Variscite (sometimes referred to as Impression Jasper, Utahlite, or Variquoise) is known as one of the stones of encouragement. This stone is believed to bring calm and a peaceful heart, as well as generate hope and trust in the universe. Variscite is a stone of courage, believed to help move out of feelings of deep despair and is extremely useful for illness and invalids. Working with the heart chakra, this stone helps to bring unconditional love to any situation.
Variscite is named for after Vogtland, Germany, which was formally known as Variscia. It was first discovered there in 1837.
Variscite has been referred to as Utahlite for its notable presence in Utah. Its other name, variquoise, refers to it commonly being found with turquoise and having a similar coloration.
Healers have used this stone to balance energies of the heart and relieve body strains.
Variscite can be found in Germany, Austria, Bolivia, the Czech Republic, and Australia. It can also be found in the southwest United States. It is often found in tandem with turquoise. This stone’s coloration ranges from blues to greens with spots of white.
This stone is associated with the heart chakra. It is sometimes associated with the solar plexus 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 over night.
This stone is associated with Taurus, Scorpio, and Gemini.
Variscite is believed to help strengthen muscles and tissues. It can also aid the skeleton and nervous system. This stone supports sobriety.
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.
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