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Stone of the Mind
Blue Calcite the “Stone of the Mind” and the “Crystal of Trust”. The name Calcite comes from the German word “calcit,” meaning “limestone”. Blue Calcite is a common crystal found in Africa, Brazil, Czech Republic, India and Mexico.
It is a Calcium Carbonate of the Carbonates Mineral class of crystals; Calcium Carbonate is the mineral that makes up chalk. It comes in various shades of light blue and is translucent to opaque; some people describe its texture as soapy or waxy.
Blue Calcite is a gentle crystal which helps physical healing by clearing negative emotions and is, therefore, a wonderful aid to use when recuperating. It is said that it can work as a natural sedative after an emotional trauma such as the death of a loved one. It has a purifying energy which works to clear any negativity stored either within the body or our environment, either at home or work. It does this by raising your or the vibration of the space it is in.
It is called the “Stone of the Mind” as it can help us to look at new ways of thinking in order to shed light on a situation and release old limiting beliefs or thought patterns. It can also help students retain information, especially whilst studying for exams.
Blue Calcite amplifies the energy within the Throat Chakra which allows for clear, calm communication, especially between people with opposing views. It is also useful for writers to communicate their thoughts in words and especially so if they have hit “writer's block,” allowing them to overcome the blockage. It works to enhance or activate intuition, inner sight and other psychic gifts via the Third Eye Chakra. It may also assist those who wish to travel on the Astral plane.
It has a protective quality so may be used to grid the home or workplace to prevent theft. Place it near any areas where a thief could gain access or even by your luggage whilst travelling, the theory is that it acts like an Invisibility Cloak making the thief not notice your possessions.
In Ancient Egypt, blue was the colour of life energy which flows through all living beings to connect them. Today, blue is known to be a colour of holy communication and the Holy Spirit.
Blue Calcite is not directly associated with any particular Goddess; however, Arianrhod, the Welsh Goddess of the Stars, is associated with Calcite in general.
Blue Calcite is not associated with any particular Angel; however, Archangel Raguel, who is the Angel of Relationship Health is associated with a light blue colour.
Blue Calcite is primarily associated with the Throat Chakra (Vishuddha), relating to communication; and is from where you speak your truth. Its secondary chakra is the Third Eye or Brow Chakra (Ajna), relating to insight, intuition, awareness and guidance.
In crystal healing, Blue Calcite is said to help with illnesses and symptoms relating to addiction, ageing process, balancing calcium levels, bones and joints, cataracts, emphysema, eye disorders and infections, hypertension (high blood pressure), laryngitis, lungs and pain. It is believed that it can help to improve the body's absorption of important vitamins and minerals.
Emotionally, Blue Calcite is said to assist with anxiety, calming, emotional pain, overactive mind, reducing stress or tension, releasing negative emotions and soothing frayed nerves. On a spiritual level, it aids mental clarity.
Blue Calcite is not a traditional or ancient birthstone but is a modern birthstone for the Zodiac sign of Cancer, 21st June to 22nd July.
Blue Calcite is not on the anniversary list.
Blue Calcite is a perfect crystal for meditating with to soothe and calm the mind and re-centre after being exposed to powerful negative energy or environments. It can promote an optimistic point of view whilst opening the Third Eye Chakra to assist communication with the Higher Realms.
Affirmation: I am connected to the Higher Realms.
Important to Know
WARNING: As with all crystals you use regularly, don’t forget to cleanse and recharge it at least once a month.
For crystal healers who use crystals in their work, they should be cleansed after each client to remove any negative energy prior to being used on someone else.
PLEASE REMEMBER: Although the powers of crystals and stones are well documented and have been proven to help bring positivity into people's lives, they are never a substitute for medical advice.
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