CHAKRAS: Base and Sacral
VIBRATION: Number 2
ZODIAC: Virgo, Capricorn & Taurus
CHARACTERISTICS: Grounding, Security, and Life Force
SCIENTIFIC: Cuprite is a copper oxide mineral found as octahedral, cubic or dodecahedral crystals formed in oxidized zones of copper deposits. The presence of Cuprite is often found in copper rich areas along with deposits of Chrysocolla, Malachite, Limonite, and Azurite. Cuprite color ranges from bright crimson red to brownish or blackish hues depending on the formation and impurities in the area. Cuprite is translucent to semi-opaque with an adamantine to dull luster. Cuprite’s hardness is rated 3.5 to 4 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. The name Cuprite comes from the Latin word cuprum meaning “copper.” Cuprite is found worldwide.
ATTRIBUTES: Cuprite energetic vibrations stimulate the base chakra, increasing vitality and energy levels. Cuprite’s vibrations support a replenishment of energies and increases vitality and life force. Cuprite provides grounding energy for the entire body. Cuprite balances the male and female polarities and creates balance on the spiritual path. Cuprite is a great manifestation crystal tool, as it may give one a sense of security and “knowing” that all physical needs are met. Cuprite grounds one in the present moment and helps with the release of needing “control” and worries over situations while events unfold naturally to the benefit of all. Cuprite encourages one to move beyond past events, is supportive and grounding in the present moment, and helps move one toward future experiences and unlimited potential. An alchemical stone, Cuprite connects to the divine energies supporting manifestation from the inner world of intention to the outer world of the physical realm. Cuprite is a stone for feminine power and earth goddesses. Cuprite aids in the healing of the feminine and receptive parts of oneself. Cuprite is ideal for feminine relationships – healing, nurturing, caretaking, supporting. Cuprite may help to identify and resolve issues involving relationships with mothers, sisters, sister friends, daughters, female partners, or even the feminine aspect of self. Cuprite helps one to “birth” ideas and creations, bringing manifested intentions into the physical realm.
HEALING: Cuprite’s life force energetic vibrations may be helpful with the healing of lung and breathing difficulties. Cuprite may be beneficial in the treatment of bladder and kidney disorders such as, water retention, prostate, and elimination issues. Cuprite may also be helpful in the treatment of vertigo, altitude sickness, arthritis, and rheumatism. Cuprite is considered a stone of fertility and may be helpful for those who would like to conceive. Cuprite may also be helpful in healing treatments involving the sexual organs and female reproductive issues, such as, menstruation, menopausal symptoms and hormonal imbalance.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE:
Cuprite is a wonderful meditation tool and may be helpful with the awakening of kundalini energies.
Cuprite is a wonderful crystal tool for those who want to connect deeper with the energies of our amazing Earth.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Cuprite may be used to stimulate, strengthen and heal the first chakra. In meditation, Cuprite may be used to ground through the root chakra into the deeper energies of the Earth.