African turquoise stones assist in acquiring knowledge and understanding of self through past lives. It assists with clearing karma by providing insight into the nature of ones duties to others. This includes responsibilities one had toward others in previous lives, which may include debts that need repayment or expectations held toward one another. african turquoise stones also offer protection on many levels; it counters negative energies (physical, mental and emotional) that are released in group settings or in crowds. Also quite helpful for those who are struggling with emotional issues, especially anxiety and depression. african turquoise can help release emotional traumas from childhood or past lives. african turquoise also is beneficial for stimulating creativity and imagination, as well as facilitating access to deep feelings of love and joy which would otherwise be unreachable. let go of negative habits, and disappointments and good for short tempers.