CRYSTALS & THEIR HEALING PROPERTIES
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 a rare pink, pale to deep violet variety of sodalite that contains sulphur. This stone exhibits tenebrescence (the ability to change colour in natural sunlight). Due to this effect hackmanite is also known as chameleon sodalite.
When hackmanite is quarried in Greenland and Canada, the colour is pink to violet but placed in the sun it will fade a grey/white. This hackmanite needs to be placed in a dark place for the colour to reappear.
When hackmanite is quarried in Afghanistan and Myanmar the colour is a creamy white but placed in the sun it will develop a pink/red colouring.
Wear this stone if you work irregular shift patterns or travel frequently between time zones, to rebalance your inner clock.
Hackmanite assists in activating your metabolism and the lymphatic system, It heals and strengthens your immune system, throat, vocal chords and larynx, This stone is beneficial for increasing calcium deficiency in the body, insomnia, hoarseness, digestive disorders, fever, blood pressure, torn ligaments and fluid absorption. Hackmanite will help with the temporary but rapid relief of menopausal hot flushes, racing pulse or heart palpitations.
Hackmanite helps you understand the situation in which you find yourself, it aligns you to your spiritual purpose as you take on the situation. It is a useful stone for accepting your spiritual energies and finding the treasures left for you. It transforms a defensive or over sensitive personality, illuminating and releasing your core fears, phobias, guilt and control mechanisms that are currently holding you back from full expression. It enhances self esteem and self acceptance.
Hackmanite encourages you to remain true to yourself and stand up for your beliefs. Use Hackmanite when working with issues of trust, be it trust of yourself or trust of others. Hackmanite is a strong support crystal, its lesson is to stand up for what you believe without fear of judgement, guilt or criticism. Hackmanite encourages full and complete expression. This stone is excellent for people who are constantly getting into trouble through exuberance or inability to read social signals so that they can adapt to the reality of daily living.
Hackmanite sets you free from intellectual bondage and rigid mindsets, especially from religious ideals that have been imprinted in the past, opening your mind to infinite new possibilities. This stone allows you a rational and intuitive perception, it assists you in verbalising your feelings to others.
Hackmanite can help loosen and release the bonds of rigid mindsets of the past and in its place create an opening/infusion of the mind, allowing an infinite number of new and exciting possibilities to fill the space.
Hackmanite unites intuition with logic, accessing the higher mind and connecting it to the physical to create the illuminated mind. It facilitates a deep mediative state and attunes you to the spiritual gifts that bring joy, freedom and healing. Hackmanite has an extremely fine vibration while remaining connected to the Earth. It helps to combine higher intuition with mind/logic. Hackmanite is a wonderful crystal to use when wanting to attain a deep, spiritual meditative state.
Lazurite is a sodium calcium aluminium silicate sulphur sulphate which belongs to the sodalite group of minerals. Lazurite is a popular but generally expensive mineral. Well formed, deep blue crystals are rare and valuable. It's crystal system is massive and when combined with pyrite and calcite forms into the mineral lapis lazuli.
Lazurite was first described in 1890 for an occurrence in the Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. It has been mined for over 6,000 years in the lapis lazuli district of Badakhshan, Afghanistan. It has been used as a pigment in painting and cloth dyeing since at least the sixth or seventh century CE. It is also mined in Siberia, Italy, Myanmar, Canada, and the USA.
The name is from the Persian "lazward" which means blue.
Lazurite heals problems affecting the neck, larynx and vocal chords. Particularly if they originate as a result of repressed anger, Lazurite lowers blood pressure, regulates the function of the thyroid gland and has been known to lengthen the menstruation cycle.
lazurite encourages self awareness, dignity, honesty and uprightness, It makes you enjoy contact with others and helps you to convey your feelings and emotions, quite vehemently, if necessary.
Lazurite helps you to face the truth that you are confronted with and be able to accept it, while at the same time also expressing your own opinion. It will also help you to overcome conflict with others. Lazurite has long been said to bring balance and calmness to a disturbed mind. Modern healers believe it can restore harmony between the hemispheres of the brain, therefore Lazurite is often used in crystal healing for disorders like dyslexia and schizophrenia.
Lazurite bestows wisdom and honesty and reveals your own inner truth, It helps you to be who you are, and it will liberate you from compromises and holding back. With lazurite, you can be the ruler of your own spiritual kingdom. It is also considered to be the stone of friendship. Used in magic or meditation Lazurite can help balance the physical and spiritual aspects of your life so that both can work together harmoniously for your higher good.
Tugtupite is a sodium, aluminium, beryllium, silicate that was first discovered in Tugtup Agtakorfia, Greenland, in 1962 and was named after the locality. Tugtupite is a member of the sodalite group of minerals. Tugtupite exhibits a rich pink colouring, rather than the normal blue of sodalite. Some specimens of tugtupite deepen in colour when exposed to sunlight and become paler when in the dark this is called tenebrescence. Tugtupite is found exclusively in Greenland, where it is found in hydrothermal veins, in association with minerals such as Albite and Aegirine,
Tugtupite has few direct healing applications but can be used to help generally strengthen the nervous system, auric field and heart. Tugtupite purifies the blood and stabilises your blood pressure. It will regulate your metabolism and hormone production. It increases fertility and lifts seasonal affected disorder (SAD).
Tugtupite creates a state of expanded emotional consciousness, healing and bliss. It facilitates the release of all density from the emotional field. Its frequency promotes compassion, kindness, peace and a heart centred consciousness.
Tugtupite encourages forgiveness and unconditional love, especially for yourself, and it urges you to give to others without succumb to self sacrifice an martyrdom. This stone strengthens your conscious and assists in resolving ethical dilemmas. It eases anxiety, panic attacks, depression and stress
Tugtupite enhances your ability to tune into the universal consciousness, bringing you increased clarity and vision to the mind. It will encourage emotional independence and autonomy so that you realise that the only person responsible for your mental wellbeing and happiness is you. It teaches that you don't require outside sources such as a partner or loved one to maintain your identity. Keep tugtupite near your heart to assist you with honesty and intimacy so that you are able to remove mental blockages. This stone protects you from mental abuse and blackmail by providing you with the strength to cut these ties.
Tugtupite is paradigm shifting. Its energy is that of the universal heart and mind, allowing you to feel Divine love and transmit that frequency to others. Tugtupite is a stone of the deepest energies of the hear chakra. Its vibrations can reawaken lost passion and and hidden love allowing you to open to the Divine.
Tugtupite is a highly expansive stone, encouraging the opening of the upper chakras and connection with the higher realms. Its energy is strongly stimulating to the higher brain function, creating states of highly expanded consciousness, connection with evolved energy entities and increased psychic abilities. Tugtupite's energy focuses on connecting the heart through the crown. It's frequencies can create states of bliss, rapture and all encompassing Love and union with the mind of the Creator. It is a powerful stone for initiation into Universal Love and Consciousness and can be used as a meditative tool to help facilitate rapid expansion of the heart centre, compassion and healing.
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