Stone of Awareness
Howlite Properties & Meaning
What is the Meaning of Howlite?
Intro to Howlite Crystals
Howlite is the crystal of awareness, of calming, serene energy - the fluffy cloud you just want to allow yourself to fall into. This is a crystal that is known for it's ability to help you find stillness - whether its stillness of the mind during meditation, or stillness of your physical body when you know you've been running through life at a million miles an hour.
If you find yourself constantly battling anxiety, stress, and irritability then it's time to create a safe energetic haven to help you decompress. Howlite is perfect to have around when you are looking for that calming atmosphere, especially when meditating and practicing mindfulness.
Howlite is a great healing crystal to help you with issues pertaining to the mind. The enlightenment aspect of Howlite helps you to become more aware of yourself and your surroundings. Many people suffering from depression, anxiety, and general restlessness may find solace in Howlite as it helps guide them through their emotions with calm, gentle energy.
Mineralogy of Howlite
Howlite in History
Howlite was discovered right here in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1868 by Henry How. The crystal was initially named silico-boro-calcite and was officially given its namesake afterwards by American geologist James Dwight Dana. It is still mostly found in the Canadian Maritimes however it can be found in the USA, Russia, Germany, Mexico, Namibia, Pakistan, and Turkey.
Properties of Howlite
Healing Powers of Howlite
Howlite can change the way you move through life since it allows for a chance to experience respite from the chaos of daily life. Because of its deeply calming effects, Howlite helps soothe an overactive imagination making it an excellent crystal for anyone suffering from insomnia. And, if you suffer from ADHD this crystal can significantly improve your learning abilities by improving your ability to focus and stay inspired.
It strongly calms the mind and is recommended for anyone suffering from anxiety disorders since it will rid you of your frustrations and help you feel more confident. Resulting in a feeling of peace and calm while facing any complex situations that can arise in life. It can be very beneficial for anyone in a tense relationship since it has such a calming effect on strong emotions.
Howlite is also a wonderful pain reliever especially with bone-related diseases by balancing calcium levels and helping with the distribution and absorption of nutrients. However, it can also boost the health of your circulatory system and skin.
Benefits of Howlite:
When to Use Howlite Crystals
Howlite is the perfect gemstone for anyone looking to embrace a peaceful aura since it safeguards against harmful thoughts and negative emotions such as jealousy. It is recommended to keep it close to your body throughout the day and place it under your pillow at night.
Howlites relative softness, and porous texture has made it a top choice for jewelers. It is often used to make small decorative carvings and jewelry components. You will not have to search very far to find something beautiful to wear every day.
Howlite pairs very well with other crystals, so don’t be shy to combine it with some of our other gemstones to maximize its healing properties. Some common favorites are Celestite for enhanced health properties, Amber or Chrysoprase for increased patience, as well as Rose Quartz, Amethyst and Peridot.