Lepidolite is literally crystallized lithium, the same mineral used in antidepressant medication, but in its pure form as it comes out of the Earth. It is the lithium that creates the pink and purple hues found in lepidolite.
Known as "The Stone of Transition," lepidolite is a stone of calm, trust, and acceptance. It can help shift and restructure old energy patterns and brings light and hope to a situation.
Lepidolite crystals can help you to open up to receiving higher vibrations from the higher realms into the subconscious, transferring these vibrations into the conscious through the third eye chakra, and integrating them into the centre of truth via the heart chakra, so use lepidolite for metaphysical work with the heart and crown chakras, and to reduce stress associated with change.
Lepidolite is known to alleviate depression, bringing serenity from the knowledge that the universe will always provide.
The calming nature of lepidolite can help one to enter a deep meditative state. It is also helpful for releasing emotional and energetic blockages, and is said to help those with ADHD, OCD, or bipolar disorder.
Carry lepidolite with you when you need to balance your emotions with your intellect. Being useful in the reduction of depression as well as stress, it is used to halt obsessive thoughts, relieve despondency as well as help to overcome insomnia.
Lepidolite is supportive in releasing one from addictions and complaints of all kinds, including anorexia.
It releases and reorganized old psychological and behavioural patterns, thus inducing change. It can assist in change by inducing calm through transitions, trusting that everything will ultimately turn out for the best.
It encourages independence and the achievement of goals without outside help.
Lepidolite engenderers and enhances self-love, patience and optimism. It is wonderful for dreamwork, rebirthing and for dream recall.
Lepidolite is known to clear out all of the redundant messages and voices from the past that hold us back from happiness and/or success. It will aid in attracting supportive friends and colleagues, as well as bring opportunities to succeed.
Healing Properties: Placed on the body, lepidolite is used to locate the site of the body's dis-ease; vibrating gently to indicate the source.
Lepidolite can strengthen the immune system, restructure DNA and enhance the generation of negative ions. It can relieve allergies, exhaustion, epilepsy and alzheimers. It is a detoxifier for the skin and connective tissue.
It is an excellent stone for menopause, especially as an elixir.
When combined with rubellite (pink tourmaline), it is an extraordinarily powerful agent for calming and healing, especially in the emotional areas. Lepidolite can be laid directly on painful parts of the body, it helps with nerve pain and sciatica, neuralgia and joint problems.
Lepidolite is known as a powerful pain remover. It can also reduce the ill-effects of anaesthetic and dependency on medications, alcohol, tobacco or food. It is also told to provide a wonderful shield against the effects of modern pollutions.
Powers: Peace, spirituality, luck, protection, anti-nightmare, psychic work, and love.
Due to its calming properties and its often vividly purple colour, it can be used in rituals or carried to promote spirituality. It is a mineral carried to attract good luck. It also drives off negativity, although its protective properties are not extremely strong.
To promote a restful night’s sleep free of nightmares, place lepidolite near the headboard of the bed.
This is a wonderful stone to aid in shamanic or spiritual journeying and access to the akashic records.
Lepidolite is a reassuring gemstone for people new to psychic work or those who may have had a bad psychic experience, or have possibly dabbled with Ouija boards, held séances or played with tarot cards when younger. It is magnificent at screening out negativity.
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