is a stone of spirituality. third eye and crown chakra. as it is the stone of spiritual awakening & spiritual growth. it purifies and protects by placing a shield around the physical body & the energy field. it is said that it enhances mental activity & focus. perfect stone for anyone whom is just now venturing off down the path of their spiritual journey. protects against drunkenness, hailstorms, thunderstorm & lightning. protects against black witchcraft & psychic attacks. protects one while traveling. protects soldiers from harm. wards off attempts by others to steal one’s power. strengthens the aura against negative energies. strengthens purpose, hope, freedom & leads to peace & balance. directs towards resolve, stability & independence. achieving goals. being overburdened. concentration. decisiveness. fear of the future. freedom. hope. independence. mental balance. nervousness. peace. protection from evil. spiritual growth. stability. stress. clears & repairs holes in the aura. aligns the energy bodies. opens & activates the crown chakra. encourages inner strength. one of the more powerful stones for psychic protection. strengthens the aura against negative energies. facilitates a connection to the divine. allows for a greater connection the spiritual realms. all around spiritually protective stone. used to recover from physical addictions. connects the physical plane with the higher realm. promotes a higher state of consciousness. bonds the physical being with their spiritual spirit, or soul. strips negative energy from key chakras (energy vortexes) within the body. said to boost production of hormones, cleansing the immune system, excellent cleanser for the blood, eases headaches & releases hearing disorders. heals diseases of the lungs & respiratory tract, beneficial for the intestines, treating in insomnia & bringing about a restful sleep.