[image style=”default” align=”left” size=”300″ src=”https://www.waystowellnessstore.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/astrophyllite.jpg”/]Astrophyllite means ‘Star Sheet’ and is probably named after the interwoven star shapes that this crystal sometimes forms. It is a dark colored stone that often contains sparkling inclusions.
Astrophyllite has a name that comes from the Greek words astron meaning “star” and phyllon meaning “leaf.” for the patterns it tends to grow in. It’s a stone of self-knowledge and self-acceptance that is said to promote a feeling of well-being.Through this self-awareness and acceptance, it is said to be excellent for releasing unhealthy behavior patterns or bad habits. It is said to help one reach and align with the soul’s purpose.
Astrophyllite helps you to see what you no longer need in your life and allows you to let go of it. It encourages you to see your full potential and to appreciate that as one door closes another opens.
Astrophyllite is said to aid out-of-body experiences and to act as a guide and protector while you are experiencing them. It is also said to help you to become more aware of other people’s needs and to become more sensitive to touch and perception. For this reason it is an excellent stone for those undergoing training in massage or acupressure.
In healing Astrophyllite is said to be of benefit to the reproductive and hormonal systems and to help with PMS and the menopause.
If you Journey, this is a great crystal to help provide a stronger connection to your protectors or guides.
Astropyllite is also good for helping you to eliminate addictive behaviors in your life.
It is said to give the ability to make major change that moves forward your life journey in a positive way, something akin to the saying that when a door closes, a window opens somewhere. Astrophyllite is said to help with astral travels.
Physically, Astrophyllite is said in folklore and crystal healing to be helpful for ADD, ADHD, anxiety, eliminating fat deposits, seizures, cellular regeneration. Astrophyllite is related to all of the chakras and can energize each with the energy needed by each to align to the soul’s purpose.