Prehnite is a calcium aluminium silicate mineral with an orthorhombic crystal system. First discovered in 1789 in South Africa by Dutch mineralogist Colonel Henrik Von Prehn and is said to be the first mineral named after a person. The colour is usually yellow-green but it can be yellow, white, grey or colourless.
Serene Prehnite is a stone of unconditional love and the crystal to heal the healer. Prehnite enhances precognition and inner knowing. It is a stone that allows you to be prepared no matter what.
Prehnite is a great stone to place in the garden as it teaches you how to be in harmony with nature. Within the home it is helpful for decluttering, and letting go of possessions you no longer need and
organise what you keep in an appropriate way. It aids those who hoard possessions or love, due to past life experiences of deprivation and poverty or lack of love. Prehnite can be used in meditation to provide protection and to stop thoughts wandering. Placed under a pillow it will encourage lucid dreams.
Psychologically, Prehnite alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears, uncovering what causes them. It is also said to be beneficial for calming hyperactive children and animals! Not sure how lol.
Physically, Prehnite is reputed to be good for kidneys and bladder, thymus gland,
shoulder, chest and lungs, gout and blood disorders.
It is said that placing Prehnite in your laptop bag will prevent theft!! I think I would rather rely on keeping the laptop close to me lol.
Prehnite with Epidote gentle and nurturing radiating unconditional love, it brings joy to the heart and peace to the mind.
Zodiac: Virgo and Libra
Birthstone: September and October
Chakra: Solar Plexus and Heart
Sources: Australia, China, South Africa, Scotland USA
Hardness: 6 – 6.5
Empowerment: I can say no to unreasonable demands