Apatite is a calcium (Fluoro, Chloro, Hydroxyl) Phosphate and belongs the the Apatite Group of crystals. Apatite is actually three different minerals depending on the predominance of either fluorine, chlorine or the hydroxyl group. The names of these minerals are Fluorapatite, Chlorapatite and Hydroxylapatite. The majority of Apatite that is available today is fluorapatite as chlorapatite and hydroxyapatite are extremely rare.
Apatite has inspirational properties. The interface point between consciousness and matter, it is a stone of manifestation and promotes a humanitarian attitude, inclining towards service.
It balances the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies, and the chakras, eliminating over-activity and stimulating under-activity. When used with other crystals, Apatite facilitates results. Its name is derived from the Greek word apatao meaning "to deceive". This is because of the variety of colours and formations in which this stone occurs, making it easy to mistake it for other minerals.
Apatite can be found in the colours yellow, green, grey, blue, white, purple, brown, red-brown and violet. Apatite is translucent to transparent. It is a hexagonal shaped crystal. Apatite can be found in Mexico, Canada, Germany and Russia.
APATITE and the chakras
The Blue and Purple Apatite Crystals are used for the throat chakra. Meditating with the crystal will enhance self expression, communication and patience. It will also accelerate the healing of ailments of the mouth, throat and thyroid.
Yellow apatite activates the solar plexus chakra and draws off stagnant energy. It can also remove blockages from the sacral chakra - the center through which action leads to manifestation. It helps to stimulate this chakra to provide more physical and creative energy which you can utilise for your projects.
By releasing energy in the base chakra, all the apatite colours clear frustration and endorse passion without guilt.
APATITE and physical health
Apatite is helpful for hyperactivity and autism in children.
Apatite heals bones and encourages the formation of new cells. It aids absorption of calcium and helps cartilage, bones, teeth, and motor skills and ameliorates arthritis, joint problems, and rickets. In children apatite will ease teething problems and growing pains.
Blue Apatite provides support for the immune system.
Blue Apatite lowers high blood pressure, strengthen muscle tissue and sharpen your motor skills. It can be used to soothe headaches and to stimulate eyesight. It is particularly good for eye problems that are based in a lack of eye movement, such as declining eyesight from extensive computer work It can also help those who experience vertigo or dizziness.
Green Apatite stimulates the physical heart and helps in situations of heart disease. It can be a useful stone when you are recovering from a heart attack, heart surgery or other heart disease - especially when those illnesses are based on stress. It is an all round healing stone that brings hope for recovery and a refreshing healing energy to those who have been ill.
Yellow apatite suppresses hunger and raises the metabolic rate, encouraging healthy eating. Yellow Apatite heals the glands, meridians and organs. Yellow apatite is a great eliminator, especially of toxins. Yellow Apatite treats chronic fatigue syndrome and poor digestion. It removes cellulite and treats the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen. Yellow apatite is stimulating to the endocrine system and can help improve overall energy levels as it assists the body in detoxification. It is stimulating to the metabolism and helps the body use energy efficiently.
APATITE and your feelings
Apatite clears confusion and helps to access information to be used personally and for the collective good. Apatite expands knowledge and truth and eases sorrow, apathy, and anger. It reduces irritability an overcomes emotional exhaustion. Apatite eases difficult relationships at work or home, helping you to communicate your feelings clearly without becoming over emotional, however justifiable. It counters the stress overload that can lead to burnout.
Blue Apatite releases the idea that you deserve to suffer, it releases grief for yourself and the state of the world. Helps you let go of pain thereby allowing you to embrace peace and joy. Blue apatite has a very uplifting energy. It can assist you to gain a higher perspective on situations, so that you don't become mired in emotional responses. This stone will assist you if you have a fear of heights or a fear if falling due to present and past life experiences.
Green apatite can assist in seeing and healing emotional patterns with roots in other lifetimes. It brings a general sense of emotional well-being and healing into the aura. Green apatite can help you understand the emotional basis for issues of abundance and/or money.
Yellow apatite will help people who suffer from protective obesity. Yellow apatite lends a sunny energy to the aura, helping you to feel hopeful and passionate about life. It helps enhance a sense of self-worth and instils self-confidence.
IMAGES OF APATITE
APATITE and the mind
Apatite increases motivation and builds up energy reserves. It induces openness and social ease, encouraging extroversion, dissolving aloofness and alienation. It draws off negativity about yourself and others. Apatite is good for meditation and for increasing clairyoyance, clairsentience, clairaudience and past life recall. It is a powerful stone for connecting with earth energies and earth spirits and for increasing psychic communication with animals, birds and sea creatures.
Blue apatite facilitates public speaking, enhances group communication and heals emotional maladies. Blue apatite is stimulating to the mind and can enhance general mental function and clarity.
Green apatite helps you feel true abundance, meaning gratitude for life, breath and love. Once this energy is established, it can also assist in attracting money as a symbol of abundant energy. This will help to heal patterns of avarice and self righteous poverty. Use this stone to clear emotional patterns from relationships or to discontinue negative communication habits with loved ones.
Yellow apatite neutralises stored anger. Yellow apatite helps you release emotional pain and the feelings that you deserve to be poor, in pain and have bad luck. Yellow apatite will help you overcome lethargy, depression, lack of concentration, ineffective learning.
APATITE and the spirit
Apatite is attuned to the future, yet also connects you to past lives. It develops psychic gifts and spiritual attunement, deepens meditation, raises the kundalini and aids communication and self expression on all levels.
Blue apatite connects you to a very high level of spiritual guidance. Blue apatite can be used as a dream stone, enabling you to access your unconscious for creative problem solving.
Green apatite helps you manifest your vision, increase your sense of abundance, and heal imbalances around money. It is a joyful stone that encourages you to release your attachment to illness or disease and to focus with renewed hope upon vibrant good health.
Yellow apatite is a prosperity stone on may levels, but especially on the spiritual level. It assists you in connecting with your passions and dreams, encouraging actions to manifest those dreams. It helps you to know Divine Will, and to base your choices and actions upon Divine guidance, rather than solely pursuing your personal will.
APATITE AS A MASSAGE TOOL
Apatite brings openness and sociability. It encourages liveliness, motivation and drive. It helps exhaustion, reduces irritability and aggression. Apatite balances extreme alternating states of excessive activity and lack of drive.
Physically apatite enhances growth, building up, and de-acidification. It promotes fitness, a healthy appetite, and mobilises energy reserves. Apatite encourages the formation of cartilage, bone and teeth. It helps with posture problems, rickets, osteoarthritis and joint complaints.
Energy Output: Activating
apatite harmonises well with....
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z