Apache Tear is a good stone for change and moving forward in life. It helps with forgiveness, spontaneity, and combating self-limiting beliefs. It is good for emotions and emotional balance. It helps you to shed tears in times of sorrow, especially repressed tears and comforts grief.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Apache Tear is sometimes called the grief counsellor. It is great at absorbing negative energy and protecting the aura. It grounds and cleanses the Earth's Chakra. Apache Tear brings up negativity but does so slowly, so it can be transmuted. It is a gentle form of Black Obsidian that suits children.
It is thought to relieve long-held grievances, and give insight into the source of distress. It is said to stimulate analytical capabilities and promote forgiveness. It helps with behavior change, forgiveness, grief and negativity. It removes self imposed limitations and increases spontaneity.
The Physical Connection:
Apache Tear is thought to remove toxins from the body, calm muscle spasms, and enhance the assimilation of Vitamins C and D. It is also thought to be good for the knees and snakebites.
The Chakras Connected to Apache Tear:
Base Chakra and Sacral Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
United States. Apache Tear is a form of Black Obsidian, but it has a gentler effect. It is named because it is believed to shed tears in times of sorrow.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Small black or brown nodules that are often smooth and water-worn. The stone is translucent when held to the light. Common.
How to Use Apache Tear:
Men should place Apache Tear at the abdomen and women should place it at the breast.