Written By Liz Oakes
Diaspore are beneficial healing crystals for you to put to use to stimulate the mind, and have an excellent energy that is known to help age related memory loss.
This is a high vibration crystal that resonates within the higher chakras including the third eye, crown and soul star as well as within the heart and solar plexus chakra.
This mineral has a number of beneficial metaphysical properties, including
helping to enhance memory which can be helpful both for students
and those whose memory is failing due to age.
Having one of these stones nearby at night may help you to remember your dreams, and they also have a number of healing properties including to relieve stress and assist with weight loss.
The name Diaspore, also spelled Diaspor or Diasporite, originally came from the Greek word which meant to scatter, and it relates to the way that the mineral scatters when it is heated.
It is also called Empholite, Kayserite or Tanatarite, and trademarked gem quality stones from Turkey are called Csarite and Zultanite by the gemstone trade.
The main place it is found is in Turkey, and these stones are higher quality and are sold as quite beautiful gemstones.
This mineral is also found in the United Kingdom, Hungary, Russia, China, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil and the USA.
It may be found in bauxite clay or in limestone and its shape may be in the massive form as well as being found as platy, acicular or prismatic crystals.
Many of these crystalline pieces make stunning gemstones, and it was its use as gemstones that made it become popular.
This stone is found in a number of colors, including white, whitish grey, greenish grey, brown, colorless and yellow.
It also occurs as quite beautiful pink, purple or lilac stones, and many have a quite lovely pearly lustre.
These crystals have an unusual attribute known as pleochroism in that they seem to change color according to how they are held, or looked at.
If you would like to know more about the history of the names of this stones check out this page.
For those of you who feel that age is catching up with you, this crystals healing properties may help you to deal better with life changes.
They stimulate the mind and are known to assist those who feel confused or stressed due to brain fog or an inability to remember details.
This crystal is known to assist age
related memory problems, and has a good action to help you if you feel that your memory is not
as good as it used to be when you were younger.
These stones are known to encourage clarity of thought and may assist your concentration, and may aid your ability to recall information.
Its action to enhance your memory may help you to retain
knowledge when you are studying, as well as helping those whose memory is failing due to age.
This action to boost memory makes it a useful stone for students who need help to remember and maintain the ability to recall material when needed.
These stones also encourage you to be more flexible and resilient in the way you live. They support you to respond better to changes in your life and may assist you to more easily see the point of view of others.
These minerals have a lovely heart based energy that brings a soothing and calming energy that can aid stress or anxiety.
This is a Pisces birthstone, so if this is your star sign you may find that it is beneficial for you to use. These stones are well known dreaming stones, and in particular help you to remember the dreams you have when you wake up.
Its quite amazing how clearly you can recall the details of your dreams, and this may assist you to understand the meaning behind it.
These stones are excellent to aid with lucid dreaming and using it will help you to experience quite intense and evocative dreams.
It will help you to awaken from a dream and be able to recall it more easily, and to have strong memories of the details afterwards.
It is also said to assist you to experience past-life dreams which may be beneficial to help you to resolve life issues related to events from past lives.
Zultanite gem quality stones are available made into jewelry and are quite beautiful, but the less expensive natural stone is not usually made into jewelry.
This is a high vibration crystal that has a good energy to take you effortlessly and deeply into meditation.
This stone resonates quite strongly at the higher chakras, resonating within the third eye, crown and soul star chakra.
Using these stones in meditation may also aid you to make contact with your spirit guide.
As you go deeper into meditation reach out to your guides and you will probably find that you connect quite easily.
By using it on the third eye you might find that it allows you to sink into a profound meditative state. I have used this stone in meditation quite a few times and it creates some interesting effects.
This stone is purported to assist you to see ancient desert scenes of robed tribal people wearing this stone in ancient rituals. I am still waiting for this to happen during my meditation as this does sound interesting!
These crystals have a number of beneficial healing properties including to assist stress and to aid weight loss.
These stones are one of the crystals that aid weight loss, and this may be related to their purported action to moderate water retention.
While there are a number of ways to use them for this purpose, my two favorite ways are to keep a piece on your body and/or keep one nearby at night.
You might have already decided that you'd like it nearby at night to assist with lucid dreaming, so if this is the case it will be useful for that purpose as well as for weight loss and aiding stress.
These stones have a good action to help you to let go of stress, and by releasing stress may also help you to sleep better, another advantage.
Other healing attributes that they are known for includes being purported to enhance the acid/alkaline balance in the body and to remove free radicals.
They are also said to reduce fever, and are said to aid Parkinson's disease.
To assist its action to help your memory, you might choose to combine it with other stones that have strong action to aid memory.
This includes other crystals for memory such as Rosasite, Thenardite, Marcasite, Green Calcite, Blue Barite, Axinite, Albite or Datolite.
If you wish to use this stone to help you to lose weight, you may choose to combine it with any of the other stones for weight loss.
Specific crystals you could choose includes Yellow Apatite, Picasso Marble, Gold Sheen Obsidian, Augelite, Ethiopian Opal or Iolite.
This is an excellent stone for stress relief and while it can be used alone, it may be helpful for you to use it in combination with other crystals that also relieve stress and anxiety.
Some stones that you may like to combine with Diaspore for this purpose includes Sillimanite, Vivianite, Lilac Lepidolite or Amazonite.
Many people would like to be able to achieve lucid dreaming, and there are various reasons for this. If you wish to begin to lucid dream there are a number of crystals that can help the process.
Crystals that you may combine with this stone to boost lucid dreaming includes Axinite, Danburite, Dream Quartz, Albite, Rainbow Moonstone, Wavellite and Scolecite.
The desire to make contact with your spirit guide can be achieved during your daily meditation. This stone is helpful for this purpose but there are a number of other stones that can also be beneficial to help you to open up and make contact with your guides.
Stones that you may choose to use with this crystal includes Blue Lace Agate, Bustamite, Pipestone, Chlorite in Quartz, Beryllonite or Herderite.
These crystals have a high vibration, and may combine well with a number of other high crystal energy stones.
Specific high vibration crystals you may choose to use them with includes the high vibration heart based stones, such as Danburite, Moldavite, Darwin Glass, Scolecite, Petalite or Pink Datolite.