Andalusite allows one to view the different facets of one’s character (emotional, physical and intellectual) while remaining grounded and unbiased about the results. Andalusite encourages rationality when looking at any issue. It is a stimulant to memory and recollection. Andalusite aids in recovery when one feels thrown out of balance. It helps to cleanse and balance the heart, releasing blockages caused by anger, anxiety and hurt.
Physically, Andalusite helps with psychosomatic or stress-related ailments, as well as bone fractures and connective tissues.
The opaque variety of Andalusite that contains a cross-shape when sliced is known as Chiastolite or Fairy Cross.