||Pink to orange
||Banded, all sizes, often polished or tumbled
ATTRIBUTES: Rhodochrosite represents selfless love and compassion and expands consciousness and integrates the spiritual with material energies. This stone imparts a dynamic and positive attitude and is a excellent stone for the heart and relationships especially for people who feel unloved. It is the stone for healing sexual abuse and attracting a soulmate but this may not be the blissful experience you're hoping for. Soul mates are the people who help us to learn our lessons in life, and although this ins not always pleasant , it is for our higher good and it teaches the heart to assimilate painful feelings without shutting down.This stone clears the solar plexus and base chakras, gently bringing painful and repressed feelings to the surface, it allows them to be acknowledged and then dissipated through emotional release. Rhodochrosite then helps to identify ongoing patterns and shows the purpose behind the experience insisting you face the truth, about yourself and other people, without excuses or evasion with loving awareness. People who have an aversion to the stone are repressing something in themselves they do not want to look at. The stone urges that they confront irrational fears and paranoia, and reveals that the emotions they have been taught to believe are unacceptable are natural. They then see things less negatively, improving self-worth and soothing emotional stress. It encourages a positive attitude and enhances dream states and creativity encouraging spontaneous expression of feelings, including passionate and erotic urges and it also lifts a depressed mood and brings lightness into life.
HEALING: Rhodochrosite acts as an irritant filter and relieves asthma and respiratory problems. It purifies the circulatory system and kidneys and restores poor eyesight, Normalizes blood pressure and stabilizes the heartbeat, and invigorates the sexual organs. As it dilates blood vessels, it relieves migraines. The elixir relieves infections, improves the skin, and balance the thyroid.