Physical Healing ~ Relationship ~ Inner Journey

History of Lolite

Lolite, often known as "Water Sapphire" or "Vikings' Compass," is a gemstone with a captivating history and unique properties. It earned its nickname "Vikings' Compass" because the Vikings are believed to have used it as a navigation tool. Iolite's exceptional property allowed them to locate the sun's position even on cloudy days, aiding their maritime journeys. This gemstone has a broader historical presence and has been found in jewelry and artifacts from various ancient cultures, including the Greeks and Egyptians, where it was believed to bring clarity, insight, and protection to its wearers.

Lolite Healing Properties

Spiritual Healing Properties: Lolite is believed to have several healing properties. It is said to enhance intuition, inner vision, and spiritual awareness. Iolite is believed to stimulate the third eye chakra, promoting clarity of thought, insight, and psychic abilities. It is also thought to assist in accessing higher realms of consciousness and connecting with one's higher self.

Physical Healing Properties: Lolite is believed to have a range of healing properties. It is said to support the respiratory system, aiding in conditions such as asthma and allergies. Iolite is also believed to have a positive effect on the nervous system, helping to reduce stress, anxiety, and insomnia. Additionally, it is believed to support the liver and detoxification processes within the body.

How we use Lolite

We'd like to share some of the ways we enjoy using Lolite here at Yoga & Oils.


  • Wear Iolite jewelry like pendants or rings to keep its energy close, enhancing intuition and spiritual awareness throughout the day.

During meditation

  • Hold an Iolite stone or place it on your third eye chakra during meditation for increased insight and clarity, deepening your practice and promoting spiritual growth.


  • Lolite jewelry or decorative items can make thoughtful and unique gifts for loved ones, especially those with an affinity for gemstones.

Sleep aid

  • To encourage restful sleep and better dream recall, put a piece of Iolite under your pillow or on your nightstand, benefiting from its calming influence for a peaceful sleep environment.

Crystal Grid

  • Create a crystal grid incorporating Iolite and other stones to amplify its healing properties and manifest intentions, placing it in your home or sacred space to enhance energy.


I welcome insight and growth into my life.

As always, if there's anything more you’d like to know feel free to contact us at yogaandoilsnz@gmail.com, through our socials, or pop into the crystal shop for a visit at
3 Walton Street, Te Awamutu.

With Happiness and always a touch of Magic,

The Yoga & Oils Team


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