Also known as celestine, this stone takes both names from the Latin wordcaelestiswhich means of the sky. It has been associated with the Elements Water and Air, the Planets Venus and Neptune, the Zodiac Sign of Gemini and the Throat Chakra.
Celestite has been used to ease stress and encourage calmness and inner peace. It is said to sharpen the mind, promote clarity of thought and memory, help one remember dreams, dispel grief and sadness and help lighten the mood of a given space. It is a popular stone for meditation and for accessing higher realms.
In healing, celestite is renown for its use in easing pain, physical and mental stress and healing disease. It is said to be particularly helpful in treating issues involving the eyes, ears, digestion and throat.
Leaving celestite in the sun will cause it to fade.