyful, powerful energy. By working with the root chakra, this type of jasper can be used for deep spiritual grounding or revitalizing. This makes it an excellent all-purpose stone for controlling and stimulating one’s energy, mental activity, sex drive, and motivation.
In addition to aiding inner energy work, Poppy Jasper balances yin and yang and aligns all parts of the body, mind, and spirit. For those working with computers or other electronics, this jasper is also useful for fending off EMF energy.
The Jasper Family
The Jasper family of stones comes with a lot of titles – supreme nurturer, stone of courage, stone of wisdom – and no matter what type you favor or choose, these qualities are present in all of them.
Jasper unifies all aspects of your life, reminding people to help each other. It absorbs negative energy, balances yin/yang, aligns body, mind, spirit, useful for shamanic travel. These stones also aid quick thinking and will re-energize you after recovering from illness. Jasper comes in many different colors, but all are useful for grounding subtle energy that will translate into action in the world.
These stones are able to support you during times of stress by providing tranquility. Jasper reminds people that we are all here to help one another. It provides protection and grounding energy for your physical body. This stone also promotes determination, helping you to tackle challenges assertively and face your truth with honesty.
Jasper helps with quick thinking, organizational skills, and the imagination, allowing you to transform your ideas into action.
The Ancient Egyptians associated jasper with the menstrual blood of the goddess Isis and believed that it assisted pregnant women and helped with breastfeeding.
In the early days of Christianity, the Bishop of Salamis credited green jasper with the power to drive away evil fantasies.
It is the stone of Archangels Haniel and Sandalphon.
Native American tribes have used poppy jasper as a stone of protection.
Poppy Jasper gets its name from the dark red spots of color on its surface, which resemble poppy flowers.
Some believe that this stone is a strong protective amulet for pets. It is even thought that pet owners can use this jasper on themselves to improve their companion’s health.
Jasper is a sedimentary stone known as a chert. They are each unique to the extensive “bedded” deposits in which they are found. Many of these stones are named after the geographical area from which they were discovered. Poppy Jasper is a type of Red Jasper differentiated by its floral surface pattern. It is primarily found in parts of South America.
Poppy Jasper resonates with the base and sacral chakras. It has the power to energize and align all chakras.
You can place this type of jasper in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
Like Red Jasper, Poppy Jasper is sometimes associated with Taurus.
This type of jasper is thought to invigorate mental activity. It also aids the blood and supports the digestive and reproductive systems. Some say Poppy Jasper can also aid allergies, clear the liver, and balance minerals in the body.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Poppy Jasper at Crystal Life
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