Iolite is a purple variety of cordierite. It is also called Dichroite, Yolite, New Finland Blue Quartz, Water Sapphire, Steinheilite.
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Virtues in lithotherapy :
Therapeutic efficacy: important.
Availability on the market: average.
Observed price: average.
Efficacy, availability and price are based on an observed average, these indications depend on people, sellers, periods.
Actions on the emotional and spiritual :
Iolite helps you sleep well, promoting sleepiness, dreaming and reducing nightmares. It is a good stone of spiritual initiation to ascend to the higher planes and to grasp them gently. It promotes visualization and facilitates astral travel, it reduces fears and nervous tension. It helps to make decisions and develops clarity of mind and intuition.
Actions on the physical:
In lithotherapy it would decrease the effects of alcohol and would support the cure of the liver. It relieves migraine and reduces fevers. It stimulates the regeneration of the stomach and intestines. Iolite has a beneficial effect on the heart and kidneys.
Purification and recharging :
After a while the stone has given all the energy it could, it can be energetically purified by placing it on a bed of coarse salt for several hours. For more efficiency it can then be charged in the sun or natural light.
Zodiac signs for which the need for this stone is potentially the most important:
Sagittarius, cancer, fish.
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.
The mineral is light blue-purplish to deep purple.
Its chemical composition is the magnesium aluminum silicate Mg2Al4Si5O18.
Its crystallization is Rhombohedral.
The mineral comes mainly from Germany, Algeria, Canada.
Iolites can be found in specialized shops in their raw state or polished, cut, made into pendants, bracelets, necklaces.
Also read: Howlite properties