Emerald, being the strongest example of the Green Ray, is associated with the Heart Chakra and with blissful love. In groups of two or more people, Emerald can encourage bonding, and strengthen communication and understanding, helping each person to adequately express themselves without offending others.
Emerald is believed to enhance memory and mental clarity. Meditating with Emerald can help one to connect to Divine Love, open the heart to accept all things in life as gifts, and acquire the ability to discern when others are speaking the truth or not.
Emerald is often used to attract prosperity to the owner, strengthening the courage to follow your hearts wisdom to its logical outcome, and allowing for the amplification of hope and encouragement. It can also be used to alert one of any blocks to progress, so they can be addressed and released. Emerald can help you clarify and strengthen your intention for a positive outcome. Emerald can help maintain faith in the knowledge of Divine perfection. Emerald reminds one that the Universe will always provide.
Emerald is a great stone for recovery and specifically works on conditions of the heart, liver, lungs, and spine. Historically, Emerald was known as an antidote to poisons.