Known as a stone of transition, Lepidolite helps to shift and restructure old energy patterns, bringing light and hope to a situation. Use Lepidolite to reduce stress associated with change. Lepidolite brings balance and inner peace, helping one to see reasons behind any negative experiences, so they can improve on them. Lepidolite promotes spiritual transcendence and cosmic awareness, particularly assisting in the course of meditation and/or prayer.
The soothing energy of Lepidolite can be used to help those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Lepidolite can also be an ally to a parent of a child with ADHD, or hyperactivity. Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, can be greatly reduced by utilizing Lepidolite. Ameliorating ailments involving the nervous system, Lepidolite can help those with Alzheimer's and epilepsy. Lepidolite contains trace amounts of Lithium, which explains why it is so helpful for achieving emotional balance. Due to its Lithium content, Lepidolite carries the benefit of clearing away depression after the emotion has served its purpose in one's personal growth.
Lepidolite is good for helping to absorb electromagnetic pollution and is said to work best for this when placed next to the computer.
Primary Chakra: Heart, Throat, Third Eye, Crown
Astrological sign(s): Libra, Capricorn
Vibration: Number 8
Mineral Class: Silicates
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Chemical Composition: KLi2Al (Al, Si) 3O10(F,OH)2, Potassium Lithium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide Fluoride
Color: Violet to pale pink. Lepidolite varies in color depending on the amount of Lithium included.
Location: Africa, Brazil, Russia, USA
Fun Fact: The name "Lepidolite" comes from the Greek "lepidos," which means "scale."
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