(ranges from approx 1 – 1.75″)
Affirmation: I embrace my emotions. Nurturing energy surrounds me. My emotional body is aligned.
Color: shades of lavender, sometimes with pink inclusions
Chakra(s): solar plexus, third eye, and crown
About the stone: Lepidolite is a silicate containing lithium, aluminum and potassium. It fluoresces and is often found with other lithium minerals like tourmaline.
Astrological sign(s): Pisces
Mohs scale: 2.5–3
Spiritual uses: Lepidolite helps to hone psychic skills, including channeling and mediumship, while fostering a reasonable hold on this reality.
Mental uses: Lepidolite encourages a healthy, detached outlook on situations.
Emotional uses: Lepidolite carries the vibration of lithium, which is used medically to balance emotions and limit or eliminate extreme mood swings.
Physical uses: The lithium contained within lepidolite holds the power to rebalance brain function and neurological functions.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo