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Dumortierite

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Dumortierite is best known in its massive form, which makes and attractive violet and blue decorative stone when polished.

Dumortierite is said that this stone was discovered over a hundred years ago by a French paleontologist name of Dumortier.

The African lore has long been told that Dumortierite is petrified water, as it was always found in the vicinity of water.

Dumortierite makes troublesome ever day tasks more bearable by inducing relaxation and a feeling of calm with harmony.

Astrological : Sagittarius

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Dumortierite is said to promote a positive attitude in all life situations.  It provides us with courage and trust in personal times of hardship as well as helping us to gain control and understanding in our own lives.

Some like to use Dumortierite to ease panic and fear.  Apparently it is being used to help addicts cope with their addiction by recognizing the patterns and helping to erase the negativity at a core level.

Dumortierite is known to enhance organizational abilities, self-discipline and orderliness. This enhancement is believed to be due to the effect the stone may have of balancing the throat chakra and enhancing communication between lower chakras/physical energies and the higher chakras/mental/spiritual energies.

Dumortierite is said to promote a positive attitude to life and to help you to stay 'young at heart'. Dumortierite is also said to increase assertiveness and self-confidence encouraging you to speak out when you feel you are being treated unfairly. In addition Dumortierite is said to calm and focus you in traumatic situations giving you the tools to cope with a crisis.

Dumortierite is a very spiritual stone, it is believed to facilitate communication with your angels and spirit guides and to help you to see the good in the people who are around you.

Dumortierite is also said to increase self-discipline and to improve organisational skills, allowing you to sort out your files, procedures and thought processes. These Dumortierite's properties make it an excellent stone for those starting up or running their own business.

Dumortierite quickly reduces difficulties of scattered mind and disorganization. In addition, it encourages one to see and accept reality, and react to it in an intelligent manner in one's own behalf.

HEALING PROPERTIES

Dumortierite is said to relieve stomach trouble, vomiting and nausea, this is an excellent stone for water travel if you suffer from sea sickness.

After over exposure to the sun, Dumortierite is also helpful in the treatment of skin irritation and headaches.

Dumortierite is said to be a helpful stone for healers as an aid in diagnosing health problems, as it can illuminate the base issues and true causes of an illness so the healer is better able to treat the initial causes.

When used Dumortierite in healing the stone should be rinsed once a week under warm water and recharged by placing it among lead crystals for a period of not less than two hours.