Lapis lazuli consists for the most part of the mineral lazurite (blue) with often also some calcite (white), sodalite (blue) and pyrite (gold). In addition, it may also contain (traces of) augite, diopside, enstatite, mica, hornblende and haüyn.
Lapis lazuli is a very spiritual stone. It promotes spiritual strength, spiritual skills, astral travel, enlightenment, wisdom and gives inner peace and tranquility. The stone makes honest, sincere and helps find inner truth and accept it. It helps you be yourself and walk your own path. The stone promotes creativity, objectivity and clarity of mind. It has a positive effect on friendly and love relationships. Lapis lazuli has a strong effect on the throat and throat chakra (5th) and therefore stimulates the expression of your opinion, emotions and things that bother you.
Physically lapis lazuli helps complaints of throat, larynx, thyroid and vocal cords. It has a positive effect on migraines, sleeping problems, dizziness, stress, the immune system, hearing and lowers blood pressure. It can support recovery after a stroke or TIA.
Do not clean lapis lazuli with water. The stone can be affected by this.
Lapis lazuli can be worn on or near the body (preferably above the midriff, eg around the neck).
The stone can be placed on the throat or forehead.
It can be made into an elixir.
Virgo & Sagittarius
Throat chakra (5th) & forehead chakra (6th)
Composition: Na3Ca(Al3Si3O12)S, hardness: 5-5.5 & density: 2.4.