Sources: Afghanistan, Brazil, Madagascar, Myanmar, United States
Mohs Hardness: 6.5-7
Astrological Compatibility: Scorpio, Taurus, Leo
Treats/Benefits: Anxiety, Circulatory System, Depression, Epilepsy, Immune System, Joint Pain, Nerve Conditions, Psychiatric Disorders, Stress
A spiritual stone with a high vibration which activates the Heart Chakra and aligns it with the Throat and Third Eye. Awakens the heart and unconditional love, producing loving thoughts and communication. Induces a deep meditative state and greatly benefits those who find it difficult to meditate. A protective stone which dispels negativity from individuals and environments, and shields the aura from unwanted energies. Imparts ability to be self-contained, centering in all situations, to maintain focus and prevent distractions or mistakes. Removes obstacles from one’s path and helps to adjust to the pressure of life. A useful healer for those who had to grow up too fast, bringing back lost trust and innocence. Promotes tolerance for oneself and others, stimulates maturity in thought and action, and encourages humility and the willingness to serve. Reduces stress related anxiety and alleviates panic attacks. Facilitates introspection and the ability to act on constructive criticism. Enhances creativity and combines intellect, intuition, and inspiration. Recovers suppressed memories, clears emotional debris, and frees up the emotions for release, healing heartache. Clears resistance to and assists in compromises between personal needs and those of others. Blocks geopathic stress from cell phones and other devices.