Rhodonite Meaning and Rhodonite Healing Properties
Rhodonite meaning is based on its a rose-pink color, usually with black, green or white spots. Rhodonite is considered a love stone that is especially powerful when trying to balance emotions.
Most rhodonite gemstone benefits focus on the balancing of emotions, especially emotions that stem from love. It can help with removing anger and resentment when they have become a burden.
Forgiving those that have wronged you. Or forgiving yourself for missed opportunities finding inner peace.
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Rhodonite helps the bearer respect themselves. Helping them to realize that though they have limitations, that everyone has limitations.
But that no matter their limitations they still have unique skills that make them a valuable addition to any group.
Because rhodonite is a love stone it can help when dealing with problems in a relationship. Not just giving a feeling of being loved but also clearing the mind of doubt and anger, allowing you to focus on the problems with a clear mind.
Some people use it as a Taurus birthstone, though it is not one of the traditional birthstones for this sign. Its main chakra is the heart chakra.
Rhodonite Meaning: Legends and Myths
Rhodonite is named after the Greek word ‘rhodon’ which means rose or pink. Rhodonite was first discovered in Russia in the Ural mountains.
Local villagers believed that the great eagles that were in the area carried small pieces of rhodonite to their nests. Soon many locals added pieces of rhodonite stones to their own cribs. In the hopes of letting their children grow up as strong and free as the great eagles.
Rhodonite Healing Properties
The focus of rhodonite lies on balancing emotions, which means that healing properties of this gemstone is not focused on the physical. Still it is used to treat conditions that are caused by emotions, such as stress, heartache, grief and nightmares.
Disclaimer: Rhodonite should not be used instead of regular medical treatment, but in addition to treatments. Always seek professional help when dealing with health related problems.