Diopside is a calming crystal and an all-around great energy balancing stone. It brings about a sense of contentment and well being. It is a stone that generates wealth and brings prosperity. It is an empowering crystal that is good for anyone who has a strong passion for taking care of the well being of the planet.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Diopside helps to balance emotions, yin/yang, raise consciousness and advance spiritual development. It releases trapped emotions and tears. It clears the mind. It contains a lot of Earthy energy. It is good for meditation and enhances psychic abilities.
Diopside brings peace and tranquility and clears the mind. It helps to balance emotions and releases trapped emotions and tears. It strengthens intellect and learning. It gives a competitive edge to all that you do and dissipates a victim mentality.
The Physical Connection:
Diopside is thought to be good for blood pressure, heart, lungs, ulcers, and upset stomach.
The Chakras Connected to Diopside:
Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, and Crown Chakra
Locations Found & History:
Afghanistan. The name Diopside is derived from the Greek words dis which means twice, and opse which means face. It means double appearance, which also refers to the way that the crystal’s prism is orientated.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
There are several varieties of Diopside. Chrome Diopside is one variety, which is also known as Siberian Emerald or Green Diopside, and another variety is the less common Black Star Diopside. Black Star Diopside is named so because it exhibits a star on the crystal. Diopside can be found as crystalline inclusions, massive form, and as prismatic crystals often with rhomboid terminations.
How to Use Diopside:
Diopside is a good crystal for meditation. It is a good stone for calming distressed animals. It can be made into beautiful jewelry pieces and is good to wear on your chest as a pendant for it to be more effective. Keep a piece in your pocket, or put it under your pillow when you sleep.