Lapis Lazuli's rich, vibrant hues of deep, celestial blues is the first thing that piques the curiosity of this perfect semi-precious stone, and the second is the healing properties. Lapis Lazuli is a combination of a rock type of Calcite, Diopside, Lazurite, Pyrite, and more. This semi-precious mineral gemstone has been so popular over time because of its mystical appearance and compelling energies.
Faith healers commonly used it because they knew Lapis Lazuli has a deeper purpose, which hasn't dissipated over the centuries. Moreover, they proved its calming influence that reveals inner-truth and empowers the senses.
What are the healing properties of Lapis Lazuli? There are a lot of benefits you can get when you own a stone like this. It can boost the immune system, increases energy, and helps with inflammation. If that's not amazing enough, this gorgeous stone is best known for its intellectual enhancements, sharpening your memory and even keeping you clear-headed, bringing your creativity to an all-time high. The metaphysical properties have made Lapis Lazuli one of the most popular gemstones through the ages and even more so today.
Known as the stone of truth and deep communication, Lapis Lazuli encourages emotional healing by letting you tap into the honesty of your true spirit and unblocking so much of what you keep buried deep, like your hopes, dreams, and desires. It is a stone of protection and helps with anxiety and deeper self-awareness, stimulating clarity and bringing balance and protection, promoting wisdom, good judgment, and helps with problem-solving.
What do we know so far about what Lapis Lazuli can do?
- Stimulate intellectual ability
- Aid in the learning process
- Enhance the desire for truth and understanding
- Promote greater self-awareness
- Encourage compassion and honesty
- Boosts the immune system
- Enhances creativity
- Helps with anxiety
- Brings balance
We're just getting started.
Esthetic, Physical and Spiritual Benefits of Wearing Lapis Lazuli
Wearing Lapis Lazuli, will undoubtedly enhance any outfit you choose, and there's a good chance you'll be complimented a lot and asked questions about your jewelry. So, let's empower your understanding of the healing energy and power these delicious gemstones wield outside of their gorgeous color.
This way, when your co-workers, friends, and family ask why you're so energetic, you can share your newfound knowledge that wearing Lapis Lazuli strengthens your mind and gives your more positive energy to slay your work objectives. Or that your mind, body, and soul feel balanced at the end of the day, and there is plenty of energy left over to do the things you love to do. Sharing will up your karmic value, by the way.
Mind, Body & Spirit
Royal families coveted Lapis Lazuli for its healing properties and connection to heavenly and earthly energies for thousands of years. They were obsessed with the knowledge that Lapis Lazuli produces positive vibrations, activates the mind, and brings a calming inner sense of peace and tranquility when needed.
It was discovered that Lapis Lazuli's healing crystal relieves anger and negative thoughts because they calm the senses and open up the mind to produce knowledge and self-awareness. Furthermore, the healing stones were used on those with emotional disorders and enhanced empathic abilities because they helped considerably. That is how they've become known as a stone of protection against anxiety because they stimulate clarity and objectivity and helps to reveal one's truth.
With mindful meditation, you can wash out the negativity of your mind to think clearly, leading to feelings of determination and reaching goals. In addition, the healing properties in these gemstones can motivate your body to be more alert and active at work and home.
At Karma and Luck, we are big fans of Feng Shui for your home. But did you know that you can apply the same principles to your body? The high vibrations of Lapis Lazuli will help balance your chakra's, bring you more energy, reduce fatigue and sluggishness, and is a fantastic body booster.
Wearing this mineral gemstone around your wrist or neck can also assist with your immune system. If the day's stress is getting overwhelming, simply touching the stones, closing your eyes, and breathing for a few minutes will surround you with serene energy, and you can get right back at it, feeling renewed.
Lapis Lazuli also soothes inflammation and fights for both the respiratory and the nervous systems. It unblocks problems with the throat chakras and the thyroid. If you suffer from sore throats or vocal chord issues, this gemstone has been known to help flush the system.
Placed over the third eye, Lapis Lazuli expands your awareness and conscious attunement to the intuitive self, stimulating enlightenment and enhancing dreaming.
