pyritePyrite is an iron sulphide mineral with a crystal pattern of cubic or octahedral. The name pyrite is derived from the greek word for fire, because striking two pieces against one another can produce sparks. Pyrite's shiny yellow metallic appearance has earned it the nickname 'fools gold'. Pyrite occurs as a replacement mineral in the formation of fossils.
The sulphur content in pyrite assists in purifying the body of infection and stimulating proper endocrine function. It is excellent for combatting male impotence and infertility. Its iron content focuses the power of pyrite into the blood and tissues, allowing it to be used to combat skin disease, fungal infection and cellular invasion by viruses.
Pyrite is a stone of financial abundance. Use this stone with intention when you are trying to improve your financial status. Draw on its gold energy while you take action to increase your monetary wealth. This stone also provides physical protection by deflecting negative energy of situations.
When used on the solar plexus chakra, it is beneficial to the stomach and intestines, soothing ulcers and making the absorption of vitamins and minerals more efficient. It also helps circulation and acidity imbalances. It assists the circulatory and respiratory systems, it can benefit the skin, hair and nails. It is also connected to the transfer of oxygen from the lungs to the bloodstream. This stone aids the skin in protecting itself from the elements and it also encourages you to have a healthy digestive tract and lessens irritation caused by toxins.
Pyrite encourages you to overcome fears and take action. It can be used to help bring you out of your shell and to encourage you to be more dynamic and confident.
Pyrite helps strengthen courage and self confidence. Use this stone when you need the guts to set boundaries and stand up for yourself. It helps you feel empowered. This golden stone offers you the opportunity to allow the reflection and expansion of your positive qualities. It can be used as a talisman for prosperity and encourages focus, logic and serenity. It is a good stone for sufferers of ADD, depression, hyperactivity and anxiety.
The golden vibration of pyrite assists you in remembering your magnificence. You are powerful - use this stone to remember who you truly are, and watch your self-esteem increase. Growing in block formations, it is inherent within the stone to offer a strong foundation to improve some of your core beliefs about yourself.
Pyrite helps you integrate high frequency energy into the physical body, It assists you in taking action to create abundance in your life. Its frequency is useful in stimulating creative energy and promoting healthy sexual expression. With this stone in hand, visualise an energy field around your whole body that is especially luminescent around your head. Within this field, see, sense or feel the sparkling golden pyrite activating and expanding your energy field. Pyrite is a grounding stone that helps in conducting energy, invigorating the auric field and focuses rogue energy.
If used in meditation, pyrite can help balance your creative and intuitive impulses with those that are more practical and grounded. Your ability to communicate effectively both verbally and psychically is improved with the assistance of pyrite.