Aventurine helps balance the male/female polarities. It brings motivation and heightens existing or dormant leadership abilities. Aventurine is said to stimulate deeper dreaming and assist with visualization. It helps with creativity, courage, making heart based decisions, and implementing new ideas. Aventurine is used to heal and protect the heart chakra. It is considered to be a stone of good luck and fortune, and is said to enhance one’s intellect and perception. Green Aventurine is said to be especially helpful with money matters. It has a comforting, supportive, and balancing energy, especially when worn or carried over longer periods of time. Aventurine is a Zodiac stone of Aries. It should be cleansed once a month under running water and placed in the sun to recharge.