An emerald harmonizes and strengthens the positive influences of Budha or Mercury. These influences include intelligence, education, speech, teaching, learning, communication, confidence, writing, drawing, trade, humor, wit, discrimination, diplomacy, intellect and commerce. Emerald helps to lift depression and insomnia and promotes knowledge of the heart resulting in peaceful dreams.An emerald should be worn on the little finger on Wednesday morning. It should be cast in gold or silver and the following mantra should be recited before wearing it –”Om Braam Breem Braum Sah Budhaya Namah”. READ MORE!