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★ Healing and Metaphysical Properties of Iolite Stone


Iolite - The Clairvoyance Gemstone

Iolite is a bluish purple color gemstone. My one of my favorite shades of blue. The name Iolite is derived from the Greek words “ios” meaning violet and “lithos” meaning stone. The chemical composition of iolite is magnesium aluminium silicate. Iolite is a variety of the mineral Cordierite which was named after French geologist P L A Cordier. Who I am sure was a lady magnet back in the day.


P L A Cordier

Iolite Stone is said to stimulate the third eye Chakra leading to clairvoyance . Iolite gemstone helps to open the light pathway from throat Chakra up through crown and thereby helps in achieving higher awareness and knowledge. It is a good stone for Psychic Healing and Meditation.  This stone is said to enhance leadership ability, inner strength and self confidence. Iolite is also said to bring harmony in relationships. Iolite is helpful in fighting addictions and alcoholism just like Amethyst. Iolite also supports the healing of the eyes, detoxification, stimulates memory and helps with sleep imbalances. This gem helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, fight against malaria and other chronic infections. This stone is also useful in treating migraine headaches, sore throat, skin disorders and sleep disorders like insomnia. Iolite is a powerful crystal for change into a more positive way of being. It helps let go of all the unwanted patterns. It opens a line of communication between the subconscious and conscious.

Fuzzy memory ? People having weak Crown Chakra or bad memory should wear Iolite.

In ancient days it was believed that creativity of a artist was enhanced when wearing Iolite. It helps to open the doors of a persons soul. It finds the internal parts of a person. It increases the internal stamina of a person. Some scholars believe that Iolite helps in getting knowledge about the previous birth. It is known as the gem of self vision, creativity and constructive ideas. So it is a great stone to assist in bringing more awareness to self.

Great care should be taken while handling this stone. It should be protected from blows to avoid chipping or scratching. This gem can be cleaned using lukewarm water and a solution of mild dish soap using a soft brush. When not in use iolite jewelry can be stored in a fabric lined jewelry box separately.

Remedy Benefits of Iolite:

  • Assists astral travel
  • Strengthens auric field
  • Yin Yang balancer
  • Awakens inner knowing
  • Enhances intuition

Healing Properties:
Iolite is very helpful when dealing with addictions, including alcoholism. It assists in detoxification as well as maintaining sobriety. As well, Iolite is also said to help build relationships whether they be new or old. It also helps in regeneration of the liver.

These lovely lilac-blue stones are very uplifting, as they calm the brain and energize and balance the metabolism. For those of you who have trouble with meditation, as your mind is restless... this lovely violet stone will quiet the mind, and help you assimilate the guidance you may access. It balances the male/female energies so may aid in the relationship area.

Iolite is helpful in helping one grow up responsibly.

When you work with iolite it can help in the elimination of debt and facilitate acceptance of responsibility. Iolite is a great stone to help one realize that it is time to grow up and face the music, so to speak. It gently teaches us that we all need responsibilities in our adult life.

In the physical realm, iolite is used to help heal sore throat, varicose veins, and blisters, it is also told to aid in diminishing headaches and strengthen the entire system, promoting health on all levels. It is a very good gemstone for those involved in intense physical activity such as sportsmen and athletes.

Iolite is considered a very strong "Shaman" stone, and can stimulate visions.

They are stones of vision... used to aid you with journeys out of the body. Their energy will aid the process of connecting with angels... and will take you to a higher level spiritually.

Iolite correlates to the astrological sign of Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces and Taurus.

Chakra Classification:
Iolite activates the 6th, or Third Eye/Brow Chakra , as well as clairvoyant visions. It bestows a resonance of gentleness and inner knowing that soothes the mental body and balances the outer layer of the aura. It is a wonderful stone to use on the Third Eye as well as the 7th, or Crown Chakra .

This stone may be placed directly on the throat or forehead for direct chakra healing.

These stones help you to see, imagine and allow yourself to experience via your visionary abilities. If you imagine it you can experience it... so you may bring it into reality. Your inner journeys are expanded under its influence as are your intuitive gifts. It is both a throat chakra and a third eye chakra stone... and Iolite Stones will aid you to open the third eye and utilize its abilities.

Work with iolite to release discord and addiction, support understanding and expression of your true self as well as to grow spiritually in a gentle and loving fashion.

Color: Purpleish Blue

Type of stone: Iolite

Hardness: 7

Planet: Saturn

Numerology: 7

Element: Water

Source: India, Sri Lanka, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Norway and Greenland.

Chakra: 6th chakra, Third Eye, Crown

Astrological: Aquarius, Pisces, Libra, Sagittarius, Taurus

Magickal Uses: Third Eye, Love, Intuition, Power, Healing






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