SERPENTINE ~ History and legends tells us that serpentine was used as a protective stone against demonic powers and evil forces. It was considered a guardian of vital energy and a protector of the soul. In ancient civilizations, serpentine was seen as a talisman. It acted as a protection stone and promoted fertility. In this day it is often used in altars, temple decoration and carvings and is considered a protective stone that brings peace. This stone is especially powerful on the heart and sacral chakras.When used in meditation, it should be reinforced by jade or chrysoprase. It can be beneficial for cardiac irregularities, kidney disorders, stomach, bowel and menstrual problems. You may discharge it's energy under warm running water and charge overnight in water with rock crystals, or a few hours in sun light.(Remember not to let it become too hot)