Pyrite is a golden metallic stone that is also known as Fool’s Gold and Healer’s Gold. Pyrite may be golden, brass, yellow or silver with a metallic gleam. The name pyrite is based on the Greek pyros or fire because sparks appear when the stone is struck. Pyrite has a 6 to 6.5 rating on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Pyrite was one of the stones used in history to produce fire. In the Middle Ages, alchemists thought they could turn pyrite into gold. Pyrite was worn as a protective amulet for safety and good luck. Pyrite amulets were also believed to heal ailments and injuries. Pyrite has been used in art and decoration for centuries.
Pyrite relieves pain. Pyrite stones will alleviate menstrual pain. Pyrite heals inflammations and infections. The pyrite stones protect the bearer from infectious diseases. The pyrite stones relieve fever. Pyrite assists in healthy cell formation. The pyrite gemstone prevents and heals DNA damage. Pyrite is helpful in treating bronchial conditions and lung infections. The pyrite stones help to regenerate tissue. Pyrite helps to heal degenerative conditions. The pyrite stones help the bones, gall bladder, intestines and liver.
Pyrite improves vitality and alleviates fatigue. The pyrite stones improve the circulatory system and the oxygen supply to the blood. Pyrite is good for the respiratory system and the lungs. The gemstone is used to treat asthma and bronchitis. The pyrite stones will protect you from colds and influenza. Pyrite eliminates ingested toxins. The pyrite stones help radiation sickness, snoring and varicose veins. Regularly wearing a pyrite necklace will alleviate stammering and twitches and spasms in the upper body.
Pyrite forms a protective shield around the wearer that deflects negativity. The gemstone aligns the meridians. The pyrite stones protect the bearer from pollution. Pyrite is a grounding stone. The pyrite stones are believed to prevent accidents.
Pyrite is beneficial for the brain, mind and memory. Pyrite will release mental blocks and alleviate anxiety. Carrying pyrite is recommended for studying and exam times.
For healing place or tape pyrite on the area that needs help. For some conditions massaging with pyrite may help. You can also wear pyrite jewelry, carry pyrite touchstones or keep pyrite by the bed and under pillows.
Pyrite is associated with the Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius zodiac signs. Pyrite stones should be cleansed and recharged in dry sea salt. Pyrite stones should also be set in the sun for an hour once a month.