CRYSTALS & THEIR HEALING PROPERTIES
Spodumene is a lithium aluminium silicate that belongs to the pyroxene group of minerals.
Spodumene is a transparent to translucent stone with a vitreous lustre which occurs in the colours clear, grey; pink, lilac and violet (kunzite); and yellow, green (hiddenite). They occur as prismatic, generally flattened and elongated crystals. Some crystals of spodumene have been found in record large crystals of more than 12 meters long.
Spodumene is found in the USA, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Brazil and Madagascar.
Spodumene is a rock forming mineral in granites and pegmatites that bear other lithium minerals. Spodumene is a relatively new mineral to science, being discovered in the last three centuries and gem varieties have only been discovered in the last 120 years. Transparent deeply coloured spodumene has two varieties called Kunzite and Hiddenite. Kunzite is the more common of the two and is known by most gemstone collectors and fanciers. It is a lovely pink to lilac colour that is unique in the gem kingdom. Hiddenite comes from North Carolina and is not as well known or abundant. It has an unusual green colour that is unlike either peridot or emerald.
IMAGES OF SPODUMENE, HIDDENITE & KUNZITE
Spodumene will assist you in controlling the effects of epilepsy, sensory organ problems, particularly with hearing and blurred vision. It will assist with the pain from sciatica, neuralgia, pinched nerves and joints. This stone will assist in healing bones and the spinal cord. Carry spodumene during the weeks before any fertility investigations or treatment, especially if a low sperm count is the problem. It will assist in healing thrush, chlamydia, herpes and any sexually related conditions.
Spodumene reduces the power of addictions particularly gambling, shopaholic tendencies and running up debt for social reasons rather than out of need, and also alcohol abuse. Use this stone for house clearing, whether for spring cleaning, removing clutter, moving home or to remove memories of someone who has moved out, as it brings in an air of freshness, purity and new optimism. It will help raise honesty and integrity and clears away secrecy and uncertainty. It is a stone for new positive beginnings after someone has left suddenly under unpleasant circumstances.
Passed in spirals over the body and through the aura energy field, spodumene removes lingering sad memories, anxieties about past mistakes or failures and any negative input from others, to restore energy, optimism and a sense of purpose.
Spodumene is good for seeing a task through when enthusiasm wanes, particularly for people who are constantly starting projects or taking up new interests and abandoning them when difficulties or boredom sets in.
Spodumene is a good protection stone for you if there is someone in your life who tries to dominate or control you, whether through manipulation or bullying.
Spodumene is an aid to any form of spirituality where there are hidden aspects that become better understood with deeper study, particularly helpful for the study of Kabbalah of Qabala and for learning trance mediumship.
Hiddenite derives its name from W. E. Hidden, who discovered the stone in 1897 in North Carolina, USA.
Hiddenite assists with healing on all levels. This stone boosts the power of healing herbs, essential oils, homeopathic remedies and hydrotherapy. It balances the hemispheres of the brain, help with hyperventilation and fluid imbalance. Hiddenite heals fertility issues, sick children for whom traditional treatment is traumatic or not working.
Hiddenite helps with weight control, specifically to avoid weight gain. With hiddenite in hand, you will be able to overcome cravings, binging and overindulgence. Hiddenite can act as a gentle support for the physical heart. It can help you feel balanced as you move through the hormonal cycles and can assist in overcoming "the blues".
Hiddenite eases the heart of emotionally distressed children or panicky animals, it relieves self neglect or active self harming tendencies and excesses of all kinds in adults. This stone soothes you when you have lost someone dear to you, whether through bereavement, moving away or because of estrangement.
If you have lost something central to your life such as your home, your job or an essential vehicle you can't afford to replace, hiddenite assists you with coping strategies.
Hiddenite enhances balance between your mind and your emotions. It helps you release feelings that have a strong emotional charge, thereby reducing overreaction to life situations. This stone improves self love and allows nurturing from others. It assists with diplomacy and emotional control in both business and personal pursuits. It also boosts your magnetic vibration to attract romance, love and committed relationship such as marriage.
Hiddenite stimulates the heart and emotional body and encourages the experience of joy and bliss. It helps you release attachments to future desires or past regrets and focus on the gifts you are receiving in each moment. It can be used to counter anxiety, stress and fear around finances, wealth or your sense of self worth.
Hiddenite assists you in releasing worrisome and repetitive thoughts. Use this stone to bring mental peace and serenity. Hiddenite helps you shift your intention to what is truly important in your life. When meditating use hiddenite to focus your intention on your dreams, wishes, goals and desires.
Hiddenite helps you determine if you are in the right place doing the right job, it reveals choices from the heart, not the head, while at the same time being realistic as to how and when you can make changes. It will assist in uncovering buried hopes and dreams forgotten due to the pressures of daily life. This is a wonderful healing stone when treating family members, close friends and pets because its powers are amplified by the connection of love.
