Although not a naturally occurring gem, sandstone or goldstone has been associated with many attributes over time. It is said to provide one with wisdom, energy and courage and to assist with learning and communication. Through its association with the Throat Chakra, it is said to encourage self-acceptance, to express authenticity and truth. Blue sandstone has also been associated with the planet Uranus, the Elements of Fire and Earth and the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius.
Blue sandstone is said to be a stone of protection, guarding against unwanted energies, psychic drain and attack. Empaths may find blue sandstone very useful as well as those dealing with overall hypersensitivity. In healing, it has been used for migraines, eye issues, stomach issues, inflammation, tonsillitis, and angina. It has also been used for a variety of mental healing, including phobias, anxiety, pain, bulimia, and anorexia by helping to calm and focus the mind, provide composure and stabilize extreme emotions.