Color: deep blue flecked with gold
Appearance: dense, veined, Lapis Lazuli looks like the night sky. All sizes, sometimes tumbled
Rarity: easily obtained but expensive
Source: Russia, Afghanistan, Chile, Italy, United States, Egypt, Middle East
Attributes: Lapis Lazuli opens the third eye* and balances the throat chakra*. It stimulates enlightenment and enhances dream work and psychic abilities, facilitating spiritual journeying and simulating personal spiritual power. This stone quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. It possesses enormous serenity and is the key to spiritual attainment.
Lapis Lazuli is a protective stone that contacts spirit guardians. This stone recognizes psychic attack*, blocks it, and returns the energy to its source. It teaches the power of the spoken word, and can reverse curses or disease caused by not speaking out in the past.
This stone harmonizes the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels. Imbalances between these levels can result in depression, dis-ease*, and lack of purpose. In balance, the harmony brings deep inner self-knowledge. Lapis Lazuli encourages taking charge of life. It reveals inner truth, encourages self-awareness, and allows self-expression without holding back or compromising. If repressed anger is causing difficulties in the throat or in communication, Lapis Lazuli releases these. This stone brings the enduring qualities of honesty, compassion, and uprightness to the personality. Lapis Lazuli is a powerful thought amplifier. It stimulates the higher faculties of the mind, bringing objectivity and clarity. It encourages creativity through attunement to the source. Lapis Lazuli helps you to confront truth, wherever you find it, and to accept what it teaches. It aids in expressing your own opinions and harmonizes conflict. It teaches the value of active listening.
Lapis Lazuli bonds relationships in love and friendship and aids expressing feelings and emotions. It dissolves martyrdom, cruelty, and suffering. As a gem essence, it dissolves emotional bondage.
Healing: Lapis Lazuli alleviates pain, especially that of migraine headaches. It overcomes depression, benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, larynx, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow, thymus, and the immune system. Lapis Lazuli overcomes hearing loss, purifies blood, and boosts the immune system. It alleviates insomnia and vertigo, and lowers blood pressure.