Blue Apatite

When we talk about Apatite, Blue Apatite is one of the most fascinating, loved and mysterious of them all. This beautiful stone is popular for its metaphysical properties. It is considered a positive gem for improving communication and developing our spiritual insight.

Blue Apatite belongs to a group of phosphate minerals with similar physical properties and chemical compositions. It gets its name from the Greek word “Apatao” which means “deceit.” This name refers to how easy it was to be "deceived" by Apatite when it was discovered. It was confused with other stones such as sapphire, peridot, aquamarine or even turquoise. In addition, it was difficult to determine which mineral is which in the Apatite stone itself.

However, Blue Apatite gifts are the opposite to its name. This gemstone reminds us of pacific and clear seas and it is known as the Stone of Manifestation thanks to its ability of bringing mental clarity. Blue Apatite can show us the things that need to be improved so we can achieve our dreams. Blue Apatite is a relatively rare stone, but when you find it, its beauty is unmistakable. It is highly prized for its unique color ranging from bright opaque or translucent with a glassy luster.

Apatite stone can also be found in other colors as green, brown and yellow. Unlike other stones, ancient cultures didn’t use Apatite extensively. Only a few amulets and beads in the Middle-East and Africa were discovered from archaeological digs. The most important Blue Apatite deposits can be found in Canada, India, Brazil, Madagascar and Mexico.

Emotional Benefits:

Blue Apatite is a popular stone for communication, both on a personal and spiritual level. It opens the mind and promotes mental clarity. Blue Apatite can help us to communicate our thoughts and feelings with clarity and truth. This blue beauty can be useful for introverted people, encouraging them to be more extroverted and to express themselves freely.

Blue Apatite can support you to speak in public, so if you have to make a presentation or give a speech, this is the stone for you. Even when it is more related to communication, Blue Apatite also develops intuition and psychic gifts, helping us to become more aware of our higher selves. This makes it a perfect crystal for those looking to strengthen their connection to the spiritual world.

Blue Apatite is a fantastic stone for meditation. It promotes inner peace and helps to raise your energy. It also stimulates creativity, inspiration and heals the heart. Blue Apatite can also aid you to dissolve any negativity. It alleviates sadness, frustration and anger.

Blue Apatite can provide you light, motivation and clarity so you can see what you need to overcome to achieve your desires. It can show you what’s holding you back to fulfill your dreams. Blue Apatite will improve your confidence, removing mental or emotional negativity so you can have your deserved success.

Physical Benefits:

Blue Apatite is considered beneficial for the bones, cartilage, teeth, cells and to improve motor skills. Blue Apatite can also help to improve arthritis and joint problems. It is beneficial to boost the metabolism and promotes the absorption of calcium. This gemstone is also considered a positive mineral to the proper functioning of the digestive system and to stabilize tension.

As this blue gem is related to the Throat Chakra, Blue Apatite is also a great option for treating throat and neck issues. If you suffer from any physical pain, emotional problem or any other ailment, please consult a qualified doctor so they can provide you an appropriate treatment. Crystals are an energetic support but they are never a substitute for medical advice.

Uses and Properties as a Birthstone:

Blue Apatite is not considered a traditional or modern birthstone. However, it is associated with Gemini zodiac sign.

Chakra Association:

Blue Apatite helps to heal any blockages or imbalances in the energy center that governs communication and self-expression: the Throat Chakra, allowing us to express ourselves honestly and openly.

How to Use/Wear:

The easiest way to influence your energy with Blue Apatite is wearing it as jewelry or drinking water infused with blue apatite in water bottle. Both will keep its energy near the Throat Chakra, helping you to communicate with grace. Another option is to place a Blue Apatite in your pocket or purse to touch it throughout the day. My favorite way to harness the power of blue apatite is to wear it as a bracelet.  

During your meditative or crystal healing practices, hold it in your hand. You can also lay down and place your Blue Apatite lined up with the Throat Chakra, but you can place it where you feel most appropriate in your body. During the night, place a Blue Apatite under your pillow to boost prophetic visualizations and lucid dreams. Decorate your home or office with a Blue Apatite to favor communica0on and positive energy.

How to Care for:

Blue Apatite has a hardness of 5 on the Mohs scale so it must be handled with care to preserve its beauty. Cleanse your Blue Apatite with warm, soapy water. Place the gem under running water for a few seconds. Visualize how any negativity flush away. You can also gently clean it with an old nail brush before rinsing and patting it dry with a soft cloth. Do not use any harsh chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners or steamers to clean it. It can be easily scratched, so it’s important to use a soft cloth to store it.

To keep the stone’s color and luster, it should be kept away from direct heat and light. It is recommended to take off your Blue Apatite during any activity where impacts might occur, as sports, exercising and some household chores as dishwashing.

Are you ready to be blessed with Blue Apatite’s energy and start manifesting your desires? 

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