There are precious and semi-precious stones in the world, and each one of them has unique properties that give it a special beauty and appeal, but one that stands out above all is jade, thanks to its healing and spiritual properties. For this reason, various civilizations venerated this stone for centuries, including the Chinese, who considered it the queen of gems, since it possessed the five cardinal virtues: love of neighbor, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom.

However, jade became popular thanks to the Mayans and Aztecs, who were fascinated by it, knowing its powers. This is how they began to use it in weapons, tools and armor to physically and spiritually protect their warriors, and even consumed jade powder to achieve eternal youth. However, after the arrival of the Spaniards in America, it is said that the Olmecs decided to hide all the jade for fear that it would fall into the wrong hands.

Apparently the Olmecs especially valued blue jade, which is why they kept it hidden with such suspicion, that no deposit with this color had ever been found in America. But, if pieces carved in blue jade had been found, which indicated that they could have been brought from China. However, it was not until 2001, and specifically in the valley of the El Tambor River, in Guatemala, that deposits of blue jade were found, which put this country in the eye of the world.

This blue-colored jade is considered one of the rarest in the world, and is known as royal jade, as it was used as an adornment by different rulers. It symbolizes peace and reflection, and provides serenity to those who wear it, being ideal for those who are overwhelmed, stressed and with a lot of tension.

Although there are several types of jade, with healing properties, what stands out about blue jade is its spiritual power, which makes it the perfect harmonizer of energies due to its calming and tranquilizing effects; at the same time, it helps to disperse negative energies and thoughts. It has the gift of helping to overcome depression caused by the loss of a loved one or other situations beyond our control.

Perhaps this stone seems so powerful that you may be thinking: does it really work or is it just a placebo effect? Although it lacks scientific proof, the healing and spiritual effects of this or other stones will depend on you maintaining a positive mental disposition, only then can you obtain the expected results.

So if you are a calm person and you want peace, harmony and well-being of the world and your loved ones, consider the possibility of having a blue jade stone with you, and accompany it when doing your meditation, You will see how it helps you release those tensions and stress that weigh you down so much.