This stone used to be called Wernerite but has now been phased out of use and is now officially known as Scapolite. The stone was originally named in 1800 by José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838) for Abraham Gottlob Werner. Who was the professor of mining and mineralogy at the Freiberg Mining Academy. He was an influential teacher and his ideas shaped early geological thought, although they were largely abandoned by geologists in his lifetime.
Scapolite is a complex mineral containing sodium, calcium, silicon, aluminium, oxygen, chlorine, carbon and sulphur. It can form in prismatic crystals as well as columnar and massive habits. The crystals are transparent to translucent with a vitreous lustre. Scapolite’s range of colours include white, grey, light green, blue, yellow, pink, violet and reddish. It is common in regional metamorphic rocks. Scapolite has been mined in Sri Lanka and Myanmar. A significant quantity of cabochon grade Blue Scapolite has been found at Mont Saint-Hilaire, in Quebec, Canada.
This is a helpful stone for those of you who work at computers, constantly answer the phone or are desk bound as it absorbs and disperses electromagnetic emissions from electrical equipment.
SCAPOLITE And physical health
Scapolite assists post-operative recovery and stimulates cellular memory and calcium assimilation. It is said to unblock varicose veins, cataracts and glaucoma, assist with bone disorders and the shoulders, calm restless eyes and overcome incontinence.
Scapolite can be used to counter all manner of stress related illnesses and imbalances. It is especially useful for ulcers and digestive upsets caused by stress.
This stone is useful for stabilising your mental state and helping to regulate brain biochemistry.
Scapolite can be used to balance hyperactivity and inattentiveness. It stimulates digestion, assimilation and elimination. Scapolite is helpful for kidney or gallbladder disorders. It assists with arthritis and bone problems and may help relieve the effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Scapolite will assist with maintaining the health of the arteries and veins. Controls high blood pressure, blood circulation. It will assist in controlling the physical symptoms resulting from a nervous breakdown. Reduces the pain and inflammation from a stiff neck and shoulders. Enhances the healing of infection in the glands and glandular fever and mononucleosis. Assists in controlling Hodgkin's Lymphoma, headaches caused by tension toothache, gingivitis and persistent ear infections.
SCAPOLITE and your feelings
Scapolite teaches you that emotional healing is not about revisiting past wounds. It is instead about releasing attachment to them as part of your identity.
This stone is a strict, yet powerful teacher of emotional power use. It will help you understand how you may be using your power to manipulate other peoples emotions or actions, so you can come to understand a more balanced use of your emotional energy. Scapolite can assist those with low self esteem to find aspects of self to value and develop.
Scapolite enables you to break self destructive patterns, it is a stone for post natal depression and PMS. Use this stone if you are a counsellor or a psychotherapist to maintain calm in the session and to assist in the therapy process.
This stone soothes the body in times of stress by releasing tension in the neck, shoulders and back. Scapolite is an extremely calming stone It will cut through confusion, distress, anger and fear by going deep within your emotional centre and find the source of the problems from this and past lives; to then cleanse the problems and restore you to emotional balance.
This stone prevents you sabotaging your own efforts to break free of bad habits and then blaming others or circumstances. It assists in you in taking responsibility for your life and actions. It brings a calm response to any challenge, removes irritability and encourages a balanced reaction to apparent injustices.
Scapolite removes self blame, it realigns the emotional blueprint, clearing the effects of old emotional trauma. Scapolite releases blocked energy from the body especially from the legs and veins.
Scapolite removes the emotional garbage that prevents you from moving forward. Opens emotional images and flashbacks for clearing and resolving; effects permanent release of old karmic patterns, it will end suffering at the source, but not always gently. It promotes change in every aspect of your life, promotes moving forward on your path and in your life once old issues are removed.
Scapolite is a stone of self-discipline stimulating independence and achievable goals based on objective mental planning rather than wish-fulfilment, scapolite overcomes inertia and self sabotage, induces transformation and provides the clarity to see what is needed.
IMAGES OF SCAPOLITE
SCAPOLITE and the mind
This stone encourages people particularly children to persevere in learning new skills. Use this stone if you are building a business or experience. Wear this stone if you are applying for a leadership role.
Scapolite clears the trained understanding that you are at fault for everything, no matter how subtle by blocking out any outside influences that is sabotaging your life. It enables you to speak to your inner saboteur or scapegoat helping you understand that the role you have assumed is not necessary now that you are an adult and able to create your own values and guidelines. Scapolite then propels you out of spiritual inertia and into dynamic action.
Scapolite is useful for affecting conscious change. It frees up the left side of the brain, increasing your analytical ability. This is the perfect stone to carry if you have dyslexia.
