Properties: This amazing stone symbolizes enlightenment and mental growth. It is an energy amplifier and cleanser of negative or malicious energies. It helps one draw more insight from books or personal experiences by making important information easier to remember. Calcite is strongly recommended for those involved in the healing professions.
Calcite releases electrical energy when placed under pressure. It is an energy amplifier. It is used in multi-directional energy distribution, when energy is directed to the center of the crystal, it separates and returns at double it’s intensity.
Can clear and activate All Chakra. This very spiritual stone is associated to our higher consciousness. It is often used in astral travel as it allows the body and mind to recall information out of body. This stabilizing stone helps with stressful situations. This stone heals according to color very well.
Folk Remedies: All calcite forms consist of pure calcium. Because of their high calcium content, they are often used for bone disorders. Beneficial for the cleansing organs, bones, joints, and for sharpening mental clarity. Helps boost memory. Athletes use calcite because they feel it can aid the bones and joints that are stressed or injured during practice or competition.
Calcite speeds up development and growth. This stone is very beneficial for bone development. Consider finely ground calcite mixed in petroleum jelly to help sooth itchy, inflamed skin as in rashes or dermatitis of any kind.
Feng Shui: Use this stone in the North for career orientated objective, in the Northeast for knowledge, in the Northwest for helping people, in the West for creativity and in the Southeast for increasing wealth and financial resource.
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History: Hydrated calcium carbonate, CaCO3+Fe+Mn+(Co, Pb) this soft and abundant crystal comes in shades of white, gray, black, green, yellow, blue, brown, or red. It is found all over the world and gets its variety of colors from it different mineral additions with more than 1,000 surface combinations.
Native American Indians saw calcite as a sacred holy stone, given to them by the gods. Limestone is formed from calcite. Chalk contains a large amount of calcite as it is primarily limestone and marble is simply re-crystallized calcite. Used as the primary substance in cement, calcite is also used for creating glass, metal, rubber and paint.
Calcite comes in a rainbow of colors, each with their own metaphysical abilities:
Blue Calcite: Eases pain (especially back)This stone works well at the Throat Chakra and has been used to help with degenerative issues such as arthritis. Blue Calcite relieves depression, lowers blood pressure and dissolves pain. This gentle stone coddles and calms its user as it helps absorb negative energy and thought patterns that work against you. A wonderful stone for anxiety, it works great for soothing raw nerves.
Green/Lime Green Calcite: Tranquility; soothes spiritual heart and Heart Chakra; helps us learn from lessons in each situation and new options. Clarifies visions, imagery, astral travel and recall. Helps us replace fears, old ways with healthier ones. Cleans toxins and fumes from body. Needs cleansing if sticky. Green Calcite helps those who suffer from arthritic pain and poor body alignment. It helps with constriction of ligaments and muscles and is helpful with bone adjustment. Green Calcite helps you adjust to the transition from a stagnant or negative situation to a challenging, more fulfilling, and positive one.
Gold/Honey/Yellow Calcite: is a stone that boosts overall general energy levels in a peaceful and gentle manner. Yellow calcite increases strength and health. It stimulates the intellect. It can help organize intellectual thoughts and information and is used by people who meditate because the color is linked to the Solar Plexus Chakra, sun and light. It is also an important stone recommended for astral projection. It has been used for centuries as folk remedies for treating the spine, bones and as a detoxification of the kidneys, pancreas and spleen. In the bath, Egyptians used it for decalcifying joints. Use this stone to boost life energy and to encourage will power.
Optical Calcite aka Icelandic Spar: is used for clearer vision and communication, wellness, general cleansing. It reminds one of the double meaning of words. Assists one in communication during difficult conversations. Excellent in clearing and cleansing the outer body. It displays an optical illusion called double refraction. Meaning, when you look through the crystal, it splits light in two, producing a double image. For this reason, it is often used in rituals to double the power of a spell. Optical calcite amplifies images and helps you to see double meanings hidden in communication. This stone helps with cleansing the subtle auric bodies. Calcite clears the mind and helps you find answers, often through meditation. This crystal is used in microscopes as well as other optical instruments.
Orange Calcite is a stone that is an emotional soother. It mentally assists in clearing emotional distress, fear, mental breakdown, depression, accidents, rape, divorce and suicidal thoughts. It is particularly helpful with phobias. Orange calcite restores mental and emotional equilibrium. Orange calcite can stimulate our psychic abilities as it works at the root of our intuition. In folk medicine, orange calcite is helpful for the reproductive system, genitals, intestines, irritable bowel syndrome, kidneys, chronic fatigue, and calcium intake and assimilation. This stone is associated with the Sacral/Spleen Chakra, therefore, it is used for balancing sexual energies, stimulating conversation and building confidence.
Pink (Mangano) Calcite: (Cobalt-Calcite) : Brings love, patience, gentleness, and compassion. it soothes intensity of feelings. This pink stone works with mental and emotional balance. It is a stone that works wonders on the Heart Chakra and allows healing to transpire. One of my favorite crystals for soothing nightmares. This energy gives power to love and is the integrator of opposites in the psyche: mind and body, male and female, persona and shadow, ego and unity. It is most important in all facets of relationships (self or others), when it is balanced, you trust in others, take risks, love and feel loved. Pink calcite helps us strive for balance. This is the energy you need to help the chakras to function in accordance with the others.
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