CHAKRAS: Third Eye, Crown and Throat
CHARACTERISTICS: Expansion, Peace, Connection to Higher Realms
SCIENTIFIC: Petalite is a Lithium Sodium Aluminum Silicate often forming in granitic pegmatites (coarse-grained igneous rock) along with Albite, Quartz, and Lepidolite. Petalite formations commonly occur as aggregates rather than as individual crystals. Petalite is named for the Greek word for leaf due to its leaf-like layers. Petalites hardness is rated at 6.5 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Petalites transparency ranges from transparent to translucent with a vitreous luster. Petalite comes in a variety of different colors from colorless to gray-white, yellow, as well as, light pink or green. Petalite is found in Canada, Sweden, Italy, Russia, Australia, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Afghanistan, and in the USA California and Maine.
ATTRIBUTES: Petalite is a high vibration crystal and is often called the Stone of the Angels. Petalite opens one to higher awareness of the cosmic consciousness and the understanding of knowingness. Petalite facilitates ones connection to angels, ascended masters, ancient civilizations, spirit guides and animal totems. Petalite may be used for alignment between the physical plane and the spirit world. Petalite is a very helpful crystal to use for ancestral and family healing. Petalite may be used to stimulate clairaudience, clairvoyance, clairsentience, and telepathic communication. Petalite is a wonderful crystal for inducing a no mind meditative state. While improving meditation, increasing relaxation, and creating peace of mind, Petalite also helps one to remain grounded and stay connected to earthly life during spiritual activity. Petalites calming and centering energy helps one to stay focused on the task at hand. When meditating with Petalite, one may tune into the knowledge and understanding of ones path of highest destiny during this lifetime. Petalite facilitates a calm sense of inner serenity, creating a reservoir of peace that may be tapped into when needed during challenging experiences. The Lithium content found in Petalite allows for the calming and balancing of emotions and energies. Petalite is a supportive crystal for those who have been through physical and/or emotional trauma. Petalite helps one to see and understand the spiritual lessons behind traumatic experiences. Petalite is helpful to release negative karma and to clear entities from the aura or the mental body. Petalite may be used for energetic tie-cutting, as it calls on the higher selves of all involved and neutralizes manipulation on all levels. Petalite is a wonderful crystal tool for those who are scattered and flighty.
HEALING: Petalite has been used in the treatment of AIDS, CFS, and cancer. Pelalite may be helpful for those seeking stress relief and overcoming depression. Petalite may be helpful for tumor reduction and cellular renewal. Petalite may also be used to increase the flexibility of the muscular and skeletal systems, is beneficial to the eyes, harmonizes the endocrine system, cleanses the lungs and the intestines, as well as, stimulates the Triple Burner Meridian.
PINK PETALITE clears the heart and helps to release emotional baggage. Pink Petalite strengthens the emotional body while releasing fear and worry. Pink Petalite is known as a stone of compassion encouraging flexibility while maintaining gentle strength.
CLEAR PETALITE may be helpful to dissolve and protect against negative energies. Clear Petalite removes psychic implants, miasms (the source of genetic predisposition for a particular disease) and negative karma at all levels.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Petalite is an important source of Lithium and may be helpful for those suffering from depression.
Petalite is a shamanic stone and may be used in medicine wheel ceremonies to provide a safe environment for spiritual contact, enhance spiritual contact and communication, as well as, create a peaceful environment.
Carried on a vision quest or while astral travelling, Petalite brings calm, protection, alertness, and facilitates a successful journey.
Healers may consider wearing Petalite during sessions with clients to help access and open the spiritual channel for flowing healing energies.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Petalite works on a subtle level to help soothe and calm the aura. Placed on the Throat Chakra, Petalite helps to facilitate clear and succinct communication so one may speak of that which one sees and experiences. Petalite opens the Crown Chakra and initiates the movement of Kundalini energy. Petalite balances the Yin/Yang energies and provides stability between mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects.
For Gaia Healing, Petalite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to help bring forth and enhance the qualities of the areas energy vortex while providing a continual source of energy for healing and protection. Petalite helps to protect property and prevent potential accidents.
Petalite is one of the Synergy Twelve Stones for uplifting, positive transformation. The energy of Petalite combines well with Moldavite, Phenacite, Danburite, Azeztulite, Herderite, Brookite, Tanzanite, Satyaloka Quartz, Natrolite, Scolecite, and Tibetan Tektite. Petalite also combines well with Merkabite Calcite, Elestial Calcite, Ajoite, Lepidolite, Gel Lithium Silica, Tourmaline, Amblygonite, Morganite, and Rose Quartz.