Jasper is protective. It can align all the chakras and balance yin yang energies, it is stabilizing and healing. Legend says that Jasper would drive away evil spirits and protect against snake and spider bites. In the fourth century it was thought to bring about the rain.
As well, Jaspers of all kinds have long been attributed magical powers in just about every culture known to man. Jasper was used in Ancient European times as a "rain bringer" and it is interesting to note that the word for jasper in some American Indian cultures also meant, "Rain Bringer".Healing Properties:
When laid on therapeutically, red jasper stimulates sexuality and fertility. Red-brown jasper is particularly beneficial in the treatment of liver, spleen and pancreas issues.
Red jasper refers to the reddish variation of brecciated jasper. It, as the other jaspers, is a stone of protection. Red jasper has been used for protection during astral travel for eons; and has been used to assist in dowsing.
Red Jasper is called a stone of fairness and justice because mystical lore claims it will decrease unjustness and helps to aid in unfair situations. It is also told to aid with dream work, and enhance dream recall. It is said that this stone will enhance responsibility, choice and compassion. Metaphysically it is purported to have a stabilizing effect, and can help one take all one's energy and use it in a more balanced manner. It is told to be a stone that helps in all areas of survival, and as well is of course a protective stone.
Red or Poppy jasper, legend tells us, is said to bring joy into life, acting somewhat like adrenaline, waking up and energizing areas of the body that appear to be sleeping. It is believe to encourage a deep connection with life and of the earth. It inspires a positive, joyful attitude and give the motivation and energy to take creative action.Zodiac:
Mystical Birthstone for the Month of October.
Stone of Scorpio and Aries as well as Virgo, it symbolizes will power, and in the Middle Ages it was known as the Warrior's Stone. Legend holds that jasper is the stone that adorned Siegfried's Sword.