Lepidolite Meaning and Benefits.



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Lepidolite Meaning – General Information and History

Lepidolite started out as “Lilalite” from the Hindu word ‘lila’ meaning play or game when first discovered in 1861. In historical terms, it is a relatively new discovery. Later renamed Lepidolite from the Greek “lepidos” meaning “scale” because of its scaly appearance. Lepidolite is a lovely purplish colour type of Mica. The wrong assumption is that the lithium content causes its pink/purple hues. Instead, it is trace amounts of manganese that cause its purplish colouring.

Lepidolite is one of the major sources of the rare alkali metals rubidium and caesium, and it is rich in lithium. It may crack and break easily. It has a Mohs Hardness of 2.5 – 4 and belongs to the Monoclinic crystal system and also belongs to the group of trioctahedral micas.

Lepidolite is an important source of lithium, which is the lightest metal in the world. Our modern technologies depend on it for use in rechargeable batteries as well as aircraft parts. Also, for domestic appliances, such as microwave ovens, and toasters. Additionally, lithium compounds play a key role in their use in high-temperature lubricants, mobile phones, air purifiers, and mood-stabilizing drugs. Plus, Lepidolite carvings and polished ornaments such as eggs, pyramids, animals, and paperweights are popular. 

Lepidolite Meaning – Metaphysical Benefits.


Lepidolite is a stone of calm, trust, and acceptance referred to by healers as the “Peace Stone”. Also, it is a “stone of transition”; assisting with the release and reorganisation of old behavioural and psychological patterns, as well as gently inducing change. It provides deep emotional healing; soothing and reducing stress and depression. Furthermore, it dissipates negativity and insists on being used for the highest good. It activates the throat, heart, third eye chakras and the intellect and opens the crown chakra, clearing blockages and bringing about cosmic awareness. It also engenders and enhances self-love, patience, and optimism.

This is a wonderful stone to aid in shamanic or spiritual journeying; Lepidolite facilitates astral travel and accesses the Akashic Record. It helps to take you forward into the future and tunes you into thoughts and feelings from other lives that are creating blockages in your current life.

Avail yourself of its calming properties to promote spirituality and it is also useful in rituals. Carry to attract good luck, and drive off negativity. Lepidolite is a reassuring stone for people new to psychic work as it is outstanding at screening out negativity. It is brilliant for dreamwork, re-birthing and for dream recall. Lepidolite may also halt obsessive thoughts, and relieve despondency. Additionally, it aids in overcoming any kind of emotional or mental dependency. It encourages independence and self-love. Lepidolite combines its power of objectivity with direction and unimpeded communication, focusing on what is essential and making it an excellent stone for career or business pursuits. It will aid in attracting supportive friends and colleagues, as well as bringing about opportunities to succeed.

Lepidolite clears electromagnetic pollution!

Lepidolite effectively clears electromagnetic pollution. It treats illnesses caused by “sick-building syndrome” or computer stress. Saying has it provides a wonderful shield against the effects of modern pollutants. Furthermore, it enhances the generation of negative ions. It can bring a growing energy to gardening and agriculture.

Lepidolite Meaning – Healing.

Lepidolite is known as a powerful pain remover, it can also reduce the ill effects of anaesthetic and dependency on medications, alcohol, tobacco or food. Moreover, it is an excellent emotional healer. It strengthens the immune system, soothes the nervous system and can be used to restructure DNA. Lepidolite relieves exhaustion and aids in the relief of tension and related disorders. It can relieve allergies and greatly help with epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. It numbs sciatica and neuralgia and overcomes nerve pain and joint problems. Lepidolite being rich in lithium stabilises mood swings and is excellent for menopause and bipolar disorder, especially as an elixir.

It is used to halt obsessive thoughts, and to relieve despondency, as well as overcome insomnia. Lepidolite is supportive in releasing you from addictions and complaints of all kinds, including anorexia.

Tips for using Lepidolite.

  • Having Lepidolite near you while you study will boost your concentration.
  • Carry Lepidolite to attract good luck and drive away negativity.
  • Place Lepidolite in your living areas to enhance a calm atmosphere.
  • Keep Lepidolite with you to release unkind feelings you may be holding onto.
  • Wear or carry Lepidolite to relieve stress-related conditions.
  • Lepidolite kept nearby will help overcome and free you from addictions.
  • Put Lepidolite in the areas where you spend most of your time to help lift depression.
  • Place Lepidolite near your computer screen for protection from EMFs
  • Relieve everyday stress, and promote restful sleep by placing Lepidolite under your pillow or on your bedhead.
  • Reconciliation of love can be achieved with Lepidolite and Rose Quartz used together.
  • Lepidolite can be laid directly onto painful parts of the body to help with nerve pain, sciatica, neuralgia and joint problems.



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First presented in the June 2012 Newsletter, and edited April ’22 for inclusion here.

© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.

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