The term Jasper is currently restricted to opaque microcrystalline Quartz, though the ancient iaspis was a stone of considerable translucency, often compared to the Emerald and other green objects.
The ancient Jaspers may have included stones which today would be classed as Chalcedony, and the emerald-like Jasper referenced in so many texts may have been more like the modern Chrysoprase.
Grass Jasper is an excellent talisman for those coping with paranoid delusions, entity attachments, or who feel overwhelmed by nightmares. Wear or carry as a rubbing stone to ward off negative energy, bring reassurance, and to help restore inner calm.
An ultimate sleep stone, Green Jasper is wonderful for young children to help establish proper sleep rhythms. Adults find it is a great addition to the bath or used as an elixir.
Use Grass Jasper to overcome obsessive compulsive disorder, and as an aid in efforts to diet, quit smoking, or in reducing one’s over-consumption of alcohol. It lends emotional support and strengthens self-control, as well as boosting physical energy levels. Its slow, steady vibration helps avoid extremes and encourages perseverance.
Grass Jasper is considered highly useful for treating disorders of the stomach and digestive system, the chest and lungs, as well as the kidneys, spleen, bladder, and liver.
It helps reduce toxicity and inflammation, dispels bloating and balances fluid retention, and may aid in controlling body odor.
Grass Jasper also assists in the prevention and treatment of bronchitis, colds, coughs, and influenza.