Stone of the month – Fuschite
Fuschite also spelt Fuchsite and Fuchite (so be very careful how you pronounce it) is a chromium rich, emerald green variety of Muscovite that can have a beautiful sparkly shine. It was named in 1842 by Karl F. E. von Schafhault in honour of Johann Nepomuk von Fuchs, then the professor of chemistry and mineralogy and curator of the mineralogy collection at the University of Landshut, in Germany. It has a monoclinic crystal system, with a Mohs Hardness of 2 – 3 and an appearance that is often perceived as pearly and metallic.
Due to its shimmering appearance, Fuschite was considered a gift from Lemanja, the Sea Goddess in Brazil. Traditionally it is believed to grant blessings with the promise of better fortune. It has primarily been used as a mineral specimen and ornamental stone.
This sparkling green stone has long been used by ancient healers and shamans and is known as 'The Healers Stone'. Fuschite is an intriguing crystal that has strong metaphysical properties that are especially beneficial for you to have in your vicinity. It can assist you in looking after your own needs and requirements, as well as the health and care of your loved ones.
Fuschite opens the heart centre, drawing in warmth and a sense of calm. It has a strong connection to natural earth energies that may cause you to feel as if you are being embraced by Mother Nature herself.
Fuchsite also accesses the healing energies of nature to bring in nature spirits, fairies and elementals to assist with healing. It can help access your Inner Child, and enhance your connection to the angelic realm, fairies, and your spirit guides. It improves your appreciation of the beauty of nature. Placing this stone in your garden will help to attract elementals and fairies.
As a focus for astral projection, its radiant energy may assist you to access information from the universal mind. It may be used to advance your prosperity and abundance.
Fuchsite can help you connect with your instinctive medical intuitive abilities and develop your wisdom for healing; to find the root cause of dis-ease and the understanding of the core issues and emotional imbalances leading to ill health. Fuchsite channels information about holistic and herbal remedies and the best action to take concerning health matters and well-being.
Fuchsite helps you to understand issues concerning your daily life; such as stress, routines, career, environment and physical health. It conveys a need to focus on basic concerns that directly relate to interactions with others and the material world.
Fuchsite teaches true self-worth, helping to eliminate a tendency towards martyrdom or servitude. It helps to overcome co-dependency and assists in a speedy recovery from both emotional and physical trauma.
This is an ideal crystal for anyone who is susceptible to taking on the energies of others as it supports empathy while reinforcing your own healthy boundaries.
Fuchsite helps you to be well disciplined with personal routines such as meditation, yoga and exercise, or any other activities that support your connection to self. It also promotes character, integrity and sincerity.
Fuchsite increases the energy of other crystals. It restores the energy and the will to live. It shifts energy and releases energy blockages. Stabilises spinal column alignment and increases flexibility in the musculoskeletal system. Treats repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, arteries and also aids in balancing the red and white blood cell ratio. It’s also great for treating allergies.