The ruby is an aphrodisiac which allows you to experience all forms of love, from wild sensuality to mystical communion. It deepens the relationship of a couple and encourage closeness and commitment. The intense energy that composes it sharpens the mind by providing greater awareness and excellent concentration. It promotes a courageous attitude and can increase one’s success in disputes and controversy while it is being used. Ruby allows to transmit loving energy despite past injuries. It gives the strength to rise from martyrdom and choose whether or not to dwell in anguish and/or suffering, and it encourages a positive and more courageous mood. It shows the protective aspects of one’s character inspiring one to take a step forward and defend those who are threatened, be they friends or strangers, children or animals.