Name of crystal: Lodestone
Common source: USA
Astrological associations: Virgo
Lodestones have long been associated with the "lore of attraction" and considered by many as a "magical" stone. Lodestones are natural magnets and are used in all sorts of spells, primarily to attract certain conditions toward you.
Carry your Lodestone as a good luck charm, use it in ritual spells or keep one in your home. Place a Lodestone in a charm bag with other stones to make them more powerful, drawing greater wealth, stronger love and better health.
Healing qualities: Lodestone allows you to find direction and get the best from undesired situations. It also brings about receptivity and acceptance
Physical qualities: Helps with muscle aches, cramps, and joint problems like rheumatism and arthritis
Emotional/Spiritual qualities: Lodestone’s grounding qualities helps with maintaining an yin/yang balance while battling against insecurities, dependence, and confusion
Magical and mystical qualities: Put a male and female lodestone, or two the same for same-sex relationship, in a red bag to maintain faithful love
Reference: The Crystal Healer – Philip Permutt, Crystals for Health – Cassandra Eason