Affirmation: Blessings flow through me like a healing river. I am fluid. I am pure and clear. I take the time I need to relax in a pool, bath, or body of water. I drink the right amount of water to maintain a fluid, healthy body.
Color: white with pale-gray webbing
About the stone: Howlite is a silicon-borate of calcium forming an opaque material which is white with black matrix. Often howlite is dyed to imitate turquoise or lapis.
Astrological sign(s): Cancer
Mohs scale: 2.5–3.5
Spiritual uses: Howlite is a reminder to connect with the moon, its cycles, and the spiritual benefits derived from the moon’s receptive vibrations. Use this stone to open to your intuitive skills. Focusing on this gem can deepen telepathic, psychometric, and visionary intuition. With this stone in hand, turn your attention toward Native American teachings of Buffalo Medicine and White Buffalo Calf Woman. Learn the lessons of mindfulness to Great Spirit and respect of all humankind. This stone reminds you to pray and respect your elders as well as the environment, taking no more than you need.
Mental uses: Howlite, with its white energy, helps you clear your mind of chatter.
Emotional uses: Howlite is helpful for cooling heated emotions and thereby regain emotional balance.
Physical uses: Howlite is beneficial for muscles, bones, teeth, and nails. This stone is a reminder to drink plenty of water for optimal health.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo