is a powerful healing & grounding stone that helps provide stability to one’s perspective of life, helping make the right decisions based on objective knowledge. connects one to the energies of the earth, allowing for a deeper connection to the eternal instinct of the spirit in human form. balances the root, solar plexus, & third eye chakras, & can improve the flow of energy between these chakras. can use to access genetic memory to help awaken all of one's abilities. may assist in helping to slow the aging process by changing internal beliefs regarding that process, & by reminding one that the spirit is eternal. can assist during pregnancy, encouraging healthy development of the fetus. a wonderful stone to use in a supportive role when working with animals. it is a rainmaker stone, which can aid dehydrated & dry climates by bringing in moisture. can also assists in the growth of gardens by providing maximum growth conditions. hold in your hand during meditation to help with the release of old patterns that inhibit growth. carry in your pocket when in need of an extra boost of practical intuition. can also encourage one to recognize life patterns to become more attuned to the natural cycles. this quality can help those who are trying to work with law of attraction to bring higher ideals into physical reality. provides a balance between inner & outer experiences. imparts a desire for new experiences & a deep calm with which to face them. physically a stabilizing stone that fortifies the immune system, heals wounds & purifies the blood.