Okenite was named after the German naturalist Lorenz Oken. Other names of the mineral include disclasite and bordite. Okenite crystals are needle-shaped and aggregated. They often form spheres that are called spherulites. The mineral is colored in white. Its luster is pearly. The hardness is 5.0, and the density is 2.3 g/cm3. The main deposits are located in Ireland, Greenland, India, and Chile.
In folk medicine, it is believed that the water that ran through the okenite filter helps with colds, fever, cough, and chills. Lithotherapists assume that this mineral can stimulate the thyroid gland functioning. In addition, it improves the state of blood and helps to cure gastric diseases. In some countries, okeanite is used to improve one’s mood and boost their performance.
Okenite affects the crown chakra.
It is believed that okenite is the mineral of feminine magic. With the help of okenite, enchantresses aim their magical practices at cleaning consciousness, eliminating bad habits, and creating peace. Some experts of magical properties of minerals use okenite to release one from heartache. The crystal gives those who were hurt the ability to forgive themselves and the others.
Okenite equally affects people born under all the signs of the zodiac.
Okenite is the talisman of women and generally people who aspire to harmony with the world around them. Okenite crystals should be placed in every room of one’s house. This talisman will maintain peace in this house and keep the family members from arguments and insults. Okenite is an amulet of coziness and warmth.