Emerald is a variety of the gemstone beryl. The ancient Greeks and Romans regarded emerald as a gemstone belong to Aphrodite and Venus. As such, it is all about beauty, love, generosity, receiving, abundance and kindness. Islamic teachings connect the emerald to peace and harmony.
In crystal healing therapy, it is used to balance the heart chakra and align all of the subtle bodie. It enables the dreamer to receive insights through his dreams. It enhances psychic abilities.
Rudolf Steiner stated that emerald stimulates movement.