African Turquoise Gemstone Uses & Crystal Healing Properties

African Turquoise 

  • The Stone of Evolution
  • Assists in Spiritual Transformation
  • Encourages an Open Mind

As the stone of Evolution, African Turquoise brings positive change and transformation to one's life. It brings the desire to explore the unknown, opening the mind to endless possibilities. It will open the heart, readying one's soul to dive into the spiritual realm with a positive attitude, and a deep sense of confidence. 


Cancer: June 21 – July 22

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

Element: Earth

Planet: Jupiter 


To activate this crystal, affirm: I shed the layers of the old, to rise from the ashes anew. 


Heart - Throat

African Turquoise connects to the heart and sacral, showing us how to live with an open heart filled with compassion, and overflowing with unconditional love. This results in opening up the heart and releasing fears. It also protects the heart chakra building an energetic field around it and protects it from those that would do harm. By opening your heart chakra, you will feel an uplifting energy that will make you more willing to embrace change and explore new experiences. Start dance classes, learn to cook, pick up a new language. A person begins to release angers, and be open to forgiveness.

The throat chakra is amongst the most important because it aids in the release of energy from other chakras in the body to be expressed through the throat by speaking truth. When blocked, it will affect not only the throat area, but any other area where energy is being held back and not spoken. When in balance, there is no energy stagnation so the mind, body, and spirit are all in harmony resulting in a feeling of serenity, and flow. This combination will help to speak truth with an open heart, to come from a place of loving, understanding, and compassion. 




African Turquoise helps let go of negative habits, and disappointments. Allowing the carrier to embrace life with confidence, positivity and calmness. It is great at helping a person overcome short tempers, calming down destructive hyperactivity, and tension between spouses. African Turquoise can be used as a love crystal to attract love to your life. Just set that intention with it and carry it with you at all times. 

African Turquoise has the ability to reawaken your soul. Going into meditation with it will align your mind, body, and spirit allowing you to feel vibrant, and aware. It is a great stone for contemplation, and interconnectedness. African Turquoise can help you move on by opening your heart to forgiveness, and releasing harmful thoughts.


Revolving around heart chakra, it helps with supporting heart health, and blood circulation. The part of the endocrine system that is stimulated heals all the organs around the heart like the lungs, and surrounding muscles and skin. Therefore aiding in low cholesterol, heart attacks, thymus gland, and the nervous system also affecting eye health. 


Deeply rooted into the Earth’s vibration, African Turquoise carries the knowledge of Mother Gaia. Meditating with this stone can help access its records and enhance insight into the past and future. It can transmute negative spiritual energy from the past and reveal knowledge on how to access and use spiritual abilities.