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Apatite

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Apatite derives it name from the Greek word "apatos" meaning 'to deceive' because of its similarity in appearance to many other gemstones, it has easily been confused with half a dozen other minerals over the centuries. Though used Apatite in jewelry, the softness of the stone makes it very fragile and prone to scratches and flaws.

Apatite can be found all over North America as well as in Mexico, Norway, USSR, some countries in Africa and Sri Lanka.

Astrological : Gemini and Aquarius

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Apatite is told to produce a spiritual state of unconditional love.

Apatite creates a willingness to let go of useless aspects of life, people and objects, at it enhances psychic abilities and creativity.

Apatite is said to enhance one's insight, learning abilities and imagination, and to give increased self-confidence.

Apatite is said to help achieve deeper states of meditation, and helps to restore clear thoughts.

Apatite is very useful when you are having difficulty letting go of someone or something that no longer is good for you or has a place in your life, use it while you meditate upon that issue.

Blue apatite connects to a very high level of spiritual guidance, that is not often reached. Being associated with the throat chakra, Apatite facilitates public speaking, enhances group communication, and opens the throat chakra.  It will heal the heart, and emotional dis-ease.

HEALING PROPERTIES

Using apatite is said to facilitate the desired results more quickly when working in conjunction with other minerals as well to enhance the goal.

Physically apatite may assist with nail problems, allergies, arthritis, bones, muscles, nervous system. Apatite is said to be useful to help improve one's coordination and to strengthen muscles, and to help suppress hunger and ease hypertension.

Transparent dark blue, teal, yellow, clear Apatite are helpful in weight loss, by suppressing hunger, raising the metabolic rate and encouraging healthier eating habits.

Apatite heals the glands, meridians and organs, and overcomes hypertension. It balances the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies as well as the chakras.  Used with other crystals, apatite will facilitate the results.

Blue and purple Apatite are used especially to heal and stimulate throat (5th) Chakra and kidney point for self-expression.  Due to it's high mineral content, it's is particularly beneficial on the functions of the small intestines.

Apatite rough