[Herbal_Witches_Cauldron] Crystals of the Rainbow
These are the gems andminerals that usually exhibit several rainbow colours at once. Some of thesecrystals display their colours more so when they are polished, while othersexpress their colours better, in the rough.
Rainbow Healing: Peacock Ore(Bornite):
Properties: Bornite has the distinct privilege of being nicknamed Peacock Ore due to is rainbow ofcolours from copper-rich sulphide minerals, which is often referred to as thesense of happiness.
As one of the strongest healing stones on the mineral kingdom, Peacock Orehas the ability to align every Chakra when applied to the energy centres. Itcan cause a transformation that removes negative energy and replaces it with astrong, beneficial, positive vibe. This energetic vibe helps bring clarity tosituations that were previously clouded by negative emotions or pain andtherefore, ignites imaginative thinking and creative spark. It brings colourback into your aura. It possesses the unique ability of energizing not only thearea on which it is placed, but the surrounding area as well. Use this stonefor removing self-imposed obstacles. This stone has been used for re-birthingand improving your karmic imprint. Bornite is most associated with Cancer.
Folk Remedies: It is an excellent healing stone; promoting health and balanceat the cellular level. It's extremely powerful and it can be used to helpbalance salt levels, physical energy and the levels of adrenaline in the body.It works to improve cellular metabolism, lower fever and reduce inflammation. Peacock Orewill increase alkalinity. It can be used to lower calcium levels in the body.This would work well in treating arthritic conditions. Peacock Oreis especially good for protecting pregnant women and their babies.
Feng Shui: This stone is best used in the Centre area for health and balance.
Crystal Cleansing: method 1 and method 5 - 7.
History: Bornite (Cu5FeS4), named after Ignaz von Born, an 18th-centurymineralogist, who found this rainbow stone in sulfide copper deposits. It is acommon ore of copper and is easily recognized because it tarnishes toiridescent shades of blue, purple, green and yellow earning its name, Peacock Ore.This cubic stone has a hardness of 3 on the Mohs scale. Bornite occurs widelyin porphyry copper deposits along with the more common chalcopyrite.Chalcopyrite and bornite are both typically replaced by chalcocite andcovellite in the supergene (occurring relatively near the surface) enrichmentzone of copper deposits. Please note: Peacock Ore is a term used to describeChalcopyrite or Bornite with a colourful iridescent tarnish effect, which isusually artificially enhanced with acid. Most PeacockOre is sold as a variety of Bornite, when infact most Peacock Ore is actually Chalcopyrite.
Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac
Therapies for healing
mind, body, spirit