||Yellow, orange, red-brown
||Clear transparent or opaque crystal with iridescent reflections, often small, tumbled
ATTRIBUTES: Sunstone is a joyful, light-inspiring stone and instills a good nature and heightens intuition. If life has lost its sweetness, Sunstone will restore it and help you to nurture yourself, bringing in light and energy, this stone allows the real self to shine through happily. Traditionally it linked to benevolent gods and to luck and good fortune. This is an alchemical atone that brings about a profound connection to light and the regenerative power of the sun during meditation and everyday life.Sunstone is extremely useful for removing "hooks" from other people, whether located in the chakras or aura. These hooks can be on a mental or emotional level and may come from possessive parents, children, or lovers and they have the affect of draining your energy. Keep Sunstone with you at all times if you have difficulty saying "No" and continually make sacrifices for others. Removing codependency, it facilitates self-empowerment, independence, and vitality. Sunstone acts as an antidepressant and lifts dark moods and is particularly effective for seasonal affective disorder, lightening the darkness of winter. Removing inhibitions and hang ups, Sunstone reverses feelings of failure and increases self-worth and confidence. Encouraging optimism and enthusiasm, Sunstone switches to a positive take on events. Evan the most incorrigible pessimist responds to Sunstone. Placed on the solar plexus, Sunstone lifts out heavy or repressed emotions and transmutes them.
HEALING: Sunstone stimulates self-healing powers, regulates the autonomic nervous system, and harmonizes all the organs. It treats chronic sore throats and relieves stomach ulcers. Exceptionally good for seasonal affective disorder, Sunstone lifts andy depression. Sunstone can be gridded around the body and relieves cartilage problems, rheumatism, and general aches and pains.