A Crystal Message about the Healing Properties of Lepidolite: “You are surrounded by an ocean of calm. Lose yourself in the tranquility of this moment.”
Common Healing Properties of Lepidolite:
- Promotes balance
- Instills feelings of compassion
- Relieves anxiety (especially when paired with Aquamarine)
- Enhances peace, calming, and tranquility during stressful times
- Aids in encouraging forgiveness
- Reduces the effects of EMFs
- Encourages harmonious relationships
- Promotes feelings of comfort and safety
- Encourage new friendships to blossom
Associated Chakras: 4th (Heart), 6th (Third Eye), 7th (Crown)
Zodiac Signs: Cancer, Gemini, Virgo
Elements: Earth, Air
Companion Flowers: Coral Bells
Companion Essential Oil: Violet
Companion Stone: Pink Tourmaline
Common Origins: Brazil, California
Notes: Often paired with Pink Tourmaline.
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The staff at my new age shop, Mimosa Books & Gifts, had this to share:
Lepidolite is a lithium-rich form of mica, whose name translates to “scaly stone” — very appropriately since you can usually flake off pieces with your fingernail. It’s very light to the touch, and lightens moods as well, evening out excessive highs and lows. Lepidolite can help people detach from mental health issues, overly strong emotions, and things that are simply out of one’s control. If crystals had mottos, lepidolite’s might be, “Not my circus, not my monkey”! Lepidolite has been mined for a couple of centuries as a major source of lithium and certain rare minerals, including rubidium, which is used to date very old rocks. It has only come into wide use recently as a healing and magical stone.
Safety and care: As a form of mica, lepidolite is very soft and fragile, and layers can break off easily. It also contains aluminum, so please don’t use it in elixirs.
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