Lepidolite is a lithium mica, found in a number of places, including Czech Republic, Greenland, Madagascar, Africa, Dominican Republic, Brazil and the USA. The meaning of this stones name comes from a Greek word 'lepidos' meaning scale. Lepidolite occurs in many colors, including lilac, pink, purple, yellow, yellow-brown, blue, gray, white or colorless. It can also come as an inclusion on and/or in Quartz.
Lilac Lepidolite is a variety of Lepidolite that is found in Zimbabwe in Africa. It is associated with the Astrological sign of Libra.
It is considered to be an excellent stress relief stone and is found to be very helpful when healing. It is said to work well with all the Chakras, but particularly the higher levels. It is considered to aid in stimulating positive coincidence and synchronicity, quiet the nervous system and support the heart. Due to its lithium content it is often used in healing for depression, anxiety, stress, mood swings, bipolar disorder, Alzheimer's, sciatica, neuralgia, joint pain, arthritis and inflammation from broken bones. It is considered to be an excellent aid during menopause. Placing it under your pillow is said to help one sleep better, especially during periods of anxiety or high stress. Lilac lepidolite is said to be very beneficial with the stilling of obsessive thoughts and helping one to make decisions more easily. Finally, it is staid to help with allergies, strengthen the immune system, relieve exhaustion and help with chemical sensitivities.
Lilac Lepidolite is considered helpful with the stress of grief, loss and other sorts of deep emotional suffering and anguish. It is said to heal the heart under these circumstances, reducing the overall shock and confusion of the emotions.
It is known to stimulate one’s intellectual and analytical abilities, and to recognize the patterns that come from your one’s personal way of thinking. It is said to be a great help with meditation, assist with connecting to higher realms, and help one to recognize the divinity within and love for one’s self.