Howlite has been a sacred stone in North America for millennia. It is also known as White Turquoise, White Buffalo, Sacred Buffalo, Lapis Howlite, Khaulite and Howlit. Howlite has been associated with the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Element of Air, all Chakras (especially the higher ones), and the planets Mercury and the Moon.
Howlite is said to be a stone of calm by easing communication, facilitating awareness and encouraging emotional expression and patience. Howlite is said to aid in formulating ambitions and achieving them as well as stimulating a desire for knowledge.
It has been used in healing for issues skin and connective tissues, as well as calcium absorption issues such as those found with bones, teeth and osteoporosis. Howlite has been said to be helpful with many mental issues as well: insomnia, anxiety, memory, as well as helping eliminate rage, pain, lack of focus and stress.