Heliodor - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History and Myths

Heliodor Last updated : October 19, 2019 9:09 AM

Considered as the gift of the sun to the earth, Heliodor is a bright yellow crystal that is regarded as the crystal containing warmth and brightness of sunshine. Heliodor is thought to invoke the bright and sunny rays of learning and knowledge and stimulates the ability of the brain to function more effectively. The stone of true graciousness and nobility, it allows the wearer to take decisions after proper thinking and wisdom, and not on emotional grounds.

The yang characteristics that Heliodor holds develops the intrinsic worth  of the male aspects that are considered great for both men and women. Those qualities are self-confidence, mental and physical strength, power, fierceness, and generosity.

 This amazing crystal has got its name from a combination of Greek words, “Helios” and” door”, which, in fact, means gift from the sun.

Where is Heliodor found?

Heliodor is mined in Brazil, Nigeria, and Madagascar. Some of the noteworthy deposits have also been found in Ukraine, which have been considered as the finest qualities ever found.

Healing Properties

The benefits that Heliodor provides to its wearer are:

  • Physical Healer

The white/golden lights of heliodor are said to strengthen the immune system, and purify the contaminated objects during the season of cold and flu. It may also benefit the heart; treat the troubles of the liver, spleen, and pancreas; and aids seasonal exhaustion and disorders.

Heliodor is considered as a curative remedy for the small intestine, nausea, bilious attacks, diarrhoea, jaundice, and constipations. It is also good for treating ailments related to eyes, like macular degeneration, long-sightedness, short-sightedness, and infection.

  • Emotional Healer

The vibrational energies of this amazing stone balances the conscious and psychic levels of the human being. It brings compassion, sympathy and understanding in one eliminates the duality from the one who wears it. It makes it easy for the wearer to confront the delicate issues.

Heliodor is an excellent stone for those who have survived some or the other kind of abuse in their lives. It makes the wearer become more optimistic, positive, and gentle towards life. Heliodor tries to do whatever possible to accomplish goals and dreams, and to promote change in one’s life. Often termed as the “sunshine stone”, it is an ultimate well-being and confidence crystal.

It gives the wearer the strength to fight and stand against wrong and unjust things.

  • Spiritual Healer

The positive energies of Heliodor connect and balance the mind and the will. They align the will of the wearer with that of the divine. It gives the wearer the lessons behind the obstacles that have been faced by him in life, and the benefits that he has achieved from them. It helps in the highest spiritual development of the person.

  • Heals and Balances Chakra

The main focus of the Heliodor is on the solar plexus chakra, which is considered as the etheric and the gravitational centre of the body. This chakra allows the person to connect one’s physical realities with that of the spiritual realities. Other than the solar plexus chakra, heliodor also focuses on the crown chakra.

An unblocked solar plexus chakra gives the person strength to fight the infections and contamination. It also helps in the incorporation of the nutrients in the body in a better way. It assists in getting rid of the allergic reactions as well. The imbalance of solar plexus chakra fills the person with the sense of fear and disappointment. He/she always feels displeased and melancholy in his surroundings.

Heliodor Facts

Some facts about Heliodor

  • Heliodor honours the Greek goddess of spring called Persephone.
  • It is believed to be the birthstone of the people born in the months of mid-summer June and July.
  • It is regarded as the stone of the sun.
  • Heliodor utilises the fire energy, being the sunstone, and, therefore, illuminates the house with energy, vivacity, vitality.

Metaphysical Properties

Heliodor belongs to the family of Beryl gemstones, and, therefore, is also known as Yellow Emerald or Golden Beryl. Heliodor belongs to the mineral class of beryllium aluminium silicate.

Pure Beryl is actually colorless, but various impurities present in them categorise them as different stones, like Heliodor. The other crystals that belong to this Beryl family are Morganite, Goshenite, Red Beryl, Emerald, Aquamarine, etc.

Beryl has a good hardness of 7.5 to 8 on the Moh’s scale of hardness; therefore it is great when crafted into jewellery and other ornaments.

Heliodor at a Glance

Cleavage Poor, in one direction
Other Names Golden Beryl
Crystal Habit Prismatic to tabular crystals; radial, columnar; granular to compact massive
Streak White
Refractive Index 1.577-1.583
Diaphaneity Transparent to translucent
Moh's scale (hardness) 7.5 to 8.0
Sources Brazil, Siberia, East Africa and Afghanistan
Chemical formula Be₃Al₂SiO₆
Lustre Vitreous
Color Yellow, Greenish Yellow To Orangy Yellow
Chakra Healing Solar plexus chakra, Crown chakra
Birthstone July
Zodiac Leo

Heliodor Color

One can find heliodor in colors ranging from soft yellow to bright yellow to yellow-green to orange to almost rust color. The shades of yellow are due to the presence of iron in them.

Heliodor Colors

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Helidor is a wonderful charm which will be suitable for Leo people. May I also try it? Actually I am not Leo. Suggest me.
Reply on 5/11/14
Thanks Niky for going through our useful information. Yes you are right that Heliodor is beneficial for the Leo people. If you are interested in this talisman then you should match your needs with the properties this gemstone bestows. If it gets matched then next you should consult with your astrologer. He will take an accurate decision on your part. He will read your horoscope thoroughly and will recommend a best and apt gemstone for you to wear so that your purpose of wearing a charm may get solved.
Reply on 15/11/14
Heliodor charm is used for attracting vitality, vivacity and power towards the home in which it is kept. It uses the fire energy. Actually I was in search of gemstone like this only with such aspects. Should I go for it? Please suggest.
Reply on 25/11/14
Yeah you should go for it if you find it suitable as per your requirements. You may also contact with your astrologer if you have a little bit confusion in your mind.
Reply on 29/11/14
my astrologer has recommended me this gemstone..but it seems like there are various shades of it...which one should i tune..suggest please as i want to try it out..
Reply on 9/4/15
you may tune this gemstone if you find its features as per your requirements..you may try any of its shade suiting your choice...it will work perfectly and would prove to be beneficial for you...
Reply on 14/4/15
Thanks for your reply Jewelexi...i will do as you suggested...by the way thanks for sharing useful and apt information about various gemstones..
Reply on 19/5/15
Fritz Wold
Hey Lucia, why don't you ask the experts of Jewelexi. For this you may post a question on Ask Mittens page where their astrologer will revert with an apt answer.
Reply on 14/6/15
Heliodor is good for clearing the body of toxins. It has a stimulating effect on the vegetative nervous system and a particularly beneficial effect in the area of the solar plexus as this is often where the fretting comes from.
Reply on 2/7/15
Hello people!! i'm really stressed out from my life..All negative energy is surrounding in my working place..i'm totally frustrated from this situation...so can anybody pls suggest how can i overcome with this problem through Heliodor stone... moreover i really love this stone..
Reply on 25/9/15
Hey! harvey. i'm really sad to know that you're not living a joyful life. I have good faith on gemstone healing and i believe that if some issued are not solved by medical science, gemstones can heal it!!. So Heliodor can really help in releasing your stress. Give it a try!
Reply on 26/1/16
In which finger should i wear heliodor plz suggest me. As my both ring fingers are preoccupied.
Reply on 15/5/17
I have a precious stone for sale
Reply on 4/8/17
Nice stone !! interesting article.
Reply on 21/7/19

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