Hiddenite improves intuitive insights by assisting you in psychic development and training. Use this stone to provide a buffer during times when you are extremely sensitive to the thoughts, feelings, physical challenges and emotions of others. Hiddenite is an excellent tool to relieve your mind of incessant chatter when you meditate.
Hiddenite teaches you of the true energy of gratitude and abundance. It assists you in receiving the energy, love and gifts of the Divine and encourages you to respond with the heartfelt frequency of gratitude.
Use this stone to shift your entrepreneurial skills to a determined drive to succeed. Hiddenite helps you attain all of which you are capable. It is a stone of great wealth and material success.
Hiddenite is sometimes called the "evolution crystal" because it assists you to grow more spiritual and aware of your responsibility for the care of the Earth.
Kunzite was named in 1902 after New York jeweller and gemstone specialist George Frederick Kunz, who catalogued and described its properties. The colour of Kunzite like Tourmaline, can vary depending on the angle from which it is viewed. This phenomenon is called pleochroism.
When spodumene is coloured with manganese it takes on the pink to purple colour that kunzite is known for, it will help with hormone linked migraines. It will assist with the reproductive system in women and puberty in girls. PMS, menstrual problems. Heals skin rashes caused by allergies to chemicals, blood circulation in the heart, neuralgia, epilepsy and reducing the after effects of temporary anaesthesia.
Kunzite will calm your nerves if you are getting ready for an examination, interview. Kunzite will reduce the effects of menopause and to resolve gynaecological problems that reduce libido. It protects against chemical pollutants and memory loss.
With its loving energy, kunzite is good for supporting the health of your physical heart as well as your general health. With kunzite in hand, imagine love vibrating in every cell, bone and muscle in your physical body. This practice amplifies the degree of healing for yourself and others.
This stone also helps relieve stress related diseases. Kunzite alleviates nerve complaints, such as the pain of trapped nerves, sciatica, neuralgia and also epilepsy and disorders of the sensory organs and nerves. It dissolves tension in the area of the heart and helps with joint problems. Kunzite strengthens the circulatory system and the heart muscle.
Kunzite relieves heartache and heartbreak, particularly in women, who find it hard to care for their young for whatever reason or who need mothering themselves. This stone is ideal for sleepless babies and overactive children.
Kunzite will help you if you want to find new love after a relationship breakdown or to marry someone you love but are too scared to commit to a relationship. This stone also encourages acceptance that a former partner doesn't want to be with you.
Kunzite helps you attract healthy romantic relationships as well as supportive loving friendships and good business colleagues. This stone encourages kindness, compassion and tolerance. It also reduces stress and worry and helps relieve depression and anxiety.
Use kunzite when you need to discover how to nurture yourself. This is the perfect stone to help you realise how you want to be loved and how to love yourself. When you learn these two things, you begin to attract others who will love you the way you deserve to be loved.
Kunzite gets rid of resistance. It helps you be compromising and fit in with the needs of others. Kunzite encourages the ability to remember things, has a mood lifting effect and helps with depression. Kunzite is a protective stone, so take it to work with you if you have mangers or coworkers who bring personal dislike or problems to work or uses flirtation or sexual bullying as a power play.
Kunzite helps you maintain your focus and attention on your heart chakra and love. Use this stone to imagine that all that you are, all that you do, and all you attract is love. It emanates love and wellbeing, so use this vibration to telepathically transmit loving thoughts to people, places and things to make the world a better place. Kunzite is ideal to use in circumstances with discordant words and thoughts, transforming and transmitting them into harmonious interactions. Kunzite helps you take constructive criticism. It encourages introspection about the self as well as tolerance towards yourself and others. Kunzite combines logic and inspiration and intuition. This stone will reduce the side effects of schizophrenia
Kunzite is a reminder that love is the answer to all. Use this stone to radiate love in a wide circumference around your being. With the heart chakra being the centre of your consciousness, love is who you truly are. Kunzite is useful in your meditation practice for expanding your sphere of love.
Kunzite encourages dedication and humility, also devotion to a task that needs to be carried out with all the energy you have. It teaches you to give way without being untrue to yourself and encourages the willingness to serve. Kunzite is a celestial doorway and a symbol of infinity.
It is a transition stone for the dying, imparting the knowledge that the departing soul requires, helping it to move over into enlightenment. Kunzite breaks through the barriers to time into the infinite. Kunzite assists soul retrieval work. It facilitates the journey back to the site of the soul loss and can be used as the receptacle for the soul until it is reintegrated into a body. It will help in receiving healing energy from spirit guides, angels and healers. Kunzite promotes chakra alignment and healing. It promotes the ascension process, clears karmic debts, aids karmic release work, channelling and the ability to hold and balance psychic energy. It is a very calming stone.
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