Rhodochrosite represents selfless love and compassion. It is a wonderful stone to use when
working with the Heart Chakra and relationships. Those dealing with loss will find a deep love
within this stone. Comforting and positive, Rhodochrosite helps to bring repressed emotions to
the surface to be acknowledged, addressed, and released, allowing for much personal growth
to take place. Rhodochrosite aids in self-forgiveness and self-love.
Rhodochrosite is also good for clearing the Root and Solar Plexus Chakras, improving self-
worth, attracting love, and relieving emotional stress. Use Rhodochrosite in meditation to relax
the diaphragm for full, deep breathing. Rhodochrosite can help those stuck in any phase of the
grief process, by clearing out negative vibrations from the middle chakras. Meditating with
Rhodochrosite can connect one to the Divine mind, allowing one to see the purpose behind
negative experiences.
Many people work with Rhodochrosite to bring much-needed love into the world. This stone is
often used for repairing the subtle bodies and for reclaiming lost gifts. In this latter capacity,
one can work with Rhodochrosite to bring about the healing of past events that have caused
the breakdown of one's self-confidence and self-knowledge to the point where personal gifts
have been given up, in favor of living in "survival mode“. Once these past issues are healed, it
becomes easier for the person to remember their gifts and their true purpose for this
Physically, Rhodochrosite heals the heart, adjusts imbalances in the circulatory and nervous
systems, relieves migraines, and clears up infections. Keep Rhodochrosite in the bedroom to
help with sexual issues.
Rhodonite helps to balance the emotions and calm impatience. Rhodonite is a very supportive
stone that works with the Heart Chakra to attract love and ground negative energies. Rhodonite
allows one to see areas in their life that can be improved on without getting down on, criticizing
or judging oneself.
Like Rhodochrosite, Rhodonite is often used for rediscovering one's inner gifts, as well as for
bringing much-needed love into the world. Rhodonite can also help one to remember their
soul-purpose of incarnation, and facilitate living from the heart. This lovely stone also helps one
to remember that the best rewards come from serving the highest good. Carrying Rhodonite will
help provide support to the Heart Chakra, which in turn will promote the service of the Spirit.
Rhodonite can assist one in discovering one's true passion, and learning brand new skills to
enhance that passion, if necessary. Rhodonite encourages people to find ways to be of service
to humanity and helps to draw in synchronization related to this goal. Rhodonite can enhance
power in those who have truly altruistic intentions.
Rhodonite is a Heart and Root Chakra stone that helps one to process energies in these areas
more efficiently. Use Rhodonite as a stone of power, to bring strength and vitality to the body
and spirit so they can support higher vibrations needed for personal evolution.
Physically, Rhodonite is believed to support detoxification and healing of the organs, especially
the liver. Rhodonite is a good stone to help healing ailments of the heart, lungs, and nervous
system, and is also used to reduce swelling and inflammation. Tumbled Rhodonite can also be
used to stimulate the metabolism. Use Rhodonite when feeling panicked and/or anxious.
Rhyolite, Rainforest
Rainforest Rhyolite (also called Rainforest Jasper, Australian Rainforest Jasper) is similar
visually to Jasper with its bright, intense colors and a smooth, shiny polish, but Rhyolite actually
has a composition closer to granite, with a much smaller grain size. Rhyolite frequently contains
voids and glassy fragments, which is due to rapid cooling.
The unusual patterns in lovely, protective Rainforest Rhyolite, is where this stone gets its power
to heal. Associated with the Heart Chakra, Rainforest Rhyolite is thought to help people deal
with past-life issues, by helping one to see the relationship between karma and what is
happening now, making these issues much easier to accept and work though. Rainforest
Rhyolite will assist one in the laying down of burdens which no longer act to serve in one’s life.
Using Rainforest Rhyolite may help with healing old and deep emotional wounds in this lifetime
as well.
A balancing stone, Rainforest Rhyolite is recommended for help with issues of self-esteem and
emotional strength. Rainforest Rhyolite aids in finding your expression in the wake of problems
and anxieties. Rainforest Rhyolite helps to stimulate insight into solutions and alternatives.
Rainforest Rhyolite is the perfect piece to carry when facing confrontation. It helps to eliminate
procrastination and distractions. Rainforest Rhyolite is often used as an aid to activate contact
with loved ones who have ascended to other planes. It is an excellent tool to use when
communicating with animals.
Physically, Rainforest Rhyolite helps to boost the immune system and cleanse the kidneys and
liver. . It helps with the creative process and makes an excellent stone for teachers, builders
and the like. Rhyolite keeps one from procrastinating and helps to move on with your life and
live in the moment.
  Rubellite (Pink Tourmaline)
Pink Tourmaline, also called Rubellite, belongs to a group called Elbaite, which is a member of
the Tourmaline family. Elbaite is by far the most colorful group, including Indicolite (blue to
blue/green), Verdelite (green), Rubellite (pink) and Watermelon (pink with green rind).
Pink Tourmaline (Rubellite) brings cognitive awareness and experience of Universal Love.
Rubellite is a very positive crystal, and is supportive of those who work with it, bringing strength
during any trials in one's life. It has balancing properties which help one to move away from
extremes, and into more equitable emotional and intellectual perspectives. Pink Tourmaline
(Rubellite) opens and brings a higher vibration to the Heart Chakra. It is excellent for
connecting with the Earth on an emotional level. This connection illuminates the relation
between the Earth and Humanity, and helps one to live that relationship in a way that promotes
the health of our planet.
Rubellite also works with the Root Chakra, bringing strength, courage, and conviction to
endeavors that are based on Love. It helps to gain the courage to overcome issues that hold
the heart hostage, such as abusive relationships and negative work situations, and to
recognize how why these issues come to be in one's life. Bringing the power to break free of
such conditions, Pink Tourmaline (Rubellite) can then provide emotional support for the
transitional period when one is learning to live free of these destructive patterns that no longer
Pink Tourmaline can also facilitate the great emotional healing that takes place during and after
a breakup, or other loss, but excels at healing old emotional wounds from childhood. Pink
Tourmaline can help open up the Heart Chakra of those who have been closed off for years,
and ultimately bring the joy back into living. This action improves the overall circulation of
energy throughout the subtle bodies and the chakras.
The red variety of Corundum (blue corundum is known as sapphire), Ruby is a powerful heart
stone, opening and activating the Heart chakra. Ruby protects against the loss of heart energy,
and dissolves emotional congestion. A powerful healer, Ruby heals and balances emotions,
making the holder more emotionally aware, as well as helping them to connect to others
emotionally. The intense and vivid energy of Ruby stimulates loving emotions, helps with the
expression of love, and can facilitate states of passion and bliss.
Ruby helps us to see the true nature of love, and reveals the Divine Love in everything in the
Universe. Using Ruby can help you open up to and receive this Divine Love, as well as become
a vehicle through which Divine Love can flow to others. Ruby helps to gather and amplify
energy, aiding in opening the doorway to spiritual knowledge. Ruby is a wonderful stone for
students as it stimulates deep mental concentration.
Ruby is a very helpful tool to use when shielding against, and protecting from, unwanted
energies such as emotional or psychic intrusions. Ruby is also a stone of abundance and
success in business.
Physically, use Ruby to warm the extremities, increase circulation and fight infection. Ruby is
beneficial for male impotence as well as female infertility. It helps with perimenopause
symptoms and balancing menstrual cycles.
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