Jasper is a Chalcedony comprised of minute Quartz crystals with sub-microscopic pores. It comes in a wide variety of colours, even some with stripes or spots. Mainly, the family of Jasper assist in grounding to a greater or lesser degree. Red jasper is the most easily available and works on the solar plexus chakra. It is used to align the chakras of the physical, ethereal and emotional bodies. The energy of Jasper is beneficial to the kidneys, spleen, bladder, liver, stomach and womb.
Red Jasper makes a good worry bead and a few tumbled in the pocket have a surprisingly remarkable effect on our emotions. It provides insight into the most difficult of problems. It helps stabilise the energy field around the body and has a cleansing effect on the aura.