Apatite (rare variety of Tourmaline)– Water Element -磷灰石
Origin: Myanmar (Burma), India, Kenya, Brazil, Norway and Sri Lanka.
History: Only discovered in the 1990’s. The name apatite comes from the word “deceiver” in Greek, because it is very easily mistaken for other stones, as it can have several colours.
Attributes: This is a stone of manifestation and promotes a humanitarian attitude. Assists meditation, aids communication and self-expression at all levels. Psychologically increases motivation and builds up energy reserves. This may help encourage extroversion. It is also very helpful for hyperactive and autistic children. Stimulates creativity and the intellect.
This stone is a bone healer and encourages the formation of new cells. Aids the absorption of calcium and helps cartilage, bones, teeth, and motor skills, arthritis joint problems, and rickets. It helps suppresses hunger and raises the metabolic rate, encouraging healthy eating; heals the glands, meridians, and organs; overcomes hypertension, balances the physical emotional and mental bodies, eliminating overactivity. Used with other crystal it helps potentiate their attributes.