Rhodonite Gemstone - Healing and Metaphysical Properties
Rhodonite Gemstones Information
The Rhodonite gemstone is a stone of grace and elegance. The word rhodonite is derived from the Greek word ‘rhodon’ which means rosy. It is a strong feminine stone normally seen in deep pink to mauve color with inclusions of black. However, the stone can also be red, orange, or completely black. The color of this stone is due to the manganese content. Rhodonite is rarely found in crystalline form and is normally cut into collector’s stones. The Rhodonite gemstone is a stone of grace and elegance and associated with the Zodiac Sign of Taurus, Libra and Scorpio. This stone has a hardness rating of 5.5 - 6.5 and is very popular as jewelry and the carving material. It is a popular stone for beaded necklaces, earrings, pins, pendants and rings. It is also used for table tops, jewel boxes, vases, paper weights etc. As an architectural stone it is used as wall tiles in parts of the Moscow subway.
Rhodonite is found in many places including Australia, Brazil, Mexico, India,
Healing and Metaphysical Properties of Rhodonite
Rhodonite raises self worth and helps ward off negativity. Like the Rose Quartz Gemstone Rhodonite nurtures love and humanity and helps one to achieve their greatest potential. This stone is an excellent stone for stimulation, clearing and activation of the heart chakra.
Rhodonite Stone is a balancing gemstone and is used to clear the psychic centers. For clearing the psychic centers one may wear one of more gemstones or carry them in the pocket. Another way of clearing is by meditating while having a rhodonite gemstone placed at the four top most chakras and allowing the energies to cleanse and activate them. Wearing or holding this stone promotes relaxation and brings a sense of well-being. It is a calming stone and can ease physical and emotional traumas. This stone is an emotional balancer that dispels anxiety. It's extremely beneficial to those with self destructive and abusive tendencies. This stone has forgiving qualities, useful for dealing with betrayal and abandonment issues. It will enhance self-esteem, confidence and the energy levels of both the body and the mind.
Rhodonite Gemstones are used to strengthen the immune system and aid the heart. It is a good stone to be kept near by for those recovering from heart attacks, operations, accidents etc to facilitate quick recovery and healing of wounds. Rhodonite will also assist the nervous system, thyroid, immune system and pituitary gland. It treats arthritis and inflamed joints, emphysema, lung diseases, stomach ulcers, multiple sclerosis and auto-immune diseases.
Crystal Healing with Rhodonite
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