Sodalite is a sodium aluminium silicate chloride. Its name refers to the sodium content in the mineral. It rarely forms crystals and appears most often in massive or granular habits. Sodalite is mainly blue or grey but can be white, yellowish, reddish or even greenish. The blue shades of sodalite are found intermingled with white calcite. This stone has a vitreous to greasy lustre, most specimens are opaque. Sodalite is found in Canada, Italy, India, Brazil and the USA.
SODALITE And physical health
With its calming energy, sodalite reduces inflammation in the body, relieving inflammatory conditions such as headaches and muscle strain. This stone also helps reduce acid in your system to balance the pH in your body. This is a good stone for inventors, students, teachers, athletes, physical therapists and meditation practitioners.
Sodalite can be used to help support the regulation of blood pressure and eases water retention. Sodalite heals complaints that afflict the throat, larynx and vocal chords, in particular, long lasting hoarseness. It has a cooling effect and stimulates absorption of fluids in the body.
Sodalite balances the metabolism, helps calcium deficiencies and cleans the lymphatic system and its related organs. It boosts the immune system. Sodalite helps with insomnia, throat, vocal chords, larynx and digestive disorders.
SODALITE and your feelings
Sodalite balances rampant emotions. This is a perfect stone for calming and releasing anger and frustration. Use this stone to help quell emotional outbursts brought on by PMS, menopause or any other hormone related issues. This stone helps you acknowledge and accept that the emotional issues that you are having are based on the fluctuating levels of the hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone. It assists you in dealing with and expressing these negative emotions in a less aggressive and hurtful manner.
Sodalite encourages detachment from the concerns and worries of everyday life. It can reduce stress and anxiety by allowing you to see your reality from a higher more serene perspective.
Sodalite transmits a clear feeling of who you are and creates a strong antipathy against everything that does not correspond with this identity. It helps you avoid unconscious mechanisms and behavioural patterns,, once you have recognised them as being a hinderance to your development. Sodalite dissolves feelings of guilt and makes it possible to stand up for your own feelings and to live them.
Sodalite brings emotional balance and eases panic attacks. It will help yo release fear, phobias and guilt. It increases self esteem, acceptance and trust in yourself. Sodalite brings harmony and purpose into your life. It stimulates trust and companionship.
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SODALITE and the mind
Sodalite is a good study aid, especially when you are learning something new or unfamiliar. This stone also helps you to maintain your focus on something important when your thoughts are scattered. Its calming effect helps you sort out your thoughts. It is a good stone to help you cancel out angry, vindictive or the negative thoughts.
Sodalite increases awareness and helps you to create order and lends expression to your own convictions, either verbally or through actions. It stimulates a departure from restrictive ideas, dogmas, rules and laws. Sodalite increases a yearning for freedom.
Sodalite eliminates mental confusion and intellectual bondage. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth, and intuitive perception, together with the ability to verbalise your feelings. It calms the mind and allows new information to be easily assimilated into the long term memory.
Sodalite stimulates the easy release of old mental conditioning and rigid mind sets. Sodalite clears electromagnetic pollution. Place on a computer or television to block their emissions.
SODALITE and the SPIRIT
Sodalite is a grounding tool for use as you channel inspirational, spiritual and metaphysical writings. It helps you keep your focus on your third eye chakra, which allows you to activate clairvoyance, clairaudience, claircognisance, clairsentience, clairolfaction and clairgustation. This dark blue stone is a perfect tool for meditation, as it helps calm incessant internal chatter. Sodalite is good for connecting with the angels.
Sodalite helps you see where your path lies, It acts as a signpost on your personal journey, helping you become immersed in the experience of spiritual growth, without obsessing on the abilities that you gain in the process.
Sodalite encourages idealism and the drive for truth. It makes it possible to observe suppressed parts of your nature without judging and once again to accept them. This stone makes space for living the life you have chosen freely and consciously. Sodalite helps you in remaining true to yourself.
Sodalite unites logic and intuition. This stone stimulate the pineal gland, the third eye and helps with deep meditation. Sodalite helps you remain true to yourself and be able to stand up for yourself and your beliefs.
Hackmanite is an exceptionally rare sulfur-rich variety of sodalite which exhibits tenebrescence (the ability of minerals to change color when exposed to sunlight). It was first discovered in Greenland in 1896 by L. C. Boergstroem, and was later named after Victor Axel Hackman (1866-1941), a Finnish geologist. However, it wasn't until recently (1991) that the first gem-quality hackmanite deposit was discovered in Quebec, Canada.
Hackmanite is a sulfur-rich variety of sodalite. Sodalite is mostly known for its blue color, but it can actually occur colorless, gray, yellow, green, violet, blue to deep blue and pink.
Hackmanite is known as the 'stone of eternal belonging'. It is a stone which is said to remind us of how everything has its own time and place. Hackmanite encourages its you to recognise that all things have belonging. Hackmanite is thought to be helpful for those who suffer from harassment, fear and apprehension. It is believed to stimulate audacity and strengthen self-esteem, while encouraging feelings of happiness, confidence and contentment.
Tugtupite is a sodium aluminium beryllium aluminium silicate that is a variety of sodalite. I was first discovered in Tugtup, Agtakorfia, Greenland, in 1962 and was named after the locality. Tugtupite exhibits a rich pink colouring, rather than the blue of sodalite.
Tugtupite is used to strengthen the nervous system and heart. This stone creates a state of expanded emotional consciousness, healing and bliss. It facilitates and releases all densities from the emotional field. Its frequency promotes compassion, love, kindness, peace and a heart centred consciousness.
Tugtupite is a paradigm shifting stone. Its energy is that of the Universal Heart and Mind, allowing you to feel Divine Love and transmit the frequency to others.
Tugtupite is a highly expansive stone. It encourages the opening of the upper chakras and a connection with the higher realms, Its energy is strongly stimulating to the higher brain functions, creating states fo higher expanded consciousness, connection with evolved energy entities and increased psychic abilities.
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sodalite and the chakras
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.
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.
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