Sugilite is a rare, waxy, opaque, purple crystal. It is believed to be a very protective and nurturing stone, good for sensitive souls who find it difficult to ignore the hostility and negativity of others. It is also said to be beneficial for those who feel alienated and ‘out of place’. Sugilite is said to encourage positive thoughts, to release emotional turmoil, to promote self forgiveness and to encourage inspiration and feelings of confidence.
In healing Sugilite is said to help soothe headaches and discomfort on all levels. It is also thought to bring the nerves and brain into alignment, to subdue heart palpitations and to soothe jangled nerves. Sugilite is believed to benefit cancer sufferers by gently releasing emotional turmoil and reducing feelings of despair. Its ability to draw off negative energy helps channel healing energy into the mind, body and spirit.
Placing Sugilite on the Brow Chakra is said to alleviate feelings of despair, and holding it on the forehead can help to soothe a headache.