Kyanite – Air Element -蓝晶石
Origin: USA, Brazil, Switzerland, India, Burma, Kenya, Zimbabwe
History: The name kyanite derives from the Greek word Kyanos, meaning blue.
kyanite is the most famous of anisotropic gemstones. Anisotropic gemstones exhibit varying properties, depending on their crystallographic direction. When kyanite is cut parallel to its long axis, its hardness can range from 4 to 4.5 on the Mohs scale, but when cut perpendicularly, its hardness can range from 6 to 7.
Attributes: Kyanite is excellent for meditation, due to its tranquillising properties. It is also an amplifier of high frequency energy. This stones never keeps negativity, so therefore it does not need cleaning. Psychologically, it encourages speaking, cutting through fears and blockages. It encourages self-expression and communication.
In terms of physical health, it treats muscular disorders, fevers, the urogenital system, thyroid and parathyroid, adrenal glands, throat, and brain. A natural pain reliever, it lowers blood pressure and heals infections. Helps release excess weight, supports the cerebellum and the motor responses of the body.
According to the Feng Shui Philosophy, Kyanite helps balance the Ying and the Yang energy.