Properties: Prehnite is considered the stone for dreaming and remembering and for alleviating nightmares. It is a wonderful stone, which brings calmness and balance to the Heart Chakra (green) and therefore is a perfect stone for meditation. The more white the stone is, the more it works on the higher Chakra. It is stone that is also used to enhance our Aura, by creating a strong field of energy around us. It multiplies and increases energy and strengthens our protective fields. Due to its mineral make up, Prehnite is a wonderful stone for divination. It enhances the ability to make contact with unseen entities, increases our ability for prophesy and allows for inner knowing. This powerful stone increases accuracy with predictions.
Folk Remedies: Prehnite is often used in healing remedies such as crystal elixirs or solarized water, in meditation or laying of stones in a web around you. For reiki grids, this stone brings calm and peacefulness to any room, in which a grid is created. They are used to strengthen the aura and balance chakra energies. Because of this peace, this stone is often used for those with ADD, ADHD or any type of hyperactivity, which needs calming or centering. Because of its effect on the Heart Chakra, it works well on the thymus gland, helps alleviates deep fears, phobias and nightmares and has been used historically as a prescription for kidney, bladder issues, as well as, gout and blood related disorders.
Feng Shui: Prehnite is a fantastic stone used in Feng Shui as it allows us to “let go” of things we hoard in our lives. This is a great decluttering stone, which can be used anywhere that balance or cleansing is needed. Use prehnite in the Center area for grounding, balance, good health, spirituality and protection.
Crystal Cleansing: method 1 – 3 and method 5 – 7
History: Pehnite (Ca2Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)2) is in the silicate family and is a phyllo-silicate of calcium and aluminum. Named after its discoverer, Colonel Hendrik von Prehn, it was found in a cavity of igneous rocks. Ranging from colors of white, green to a light green-yellow, this stone is often mistaken for jadeite.
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