Lapis Lazuli is a powerful crystal for activating the higher mind and enhancing intellectual ability. It stimulates the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding. Lapis Lazuli works wonderfully with the Throat chakra, as it unifies the mind and the voice to bring clarity and objectivity of thought and speech. It encourages honest and open communication.
A helpful crystal for students or any office work, as it aids the process of learning and is excellent for enhancing memory.
Lapis Lazuli is said to benefit to the throat, larynx, and vocal chords, and helps regulate the thyroid glands. It is said to help overcome hearing loss and other problems with ear and nasal passages.
In ancient Persia and pre-Columbian America, Lapis Lazuli was a symbol of the starry night, and a favorite stone of the Islamic Orient for protection from the evil eye. Lapis Lazuli honors Athena, the Greek Goddess of War and Wisdom. She is always depicted in armor and is known as a skilled fighter and strategist, and for her superb logic and intellect. Lapis Lazuli is also used in devotions to Dana (Danu), the Celtic River Goddess.
Lapis Lazuli's affirmation is: "I reach for the stars, and am aligned with my deepest truth."