Protective stone that gives the sense of power. Aids in feelings of security. Deepens the connection with the natural world. Helps to relieve the fears found being on physical Earth. Wonderful to use when you want to keep negativity away from your energetic body. Relieves physical and mental stress. Helps one ground their energy in to the Earth. Really great for Libras. During meditation this stone helps to ground your Earth energies so you are free to explore the spirit realm without harm. Very porous stone, making it a wonderful stone to use with essential oils!