The precious jade stone has been known to man for 7,000 years. Finally recognized for its exquisiteness, in 3000 BC the jade was considered the royal gem in China, where its worth is comparable to gold and diamonds here in the West.
The Mayans and Aztecs believed it to be the stone of magic that only Priests, Kings and Gods were worthy of wearing. In traditional Eastern medicine, the jade is believed to possess healing qualities by emitting a gentle steady energy that strengthens the lungs, heart, thymus, immune and nervous system, as well as increasing kidney filtration and blood detoxification.
The jade is a natural transmitter of far-infrared rays in the same wavelength as from the human body. It contains vital elements essential for the human body such as calcium and magnesium. The jade also produces negative ions which encourage the cells metabolism, which in turn increases one’s vitality, strengthens one’s immune defense and enhances endurance.
It is well known in the Orient for slowing down the process of aging as well as maximizing the body’s ability to strengthen its natural defenses and healing abilities.
The health benefits of jade are also now becoming known in the West. In a study done performed in Germany, it was reported that the jade lowers high blood pressure and improves poor circulation. Mice fed with jade filtered water displayed a decrease in high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels as well as reflecting an increase in sperm count and regenerative functions