Ruby is the STONE OF COURAGE stimulates the root chakra to bring in new life force energy. This stone also empowers you to pursue your aspirations with optimism. The Sanskrit name for ‘Ruby’ is ‘Ratnaraj’ which means “king of the gems.”
It ENHANCES passion, strength, happiness, & energy. It ALLEVIATES hopelessness, apathy, & tiredness.
Ruby balances the Root Chakra, and its Earth Element is Earth. Th relevant Zodiac Signs are Cancer, Sagittarius, & Aries, however; all signs may find this stone useful! This stone is also the Birthstone of July.
Below you will find scientific information on this stone.
GROUP: Aluminum Oxide
MOHS HARDNESS: 9
FORM/HABIT: Flat, Tabular Hexagonal
SOURCES: Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, India, Brazil, USA