Howlite properties

Howlite properties

Howlite is a variety of porous white magnesite with grey lines, named after the Canadian chemist who discovered it in Nova Scotia, Henry How. Tinted blue it is widely used to make counterfeit turquoise.

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Virtues in lithotherapy :

Therapeutic efficacy: important.
Availability on the market: important.
Observed price: low.
Efficacy, availability and price are based on an observed average, these indications depend on people, sellers, periods.

Actions on the emotional and spiritual :

The howlite is a stone that calms the mind, it could be used to promote falling asleep under the pillow during insomnia. The howlite reduces hypersensitivity and depression, promotes discernment and strengthens the character.

Actions on the physique :

In lithotherapy, it helps digestion as well as the strengthening of bones and teeth. Calming and stabilizing the mind, it will have a favorable action on the memory, it can also be used during diets to limit hunger. Howlite promotes the exchange of liquids in the body.

Purification and recharging :

After a while the stone has given all the energy it could, it can be energetically purified by depositing it on a bed of coarse salt for several hours. For more efficiency, it can then be charged in the sun or in natural light.

Zodiac signs for which the need for this stone is potentially the most important:
Scorpio, Capricorn, Ram.

Associated main chakra:
6th chakra ajna.

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Lithotherapy is part of alternative energy therapies, it does not replace so-called modern medicine, the indications given are drawn from feedback from users, cultures, and reference books in the field. For any medical problem please consult your doctor.

Mineralogy :

The mineral is white in colour, it can also sometimes be green or blue.
Its chemical composition is a calcium hydroxy borosilicate with the chemical formula Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5.
Its crystallisation is Rhombohedral.
The mineral comes mainly from Spain, Norway and Brazil.
Howlites can be found in specialist shops in their raw state or polished, cut, made into pendants, bracelets, necklaces.

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