Richterite is a calming stone that deepens relaxation. It improves well-being by reducing anxiety and stress. It is considered to be an energizing and transformational stone. It is a motivational crystal, giving you the determination and drive to move forward, and sparking fresh ideas which lead to new opportunities.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Richterite imparts strength to the mental, physical, and subtle bodies. It strengthens the body's psychic abilities.
It is thought to be beneficial for anxiety, stress, or sudden trauma. Richterite is thought to be helpful when dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or shock. It allows you to face life calmly and let go of feelings of worry and distress. It is thought to help lessen the fight or flight, and react to situations in a balanced manner.
The Physical Connection:
Richterite is thought to be beneficial for endocrine glands, especially the thyroid which it rebalances, and the pineal and hypothalamus which it is said to purify. It is believed to be an energetic detoxifier for the blood, cells, and lymph, it is also thought to assist the adrenals, kidneys, liver, and pancreas, and remove excess mucus from the respiratory system.
The Chakras Connected to Richterite:
Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
Finland, Afghanistan, Pakistan. Richterite was named in 1865 by Johann Friedrich August Breithaupt in honor of Hieronymus Theodor Richter, professor of chemistry at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Richterite is an opaque translucent stone. It is a high vibration stone. It has a Mohs hardness of 5 to 6.
How to Use Richterite:
Wear regularly or position as appropriate. Disperse gem essence into the aura or put a few drops in the bath. Richterite helps to deepen meditation.