Ruby is an excellent stone for stimulating life energy at the root chakra, providing one with the physical energy and enthusiasm to take on and accomplish much in life. It is known as a powerful aid in helping to heal wounds associated with the first and second chakra. Ruby is said to help one feel more engaged in life and the physical world - an aid to help one embrace life and human existence. Ruby is said to invigorate and instill a zest for life. Physically it is said to help one stay grounded, stimulated and engaged and can be an aid to weight regulation.