Iolite helps free you from addictions, clears thought forms. This crystal helps you develop intuitive clarity and accuracy as you work to locate, understand and utilize the knowledge of the inner worlds.
This is a vision stone, activating the third eye. Iolite clears thought forms and assists in shamanic journeying. It is also capable of releasing discord from your relationships.
Some healers of the past took to iolite as a conduit for stimulating visions. This has earned it the title of “the Shaman’s stone”.
Vikings are believed to have used this crystal to guide their way on clouded days. Iolite has been nicknamed “the Viking Stone” and “Viking Compass stone”.
Iolite is a type of silicate mineral. It is also known as Cordierite in mining and geology circles. Iolite is most often blue or purple in color. This crystal has been found worldwide, with notable deposits in Australia and Brazil.
Iolite 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.
Iolite is associated with Aries.
Iolite strengthens your constitution and rids the body of toxins. It is also believed to stimulate the pituitary gland and regulate metabolism. Some say it heals the sinus and respiratory system.
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.
Iolite at Crystal Life
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