Okenite is a very interesting looking crystal that has formations that look almost like snowballs or cotton balls. It has a soft and fuzzy energy and it looks as though it would be soft when you touch it, but touching it can actually harm t...
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Okenite is a very interesting looking crystal that has formations that look almost like snowballs or cotton balls. It has a soft and fuzzy energy and it looks as though it would be soft when you touch it, but touching it can actually harm the crystal and break it. So it’s actually very fragile.
Physical Energy Properties: Stimulates circulation in the body and increases blood flow. Also increases the milk production. Helps slow ageing and keeps a youthful appearance. Calms fever, vomitting and diareah.
Emotional Energy Properties: The energy of this crystal is like getting a big hug. It’s a very comforting stone which soothes you and makes you feel like you’re not alone. Helps with self-confidence by relieving self-doubt and also helps people to get out of denial. Brings in self-forgiveness. Clears obstacles from your journey in life.
Chakras: Connected with the Crown chakra.
Astrological signs: Related to Saggitarius and Virgo.
History: First found in 1828 in the town of Ile Disko in Greenland. It was named after German naturalist Lorenz Oken.
Where it's found: Okenite can be found in many places around the world including India, Bulla Island, New Zealand, Chile, Ireland and the Faroe Islands.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Okenite is a silicate mineral that is similar to zeolites. It’s most often found in cotton ball formations within basalt geodes. It has a hardness of 4.5 - 5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It’s mainly found in clusters and isn’t usually used in jewelry. Nice pieces of this stone tend to be expensive because of how rare they are to find a large piece.
How to use it: Use Okenite as you meditate and to help you see through illusions. Also useful for exploring Karmic cycles and understanding patterns so you can break habits or patterns.