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Until recently, this mineral was often incorrectly sold by the whole gemstone market as Astrophyllite but now that more is becoming available it has been properly identified as Arfvedsonite, a mineral in its own right - and a lovely one at that !
Arfvedsonite is a relaxing, reassuring stone that may help us to sleep better.
Arfvedsonite helps us to reconcile difficulties, to see things from both sides and to more easily forgive others. It is an excellent stone for helping to resolve family disputes or work related disagreements. Arfvedsonite helps us to communicate with others more effectively. It develops our sense of awareness and insight. It also promotes courage and self confidence. It can also help us to be less apprehensive, to procrastinate less and relieve feelings of guilt and self doubt. Arfvedsonite further helps in relieving depression.
Arfvedsonite is a strongly spiritual stone. It helps to open the crown chakra and stimulates journeying. A strong stone for spiritual growth, it helps to create a clear path ahead for us. It helps us with astral travel and promotes psychic visions, in fact it helps to enhance all of our psychic abilities and our meditation practices too. Arfvedsonite helps to bring more light into our being and releases energy blockages. It can be useful in all types of transitions, birth, death and re-birth. Lastly, Arfvedsonite can help us to better understand our dreams and chases away nightmares.