Lapis Lazuli: Meaning and Uses

by Janice Smart on Oct 17, 2022

Lapis Lazuli: Meaning and Uses - Inspire Me Naturally

Lapis Lazuli is instantly recognisable with its striking indigo hue. This ancient stone is rich in history and can be used for a number of purposes - from self-awareness to spirituality and even better sleep.

Keep reading as we share the meaning behind Lapis Lazuli, and some of our favourite ways to use this precious gem for crystal healing!

What is Lapis Lazuli?

Lapis Lazuli translates to “blue stone” in Latin and is sourced from several corners of the world including Afghanistan, Chile and Italy. This beautiful stone has a deep blue hue and can often be seen with flecks of gold and violet.

Known as “The Wisdom Stone”, Lapis Lazuli has a rich history and was one of the highest regarded stones in Ancient Egypt - used as jewellery for Pharaohs, Queens and Goddesses.

Buddhists also used this precious gem as a healing crystal to find inner peace, and several famous artists like Michelangelo ground it down into a powder for their work.

How to Use Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli holds powerful properties for our mental and physical wellbeing. So, what are the best ways to use this beautiful stone?

Connect to Your Third Eye Chakra

Lapis Lazuli is thought to be strongly linked to our Third Eye Chakra. When your Third Eye Chakra is blocked, you may find it difficult to concentrate, struggle to make decisions, and lack connection. Try meditating with Lapis Lazuli to unblock your Third Eye Chakra and provide clarity and self-awareness.

Assist with Insomnia

Lapis Lazuli is also thought to assist with insomnia and promote better sleep. Try keeping this stone on your bedside table or even slipping it under your pillow to help you drift off into a peaceful slumber.

Protect You from Negative Energy

In ancient times, Lapis Lazuli was used to ward off spiritual attacks. These days, you can use Lapis Lazuli to protect your home and aura from negative energy. Keep Lapis Lazuli by your window sills or wear Lapis Lazuli jewellery to reap the benefits.

Help You Speak Your Truth

Finally, Lapis Lazuli can be a wonderful crystal for those who struggle with confidence and self-expression. This stone is thought to give the gift of truth, so use this stone to help you become more assertive and vocal about your needs.

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