Properties: Considered the “stone of rest”, due to their deep, embedded energy source, hypersthene is essential for anyone recovering from illness or who has been overburdened by life stressors, feeling “tired but wired” or for anyone experiencing fatigue due to excessive worry. This stone will cloak the aura in a field of protection and invisibility. It gives you a sense of being hidden from the world in order for your deep recharging to take place. Hypersthene is a great meditation stone as it assists in relaxing and grounding, so that you may reconnect with what you feel you have lost or given up.

Folk Remedies: Hypersthene will help those with sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep maintenance insomnia, to be able to actually go into a deep sleep state for longer periods of time so that the mind and body can restore what is needed much more than usual. This stone has a soft, smokey and very deep blue aura which shows its relaxing and restoring qualities well.

Feng Shui: Use in the Center area for health, wellness and balance. This stone also works well in the Northeast area of Knowledge/Skills, the Southeast area of Wealth, Prosperity, Opportunity and in the West area of Children, Creativity.

Crystal Cleansing: method 1 – 8

History: Hypersthene (Mg, Fe)SiO3 comes from the Greek word hyper meaning “above” and stenos meaning “power” and translates to over strength. Hypersthene is found in both igneous and some metamorphic rocks, as well as in both stoney and iron meteorites. Hypersthene is the name given to the mineral when a significant amount of both enstatite and ferrosilite are present. Also known locally as Labrador-hornblende or Paulite, due to large amounts mined off the island of Paul, located near the coast of Labrador. Labradorite-hypersthene is also called Norite.

For Deep Grounding, Meditation

Considered the “stone of rest”, it is helpful for anyone recovering from illness, overburdened bystress, feeling “tired but wired” or for fatigue due to excessive worry.

This is a “cloaking stone” ~ hiding and blanketing the aura in a field of protection and invisibility. It gives you a sense of being hidden from the world in order for your deep recharging to take place.

Hypersthene is a great meditation stone as it assists in relaxing and grounding, so that you may reconnect with what you feel you have lost or given up.


Angels: Uriel
Associated Crystal: inosilicate mineral family
Color: black, brown
Chakra: Root Chakra,
Element: Earth, Metal
Flowers: Black tulip, poppy, bristol pods
Gods/Goddesses:  Hachiman, Kratos, Kotaku
Planet: Mars
Zodiac: Aries
Sabbat:  Mabon, Samhain
Tarot: The Chariot

Hypersthene Grid

A grid is a power structure that you create with crystals to enforce an intention or affirmation. Using this crystal in a grid formation, helps to bring about the change you seek.

Create a 5 point star with 5 crystals. Place the 6th stone in the center. Under this center stone, place a piece of paper with your intention written on it. It can also be the name of a person you wish to do a long distance healing for. Start your intention and then trace the star grid pattern with incense, herbs or use your center crystal (master stone) to seal the deal.   Read more here

Cleansing & Charging Hypersthene

~ Cleansing a crystal is always a good idea to rid it of energies (negative or otherwise) that it may have picked up during handling and excessive use.

~ Charging a crystal is bringing its energy levels back up, after use and cleansing. Like re-charging a battery after it has lost its energy.  A great way to do this (and remind you that it is time to do so) is during a full moon.

Crystal Cleansing: method 1 – 8

The Power of Color

Color plays a major role in determining how your crystal can help you.  A crystal’s color is due to its combination of minerals, which give it it’s own personality.  It contributes in what attracts you to it.  The psychological aspects of color determine how a crystal’s healing properties work.

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