Heliodor means gift of the sun in Greek because it radiates and holds the warmth of the Sun. This stone is the yellow variety of Beryl, and it can range in colour from light yellow to green and even brown. This stone will help you to balanc...
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Heliodor means gift of the sun in Greek because it radiates and holds the warmth of the Sun. This stone is the yellow variety of Beryl, and it can range in colour from light yellow to green and even brown. This stone will help you to balance your thoughts and intuitions so you can live in integrity and with self-trust.
Physical Energy Properties: Heliodor is great for the immune system and protecting you from viruses like the cold and flu. It’s also been looked to to assist the processes of the spleen, pancreas, liver and kidneys. Great for the digestive system and the heart, as well as the skull and blood flow. This stone is also beneficial for those who experience Seasonal Affective Disorder and depression.
Emotional Energy Properties: Brings in hope and happiness, this is a very empowering stone. It will help you in discerning between your feelings and thoughts to sort out what is true for you as an individual. Supports those who have gone through abuse of any kind, teaching you to take back your power and develop your self-trust and confidence. Helps in decision making as well.
Chakras: Connected to the Solar Plexus chakra.
Astrological signs: Heliodor is connected with the Sun.
History: The Greeks thought that this stone carried the power of the sun and they named it after the sun because Heliodor means gift of the sun in Greek.
Where it's found: Found in Madagascar, Brazil, Namibia, and Connecticut.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Heliodor is from the Beryl family, and it’s known for its beautiful range of yellow colours. It can be pale yellow, orangish yellow, greenish-yellow, or a deep golden yellow or orange. Heliodor has a hardness of 6.5 - 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness, and it’s an excellent stone to facet into gemstones that can be used in jewelry.
How to use it: You can keep Heliodor in your home, or wear it to increase happiness, It’s especially beneficial in the winter when the sun isn’t out as much. It can also help you acclimate to colder temperatures. This is also a great protective stone against any emotional abuse.