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Barium, is an orthorhombic mineral form of barium sulfate(BaSO4). It is the chief barium ore and is also called barytes and barite. It is a white or colorless mineral which is often tinged with blue, brown, gray, red or yellow. It's name is derived from the Greek word "barys" meaning heavy. Barite is used by the Native Americans in their cerimonial practices. They used it to go from physical mattter to the spiritual. In Dream Therapy, barite is used to promote and stimulate the dream state, allowing one to remember their dreams. On a physical level, Barite is used to cleanse the system of toxins, to soothe a nervous stomach and to assist in the healing of addictions. The Blue variety of Barite is used to stimulate conversation as well as to give the courage needed to speak in front of large crowds. This sky-blue colored cluster of crystals, made of orthorhombic structure, is often seen as Celestite also called celestine. Barite is found all over the world either in masses, crystals or the famous desert rose.
The blue / purple varieties (some have white bands) speak for its high-level creativity and self-awareness activation powers. Improves the clairvoyance and visualization during spiritual practices. This is a fluorescent mineral that allows for insight through darkness. (Throat chakra).
Strong, hard. (Some look "Greasy"). Clear: Brow & Throat Chakra Heliodor/Golden Brown: Stimulates the mind, nervous system, spine, bones, Solar Plexus and 3rd eye Chakra with warm sun energy for mental clarity, confidence, will power, visualizing, protection. Helps stomach, intestines, works with mental body for exhaustion, depression, ulcers, nausea, eating disorders. Cleans emotional and physical toxins from liver, skin, including fear and resentment. Pink is excellent for heart chakra growth, transition, stabilizing. Comes in shades of yellow, gold, white, blue, or green. Helps teach one to cease doing the unnecessary. Assists its possessor in learning how to filter out distractions and unnecessary stimulation. Good for relieving stress, calming the mind. Beneficial for elimination organs such as the kidneys, liver, and intestines. Helps strengthen the circulatory and pulmonary systems, making them more resistant to toxins and pollutants. Helpful to the eyes, throat and easing a stressed mental state. Uses as a sedative. Beryl reawakens the love of married people.
Bismuth aids the transit between the physical and Astral or spiritual realms. Good for pre-planned Astral Travel. Relieves emotional and spiritual isolation, allowing one to feel a connectedness with All That is. A stone of transformation. It transforms the energy of the Crown Chakra to energise the Base Chakra (in contrast to many stones) and actualises the power of wisdom. Bismuth is grown in a laboratory in a vacuum.
Bixbite, red beryl, is known metaphysically as a stone of soothing and healing. It is used by intuitives and mystics to bring harmony to relationships and enhance compatibility. It is alsosaid to be helpful to heal griefs and depressions. Bixbite is also used to strengthen creativity energy. Physically, intuitive sources say that bixbite is good for healing problems with the physical heart, liver, lungs, mouth, throat, stomach, physical energy level, and digestive system. Bixbite is related to the heart and sacral chakras.
Resembles snowflake obsidian, Alaskan. Magnetic qualities; protects our magnetic field and our aura. Unites opposites to work in harmony. Helps to understand past lives for purpose in this lifetime. Good stone for people who use computers.
Solid dark green, red flecks. Electromagnetic (high iron). Ancient Egypt, Atlantis used to calm, ground, revitalize. Classic for wealth, menstrual cramps, anemia, bloodclots, hemorrhoids, birthing/reproductivity, imbalance. Cleansing heart and blood circulation, marrow, thymus, lungs; Heart. A deep green with flecks of red, often resembling drops of blood. Benefits the circulatory system. Helps purify toxic blood and detoxify the kidneys, liver, and spleen. Increases courage, helps in avoiding dangerous situations by soothing the mind. Benefits the bones, heart, and reproductive organs. Helps raise consciousness. If Bloodstone is used for a specific healing layout, it should be used by someone who has experience with the stone.
Iron-magnetite concretion. Solid round, grey-brown discs with high iron. Grounding, electromagnetic. Balances body's energy field. Many have found they reduce pain by holding 1 in each hand. Recharges electrically in sun. (Store boji's apart -magneticness neutralizes each other. Also wearing/holding with tiger's eye or other stone containing asbestos may bring on ill feeling.) Rough "male" and smooth "female" stones both have + and - charge.
Facilitates the activation of individual chakras. Brings freshness and newness to one's life. Stimulates inner spirit to seek heights and ability to enjoy happiness. Helps to separate emotions from intellect, to recognize and accept the difference. Excellent healing stone.
Colourless to pale yellow to pale green. Promotes understanding of difficult situations and allows decisions of loving-intellect. Helps obtain insight for obtaining and releasing. Helps alleviate conditions of heatstroke & sunburn. Chakras Solar Plexus & Heart.
Flattens and grounds energy. (poor conductor); not generally used for healing. can dull/block energy. May be used as shield, reducing sensitivity and awareness. A common alloy made by combing Copper and Zinc. Recommended by healers as helpful to people who have unusually high levels of metal in their bloodstream, since it is a blood cleanser and detoxifier. Also used for hair loss.
Buddstone is also commonly referred to as African Jade. Buddstone is said to allow us to connect with the nature spirits, especially with the green growing trees and plants. Helps one to strip away illusion and recognize flaws in self and others believed ot be an extremely healing and soothing stone for the nerves and senses. Some believe that it is helpful to place Buddstone in the living areas of those suffering from brain injuries or brain disesase such as senility or Alzheimers. Suggested uses: Most effective in its raw or tumbled state, less effective when worn in jewelry. Good for crystal healing, although its soothing effect can permeate your home is you use three or four pieces in a small bowl of water in your main living area.
Bustamite is best known for its energetic ability to remove and clear energy blockages. It is a very powerful stone for all types of energy work because of this. It can remove an energy block from a person, a particular chakra, an environment, or a situation. It is also excellent for meditation and can help one go deeper into meditation than previously possible. It is also great for dreamwork and can help communicate with angels. Bustamite is used often in ceremonies and initiations. Emotionally, bustamite helps one feel safe, which can lead to many different kinds of emotional healing, including removing anxiety and stress. Physically, bustamite has been used to heal and improve circulation, lungs, skin, nails, hair, and stress related disorders.
The Stone of Energy Healing
Metaphysical: Intuitive and folklore sources believe the message of this stone is the free movement of energy. It is said to remove blockages, especially in the heart chakra. Used in meditation it is harmonizing. It is also conducive to the dream state and lucid dreaming and assists with the access to the Angelic realms. This stone is considered a very powerful stone for moving energy and is perhaps one of the "dynamic" stones that can be used for energy healing.