This wonderfully calming stone is a staple in Native American medicine bags, and makes an excellent worry stone. Jasper is known as the "supreme nurturer". This family of gemstones provides support during periods of stress, enhances dream recall and shamanic journeying, and offers protection.

Red Jasper resonates with the root chakra and brings grounding energy. It connects one to the Earth and can bring a better understanding to the necessity of natural events. It is gently stimulating and helps to rectify unjust situations. It can also shed light on problems and provide insight on how to handle them. This gemstone helps with quick thinking and organization, imparts determination, and helps transform ideas into action.

Known as "a stone of health", Red Jasper cleanses the aura and aligns the chakras. It strengthens and detoxifies the circulatory system, blood, and liver. It can also aid in dissolving blockages in the liver and bile ducts. This stone helps to balance the mineral content in the body, and can prolong sexual pleasure. Red Jasper is an opaque, patterned variety of quartz that is colored red by inclusions of iron oxide. It is fairly common and can be found worldwide. Jasper is available in other colors including brown, green, blue, purple, and yellow. It can also be found in banded and patterned varieties such as Leopardskin Jasper, Mookaite Jasper, Orbicular Jasper and Picture Jasper.