Epidote enhances perception, increases spiritual attunement and removes ingrained resistance to spiritual awakening. This stone is believed to help the individual live life to the fullest, and have the courage to manifest dreams while strengthening sense of identity and personal power.
Epidote helps clear negative emotional states , especially stress, self-pity, and anxiety. It also clears the emotional body, releasing old trauma and grief. This stone supports the body’s healing process and keeps you physically centered. It is perfect for those who fall easily into “playing the victim” or martyrdom, as it can help you take an objective perspective on your own strengths and weaknesses.
The name epidote comes from the Greek word for “addition”. This refers to the many crystal faces on this stone.
This stone is a calcium aluminum iron silicate mineral. Various types of epidote exist, and different colors are given separate names, such as Zoisite and Unakite. Epidote stones are found in the United States, Bulgaria, Austria, France, Russia, Norway, South Africa, Pakistan, Mozambique, and Mexico.
This stone is associated with the third eye chakra.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
This stone is associated with Gemini.
Folk medicine states that epidote helps the nervous and immune systems. It also provides support to the brain, thyroid, liver, gallbladder, and adrenal glands.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Epidote at Crystal Life
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