Rhodonite is a silicate of manganese and occasionally occurs as translucent to semi-opaque crystals, but usually forms as compact masses in colours of rose, red and pink with brown and red mottling and patches of black veining due to oxidation of the manganese.
Rhodonite’s name derives from the Greek word meaning "rose-red". It was once mined in the Russian Ural mountains and is now found in Sweden, Australia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
Rhodonite promotes the energy of love. In this case, the love is more outer-directed. This stone is one of altruism and generosity, using your talents to bring gifts to others. This path of generosity often offers greater satisfaction to yourself than any amount of receiving what you want can give.
Rhodonite attracts the people and situations best suited for the application of your unique talents, by using them, you can experience the fulfilment of the deep desire to love and be loved. This is Rhodonite’s gift, to bring more love into the world by acting as a catalyst for the fulfilment of your life purpose, through the expression of your hidden gifts.
RHODONITE And physical health
Rhodonite relieves insect bites, heals wounds and most important of all it will help reduce the scarring that can result. It will help with bone growth and the hearing organs. Rhodonite treats emphysema, inflammation of joints, arthritis, autoimmune diseases, stomach ulcers and multiple sclerosis. Crystal water can be used in cases of shock and trauma.
Rhodonite strengthens the tissues, organs and glands. It supports the flow of chi through the meridians of the body and helps direct that vital force to the endocrine system, which in turn supports your energy and vitality. It is particularly effective in supporting the liver through the detoxification process. It can be helpful in stimulating the metabolism and in supporting your expression of energy through exercise or physical activity.
Rhodonite is an excellent support for weight loss, detoxification and purification of the body. Though not a purifier in itself, it stimulates and strengthens the organs and glands, allowing them to purify the body more effectively. It is good for ridding the body of gallstones or kidney stones and can support the healing of the liver from disease or damage.
Rhodonite is a good stone to assist you in healing and balancing your physical body. When you are going through physical healing, emotional balancing, financial establishment or grief recovery, this stone reminds you that it is important to take the time to recover after you've been through the wringer. Recovery time is necessary to restore your balance so it doesn't result in future disease or imbalances.
RHODONITE and your feelings
This stone clears and activates the heart chakra. It grounds energy, balances the Yin and Yang elements. It will guide you through meditation. When worn Rhodonite activates the pineal gland, aligns the chakras and removes blockages to clear chakra energy flow. This stone is particularly appropriate for helping emotional healing of all kinds.
Rhodonite heals emotional shock and panic attacks, lending you a supportive energy during the processes. It clears away emotional wounds and scars from abuse and self destruction. This stone brings to the surface embedded feelings that you don't need like anger, abandonment, betrayal, resentment, fear and terror from past and present issues and helps you remove them. Rhodonite will help you forgive yourself and others and help you to reconcile these issues so that you are able to move forward into a happy and bright future.
Rhodonite shows you that revenge is a self destructive feeling and will help you remain calm in upsetting situations by building up confidence and clearing confusion.
Rhodonite is a stone of self-worth. It aids you in feeling sure about your purpose. It can help one find a stronger sense of self and a clearer call toward your spiritual path.
Rhodonite helps to restore balance to your emotional body after a period of grief following a loss or disappointment. This rosy stone also offers grounded support during times of heartache and sorrow. Allow the gentle pink energy of Rhodonite to help you carry on as you journey through a period of unhappiness
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RHODONITE and the mind
In meditation and dream work, Rhodonite can enhance the depth, clarity and meaning of your inner experiences, making it easier to understand the messages behind the dreams and visions. It can provide a psychic link to the archetypal pattern of personal destiny, helping one to remain ‘on the beam,’ acting with purpose and persistence toward the fulfilment of your highest aspirations.
Rhodonite assists in seeing where your talents lie, and in using those talents for the highest good of all. It is a stone of learning and development, encouraging you to expand or perfect your skills so those skills can be employed to help others. Rhodonite carries the energy of cooperative community.
Rhodonite helps you to relax your mind enough so that you don't take everything so seriously. With Rhodonite in hand, look for and appreciate the comical aspects of mental challenges and allow the laughter that originates within to well up and relieve pressure and uplift you mentally as well as emotionally. Rhodonite helps you connect your heart and mind.
RHODONITE and the SPIRIT
Rhodonite helps you to understand your purpose in this life by showing you the gifts and abilities that have been hidden over time. Everyone has a skill, gift or ability that they can utilise in service of Spirit. Rhodonite helps you to value your gifts and skills, and to perfect them for yourself and others.
Rhodonite is a stone that will help ground your spiritual practice. With this stone in hand, visualise and connect your heart with the energetic roots that grow from the soles of your feet This stone reminds you to find ways to integrate your spirituality into everyday life so your heartfelt connection with the Divine becomes evident in your daily interactions with others. Make this your intention, and take delight in how charmed our life has become.
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rhodonite and the chakras
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z