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.
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.
The benefits that Heliodor provides to its wearer are:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some facts about Heliodor
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.
|Cleavage||Poor, in one direction|
|Other Names||Golden Beryl|
|Crystal Habit||Prismatic to tabular crystals; radial, columnar; granular to compact massive|
|Diaphaneity||Transparent to translucent|
|Moh's scale (hardness)||7.5 to 8.0|
|Sources||Brazil, Siberia, East Africa and Afghanistan|
|Color||Yellow, Greenish Yellow To Orangy Yellow|
|Chakra Healing||Solar plexus chakra, Crown chakra|
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.
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