Aventurine is often referred to as the all-purpose healer.
This means not only that it is considered by many to be
good for physical disorders, but that it heals on all levels.
Green is the colour of healing, and Aventurine, as a member
of the quartz family, has a concentrated ability to dissolve
It's a particularly effective crystal for emotional healing
(and is especially helpful when worn for this purpose or
placed on the heart centre during chakra balancing). It
helps to balance the emotions, and is one of the best stones
to wear or carry during stressful periods. It can also be
used in crystal layouts when stress is internalised in the
solar plexus area.
It is also used with stones that have a seemingly more harsh
for example, tends to surface but not dissolve emotional
blockages. If Aventurine is used in conjunction with Malachite
(especially in the solar plexus area) emotional blockages
can be more effectively released and dissolved.
I do hope that you don't find quite as many uses for it
as I did in the past, but I'm sure that once you've begun
to work with Aventurine, you'll be very glad that it's a
member of your crystal collection.