pronunciation – Aegirine – “eiɡə-rin“
Aegirine grants the perspective needed to heal from grief and release shame. This amazing crystal invokes the name of the Teutonic sea god Ægir. Read on to learn more about Aegirine!
- SPIRITUAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF AEGIRINE
- PHYSICAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF AEGIRINE
- PHOTO GALLERY
- AEGIRINE CRYSTAL CORRESPONDENCES
- LORE & HISTORY
- HOW TO USE AEGIRINE
- CLEANING AND CLEANSING AEGIRINE
- AEGIRINE TOXICITY AND POTENTIAL ALLERGENS
- GEM ELIXIRS
- OTHER NAMES FOR AEGIRINE
- GEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
- RELATED PRODUCTS
SPIRITUAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF AEGIRINE
Aegirine supports the user in overcoming grief by creating new opportunities to release feelings of shame, guilt, remorse, and abandonment. In doing so this stone aids recovery from toxic or unsuccessful relationships by strengthening our connection with the Earth.
In addition, Aegirine generates universal energies of truth, self-worth, and reliability while focusing this energy on the user. Metaphorically speaking, this healing crystal evokes the wisdom within the proverb “It’s always darkest before the dawn” by reminding us that life often gets harder right before a period of ease and joy.
PHYSICAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF AEGIRINE
Aegirine supports the detoxification of the spleen, gallbladder, and liver. This stone also aids the immune and nervous systems as well as the metabolism.
Aegirine helps maintain stamina when dealing with problems including fatigue and burnout. It even assists with pain and brings ease to issues with muscles, nerves, joints, and bones.
Furthermore, Aegirine makes an excellent tool for Reiki practitioners.
AEGIRINE CRYSTAL CORRESPONDENCES
|HEALING PROPERTIES||Protection, Courage, Confidence, Clearing, Self-Discipline, Self-Healing|
|CHAKRAS||Root, Solar Plexus|
|ZODIAC SIGNS||Taurus, Pisces|
|TAROT||The Fool, The Hierophant|
|DEITIES||Ægir, Manat, Cybele|
|PAIRINGS||Moldavite, Azeztulite™, Tektites, Malachite|
LORE & HISTORY
The name Aegirine originates from the Teutonic god of the sea, Ægir, and came into use when the first specimens of the mineral were discovered in Norway. The stone is also referred to as Acmite, which is a Greek word that translates to ‘point’.
HOW TO USE AEGIRINE
Aegirine supports those struggling with mental health issues by helping to disrupt tedious, negative routines and instead inspire positive self-focus. It also assists with summoning the strength to address chronic imbalances such as addiction.
On the Body: Carrying or wearing Aegirine helps release negative attachments that may have taken root in the auric field due to alcohol or drug abuse.
Inside: Keep next to your bed or in a meditation space.
Outside: Aegirine grounds and protects and can thus be kept by doorways to block negative energy from entering.
CLEANING AND CLEANSING AEGIRINE
Physical Cleaning: Clean Aegirine with canned air to remove dust and debris. Aegirine can also be rinsed with water, or it can be wiped down with a damp cloth.
Energetic Cleansing: There are numerous ways to energetically cleanse Aegirine.
- Set on or next to Selenite or Satin Spar, or set in lavender.
- Use smoke from herb bundles or incense.
- Cleanse using the water method by running it under cool water with your fingers pointed toward the drain of the sink. Do this for about 30 seconds. Dry gently with a towel, and set out to dry completely.
- Charge under the full moonlight.
AEGIRINE TOXICITY AND POTENTIAL ALLERGENS
Aegirine contains no known allergens or toxins; however, the possibility of harmful mineral inclusions or radiation remains, depending on the locale.
Aegirine is generally thought to be safe for use in gem elixirs made with the direct method. It is a hard mineral and does not contain any toxins directly. However, as with all stones, the possibility remains of harmful mineral inclusions. To be completely safe, using the indirect method is best.
OTHER NAMES FOR AEGIRINE
Common Names: Aegirine, Acmite
Trade Names: Acmite
Trademarked Names: N/A
Aegirine is a sodium iron silicate that belongs to the pyroxene group. Aegirine is dark green, to greenish-black, brownish-black or black. The crystal habit includes long prismatic crystals terminated by a steep asymmetrical pyramid. The thin edges of the crystal can be translucent green. Aegirine has been found in Canada, Norway, Greenland, Russia, the USA, Kenya, Scotland, and Nigeria.
|HABIT||Acicular – Occurs as needle-like crystals.|
|COLOR||Green, Greenish black, Reddish brown, Black.|
|STREAK||Pale yellowish grey|
|LUSTER||Vitreous – Resinous|
|SPECIFIC GRAVITY||3.50-3.60 kg/cm3|
|OPTICAL PROPERTIES||Biaxial (-), a=1.72-1.778, b=1.74-1.819, g=1.757-1.839|
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