Written By Liz Oakes
Stilbite are worthwhile healing stones that will help anyone suffering from insomnia. They aid you to easily slip into a relaxed state of mind prior to sleep and may stimulate quite profound dreams.
By their action to calm and soothe a
chattering mind they also allow you to successfully attain a relaxed mental
state. This makes them advantageous to use during meditation.
They are helpful for anyone who is experiencing grief or loss, as they have a quite loving, encouraging and healing heart based energy.
They have an excellent effect on the mind to aid clear thinking, and for anyone who is on the spiritual journey, they may be beneficial to assist you to gain awareness of your life path.
Their energy may help you to determine your future plans and resolve issues that are concerning you about your future direction as they assist decision making.
The name of this stone relates to the Greek word "stilbein" which means to glitter or shine. This is related to the way many of these stones have a bright shiny appearance.
They can form in a number of ways, including as long flat
tabular crystals, globular, in a pyramid-like shape, a bow tie
formation, and many have an unusual twisty way of forming. Twinning is also common.
Although many stones are white or colorless as well as a peachy orange shade, their color can also be black, brown, blue, green, red, pink, apricot or salmon pink.
They are quite brittle stones with a transparent through to translucent appearance, and they have a pearly lustre, somewhat like glass.
A good number of the stones selling come from Poona in India. They are also found in Iceland, Sweden, in the Danish Faeroe Islands which are off the coast of Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Canada and a number of places in the USA.
They occur in combination with other crystals from the Zeolite family of stones, and it is
common to find it growing with Green Apophyllite, Heulandite and Cavansite in particular, as well as with Calcite, Datolite, Prehnite, Analcime and Chabazite.
Stilbite resonates within both the crown chakra and the third eye chakra, and their energy in that area helps to stimulate clarity of thought.
By their action to help to balance both hemispheres of the brain they can be effective to assist concentration and focused thought.
These lovely crystals have a good action to help you to make decisions about all aspects of life. They aid you to resolve questions about your life purpose and may help to clarify your dreams and goals.
Their ability to aid you to reach better conclusions about the direction of your life path can be highly advantageous to assist most areas of life.
A cluster of Stilbite provides wonderfully delightful energy to permeate the room in which it is located, and may be advantageous placed in the area where you choose to do meditation.
Using these crystals may assist you, as their energy helps to calm your mind and bring through deep peace and relaxation. Meditating with them is easy as their vibration is less forceful than many stones.
They are excellent used to do a crystal meditation, especially if you find yourself unable to settle into the deep state of serene inner peace that you would prefer.
By calming those little inner voices that often interrupt your ability to settle into meditation, they make it easier to get into a state of relaxed inner awareness required to get the most out of your meditation.
Once you are deep in meditation, permit the energy of these crystals to aid you to peacefully travel within the higher realms, and allow the flow of intuitive guidance from the Divine into your being.
It carries a loving and supportive vibration and will assist in all varieties of spiritual exploration. In meditation they allow one to gently expand ones awareness and make contact with spiritual beings.
The energy of these stones may soothe you during times of loss and may help you to ease feelings of sadness or grief.
This stone will quiet your mind, and help to balance your hemispheric brain functions, which makes it an excellent stone to have when you feel overwhelmed by having too many tasks to do.
If you are not sure what to do next, the vibration of Stilbite is known to assist you to be better organized and may help you to concentrate on the work you are doing.
They have a good action to enhance creative gifts, and may help to creatively manifest those things you are dreaming of bringing into your life.
These crystals are known as useful healing stones as they have a number of attributes to benefit your health. If you have problems within the muscles or ligaments they may be useful to reinforce muscle and ligament strength.
Within the throat they are said to be beneficial to help laryngitis, and they may be used to assist those with loss of taste, and may improve pigmentation issues in the skin.
These are one of the zeolites, and all members of the family are
known for their action to aid detoxification and may assist in cases of
They are particularly known to assist those with afflictions within the brain and may aid ADHD. Though their action to create personal peace in your thinking they help you to feel calm and may aid insomnia.