Scapolite enhances your visionary abilities and communication skills. It can assist you in more effectively expressing your knowledge, insights and information
SCAPOLITE and the SPIRIT
Scapolite is a useful stone for conscious journeys through your dreams and the astral plane. It can assist you in connecting more easily with the sources of higher guidance, including angels, spirit guides and your own higher self consciousness.
Scapolite stimulates your will and your ability to take action in the world. It helps you to stop dreaming and start doing. It enhances your ability to find and assume your power and will also reveal how your beliefs and behaviours are preventing you from feeling empowered. Scapolite is a high vibration stone that takes you back to a state of oneness that wipes out soul memory of being alienated or sabotaged by clearing past life patterns and inner voices that may be sabotaging your life now. This powerful stone lifts your awareness out of the mire and assists evolution.
Scapolite teaches you that love overcomes all. It will open you to the experience of union with the Divine Heart and encourages you to move from the habit of the head consciousness to a heart centred consciousness.
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scapolite and the chakras
If the base chakra is out of balance you may be belligerent and aggressive toward others. With this stone in hand, you are able to relieve the symptoms of ADHD or ADD. It will reduce the desire to be overly possessive, craving continual excitement or manipulative.
Use this stone to awaken your awareness of your past life talents and ease unwanted fears.
It will balance the circulatory, reproductive system and increase the function of your lower limbs and pelvis.
If the sacral chakra is out of balance you may be emotionally high strung, arrogant or selfish. With this stone in hand, you will be able to overcome the mistrust you have in another's intentions toward you, or stop being constantly worrying that people are talking about you with ill intent.
Use this stone to become more comfortable or less controlled by your sexuality, giving and receiving pleasure and understanding your desires.
It will assist in healing any issues that you may have with your reproductive and muscular system. This stone will remove unwanted toxins from the physical body.
If the solar plexus chakra is out of balance, you may feel critical of others, be a bully and in need of constant change. You also may believe that you aren't recognised for your achievements or have difficulty learning new tasks.
Use yellow scapolite on the solar plexus chakra to bring empathy into your life and enhance your psychic abilities. It will open your clairsentience abilities.
It will assist in healing digestive, stomach, liver and gallbladder ailments. Use this stone when the true cause of a disease needs to be found. Yellow scapolite assists you to prevent psychic attacks and power abuse.
If the heart chakra is out of balance you may have sudden bursts of anger, jealousy or blaming others for any issues that arise in your life. You might need constant confirmation of your self worth, feeling unloved or lacks compassion for others.
With this stone in hand, you are able to connect the lower chakras with the higher chakras to achieve homeostasis. It will encourage compassion for yourself and others and enhance your innate healing abilities.
It will assist in encouraging the entire immune system to function at its peak. It maintains a healthy heart and circulatory system. This stone when placed on the heart chakra will help with tissue regeneration.
Pink scapolite is a powerful heart chakra cleanser. Its energy is centred around empowering the heart on physical and energetic levels. When the heart chakra is opened it allows unconditional love, forgiveness and heartfelt compassion to enter.
If the throat chakra is out of balance, you may be hyperactive, domineering or fanatical about your political or religious views. You might also resist change of any kind and slow to respond to tasks and reasonable demands on your time.
With this stone in hand, you will enhance your clairaudience abilities and manifest abundance. When used on the throat chakra this stone encourages and directs your creative abilities. It will help you speak and live your truth.
This stone will assist in improving and maintaining the health of your throat, esophagus, mouth, teeth and the respiratory system.
If the third eye chakra is out of balance you may be oversensitive to to others opinion of you and then you belittle the behaviour of others to make yourself feel better. You could be inpatient with others. You might also be envious of other people's success and unable to acknowledge your own.
With this stone, you will be able to open and enhance your intuitive perceptions, creative imagination and visualisation abilities.
This stone will assist in balancing the left and right hemispheres for the brain. It encourages the good health of your sinuses, eyes, ears and the face.
Blue scapolite stimulates third eye chakra, allowing you to express your thoughts more coherently. It stimulates the psychic senses allowing you to strengthen your telekinesis and telepathic abilities.
If your crown chakra is out of balance you may need to feel as though you are indispensable in your workplace, or need constant sympathy for perceived injustices. You might also feel misunderstood by others or find it difficult to treat others with tenderness and benevolence.
With this stone in hand, you will able to align yourself with the higher forces of the universe and connect to the subtle bodies of energy that surround you. It will assist you in linking to your past lives and determine their effect on your present.
It will help the function of the whole nervous and skeletal systems of the body.
White scapolite opens and clears the crown and stimulates the etheric chakras. It can bring you to higher levels of awareness. It is useful for astral or out of body experiences. The open chakra now allows the consciousness to move more freely into the spiritual realm.
If your soul star chakra is out of balance you may feel confused about where you are going in life or your value to be in this physical plane. You also may not be able to accept the existence of the Divine Will and its role in your life.
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z