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Diopside embodies the energy of the Green Tara, Earth Mother Goddess of Buddhist tradition. This soothing protective crystal will help you to open your heart, feel more centered, and to connect with the rhythm of the earth in order to understand the consciousness of the planet and the wisdom in all of Nature.
Diopside Crystal Healing Properties:
Diopside enhances recovery from surgery, trauma, or severe illness. This stone supports cellular memory, physical weakness, acid and alkaline balance, and hormonal balance. It is beneficial for inflammation, muscular aches and spasms, stress, the kidneys, and the heart.
Diopside comes in two forms, the less common black star Diopside, used for geomancy, and Chrome Diopside also called Green Diopside or Siberian Emerald, it is its chrome content that gives this crystal its greenish hue. The name Diopside is derived from the Greek words “dis”, meaning twice, and “òpsè”, meaning face in reference to the two ways of orienting the vertical prism. First discovered in 1800 it has traditionally been used to aid in the recovery from surgery or illness, eating disorders, obsessive behavior, and addictions.
Diopside Geological Description:
Diopside is a calcium magnesium silicate with a hardness of 5.5 to 6. It varies in color from white to green to brown, grey, reddish-brown, yellow-brown, and black and is found in Canada, Russia (Chrome Diopside), South Africa, Brazil, and the USA.
Affirmation: My heart is open and I am filled with the green-ray of love healing and vitality.
All information about metaphysical properties is for reference only. It is a combination of research on how the gemstones have been used by different cultures today and throughout history, and our own personal experience. We do not recommend using crystals as a substitute for conventional medical or psychological treatment and do not claim they cure or heal medical conditions. Please always listen to the advice of your medical professional and only use crystals as a complementary therapy in addition to medical treatment.