Once you open your Third Eye Chakra, you have unfettered access to your intuition, psychic capabilities, and a much deeper understanding of the meaning of life as a whole. Yours and everyone around you. More below on this, but keep reading, so you're aligned.
Throughout history, Lapis Lazuli was said to be a magical gem brought to us by the Gods, and they made mining for this precious stone challenging since they live in some of the most remote and dangerous places on earth. However, upon hearing the rumors that the healing and spiritual properties are so powerful, royalty, priests, and healers would not only seek Lapis Lazuli for themselves and their families but covet their secrets as well.
They were intense and passionate back in the day. Today, the properties of Lapis Lazuli are also known to empower your senses and enhance your psychic abilities. We all have them; it's just a matter of tapping into and trusting your intuition. These mega gemstones can improve your self-awareness in so many ways and help you key into your spiritual truth.
Connecting your desire with your divine self will empower your confidence and, thereby, your authenticity. When this happens, you will feel the shift in your spirit/soul and feel more courage to make the moves you may have been afraid of making. Your motivation will soar.
Opening The Third Eye Chakra
The word "Chakra" means wheel in Sanskrit. The Third Eye Chakra, or Brow Chakra as it's also known, is the core and center of our perception. While our subconscious mind is essential, our consciousness (conscious mind) is how we relate to ourselves and those around us and the decisions we make.
Holding Lapis Lazuli over your Third Eye Chakra can help open the energy and bring about clarity and better understanding in certain circumstances and help in making healthier choices, especially in an emotionally charged environment. Most people don't know that we can control the flow of energy in all of our chakras, and Lapis Lazuli can play an essential part in bringing new ideas, clearer visions, and colorful dreams. Time to open up.
The best way to open your Third Eye Chakra is to do visualization meditations with your Lapis Lazuli bracelet or necklace. Gently place it between your eyebrows, where this specific Chakra lives. Whether you choose to meditate in absolute stillness or with calming music, the goal is to focus on where your Lapis Lazuli is placed and breathe. Without letting your mind wander too far, try to focus on specific goals and intentions. Reciting affirmations also helps immensely.
Mantras and Affirmations to use with Lapis Lazuli
Mantras and affirmations are potent in their ability to focus the mind and channel our desired energy.
Here are some beautiful mantras:
- I trust my intuition to guide me.
- I am intelligent and unique in my abilities
- I will share my positive energy with others
- I am mindful and aware of my power
- I am enlightened and strong
- I emit positive energy every day
- I live in my truth and integrity
Opening The Throat Chakra
We all want to say so much, but most of the time, we either don't know how or are too scared to reveal ourselves. The Throat Chakra is the voice of the body and your expression center. When your voice is blocked or your feelings are out of balance, it will affect the rest of your chakras. Nothing is more beautiful than freedom of expression. Lapis Lazuli gemstones can help you to create a natural release of energy flow and unblock your throat chakra.
Journaling, writing, and meditating with Lapis Lazuli are some of the best ways (outlets) to open your throat chakra and freely express how you are feeling. It is beneficial to take 5 to 10 minutes out of your day a few days a week and find a way to release pent up energy.
With time and focus on healing your throat chakra, you will be able to communicate your deepest emotions, beliefs, and ideas and articulate the power of your inner truth. There is no more suppressing your thoughts because now you have a strong voice and the confidence to go with it. You may even find yourself talking to yourself at times, and that's just amazing.
Living In Lapis Lazuli
We are all gifted in different ways and have abilities that we're either too afraid to tap into or haven't discovered yet. Wearing Lapis Lazuli not only has the health benefits we've brought up in this article, but it can encourage qualities of compassion, honesty, and a much clearer perspective, thereby enhancing your psychic capabilities.
This will bring about healthier friendships and relationships overall. But, again, lifting limits is the key. Living in Lapis Lazuli's ethereal blue energy will enhance honor and integrity, so we can emit compassion and grace and not jump right into the negativity we so often do when faced with challenges.
We should all strive for higher awareness and the divine within ourselves.
Choose to be grateful and open the door to the power and wisdom of the Universe. You will begin to realize that you already have all the answers you are seeking.
Through deepening your connection with your divine purpose, Lapis Lazuli stones will carry you down the path to spiritual enlightenment. Feel your spirit awaken with Lapis Lazuli.