[Herbal_Witches_Cauldron]Eliminating Rage and Anger with Howlite
Properties: The stone of emotional expression, howlite canbe used to facilitate awareness, encourage calm communication by combiningreason with patience and observation. Howlite gently absorbs and upliftsstress, tension, anxiety and emotional intensity due to emotional imbalance.Howlite works by helping one to build decency of character. It shows us how tobe less selfish, confrontational and less critical. This is a good stone tohelp eliminate rage and anger. Howlite increases action, dissolves hesitationas it encourages ambition towards one's goals. Although this stone in white inpure form, Howlite is most effective on the Heart Chakra and Crown Chakracentres, bringing greater gentleness, patience and tact. Howlite has been usedin the past for astral travelling and accessing past lives. It has a strongspiritual connection to the past, as it can lead you to a stronger spiritualfuture. This can be done by placing the stone at the Third EyeChakra. Ittherefore makes for a wonderful meditation stone. Howlite is an extremelycalming stone. It is useful for anxiety that keeps you up at night due to anoveractive mind. Its soothing energies still the mind and is very helpful formindful meditation.
Folk Remedies: This crystal is a recommended stone for bones, teeth, and othercalcium aspects of the body. It has been known to treat soft tissue injuriessuch as strains, sprains and contusions, while helping with pain management.Use Howlite as an elixir or essence for insomnia. The stone can be placed underyour pillow as well. Use howlite in a grid around your bed to also help withpoor sleep issues, especially those caused by over thinking.
Feng Shui: Howlite is used primarily anywhere to help bring change. Used in theSoutheast direction, in the Center for balance and spirituality and in theNortheast for wisdom.
Crystal Cleansing: method 1 - 8
History: Howlite, calcium borosilicate hydroxide (Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5), is a boratemineral. Howlite was discovered near Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1868 by Henry How(1828 - 1879), a Canadian chemist, geologist, and mineralogist. How was alertedto the unknown mineral by miners in a gypsum quarry, who found it to be anuisance. He called the new mineral silico-boro-calcite; it was given the namehowlite shortly thereafter. The most common form of howlite is irregularnodules, sometimes resembling cauliflower. Crystals of howlite are rare, having beenfound in only a couple localities worldwide. Crystals were first reported fromTick Canyon, California, and later at Iona, Nova Scotia. The nodules are white with finegrey or black veins in an erratic, often web-like pattern, opaque with asub-vitreous lustre. The crystals at Iona arecolourless, white or brown and are often translucent or transparent. Itsstructure is monoclinic with a Mohs hardness of 3.5 and lacks regular cleavage.Howlite is commonly used to make decorative objects such as small carvings orjewellery components. Howlite is sometimes called "white buffaloturquoise" or "white buffalo stone."
Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac
mind, body, spirit