One of their more well known metaphysical properties is their action to calm the mind.
Their vibration will benefit you if you need help for insomnia, as they may help your mind to settle down ready for sleep...
If you find it hard to get to sleep, hold a piece in your hand for a while before you go to bed.
Having a piece of this stone in the bedroom, either on your bedside or under the pillow may encourage you to more easily slip into a relaxed state and go to sleep.
They may stimulate quite vibrant and complex dreams. It may be beneficial to record your dreams especially when you experience deeply intense dreams.
These lovely stones vibrate strongly within the heart chakra, and this is not surprising as many stones are in the pink shades which is one of the colors known to relate to this chakra.
While it comes in a range of colors, from the almost White Stilbite crystals to pink and apricot stones, the lovely pinkish shaded stones are most well known for healing the heart chakra as they carry the vibration of love.
It may be beneficial for anyone who is experiencing relationship problems to place a piece in the bedroom, along with Rose Quartz. They may help to improve your relationship and are also calming so may help you both to sleep better.
Stilbite is an Aries birthstone, and while jewelry made from this stone is not common, it is possible to get it from specialist crystal suppliers.
These crystals have a good action to aid emotional healing if you are experiencing grief or loss, and wearing a piece at this time may be helpful.
If you are searching for the answer to that you most hunger for in life, the energy of this stone may be helpful to aid you.
It may assist you to discover the most desirable path to aspire to, by opening up your ability to think outside of the box, and live the life of your dreams.
These stones have a lovely heart based energy so they may help you to attract that romantic partner that you have been wishing might appear.
These stones are helpful to assist decision making but to stimulate this energy even more you may also like to use it with other stones that help you to make better determination about issues that are concerning you.
There are quite a few for this purpose including Hypersthene, Mookaite, Herderite, Apophyllite, Aventurine, Blue Muscovite, Wavellite, Linarite, Kimberlite, Kurnakovite, Inderite, Enstatite or Boulder Opal.
The healing properties of these members of the zeolite family are all quite powerful, so you may find it advantageous to use any of the zeolites together.
You can use Stilbite in combination with high vibration stones such as Herderite, Apophyllite, Natrolite, Scolecite or Heulandite.
Other zeolites you may choose to use with it includes Stellerite, Thomsonite, Mordenite, Cavansite, Goosecreekite or Chabazite, as well as quite a few others as there are lots of zeolites.
If you have been experiencing the pain of loss and grief and need help to deal with it, there are a number of others stones that you can use with it.
Stones you may choose includes Aquamarine, Apache Tears, Datolite, Blue Cavansite, Danburite, Pink Tugtupite, Spurrite aka Strombolite, Green Diopside, Morganite or Lepidocrocite
Scolecite is one of my favorites for this purpose as it has an amazing calming energy, but the others shown below are also useful for this reason.
Stones you might also choose includes Cookeite, Amethyst Crystals Unakite, Augelite, Kinoite or Zircon.
This crystal will help with developing your intuitive gifts, but if you would like to stimulate it even more, you may choose to use it with other stones that aid you to develop this gift
This includes crystals such as Green Prehnite, Citrine, Amethyst, Hackmanite, Aquamarine, Euclase, Agrellite, Wavellite, Celestial Quartz, Iolite or Dumortierite stones.
There are a number of stones that may inspire you if you need help to become more creative.
As there are so many I have an in-depth page on the subject, so take a look at my article about enhancing creativity, and see what you already have in your collection.
I continually change what I use, as various stones may also have other attributes that can benefit you. Some of my favorites, that will work well in combination with Stilbite includes the golden yellow stones
This includes stones such as Libyan Desert Glass also known as Libyan Gold Tektite, Amber, Citrine or Golden Apatite, as well as Tunellite, Triplite aka Vayrynenite, Powellite or Yellow Fluorite.