Relaxation ~ Spiritual Growth ~ Protection

History of Prehnite

Prehnite, distinguished by its pale green hue, is a captivating crystal renowned for its calming influence, inner tranquility, and support for spiritual development. Its history traces back to its initial discovery in late 18th century South Africa, where it was named after Dutch mineralogist Colonel Hendrik von Prehn. This striking crystal can also be found in locales including Australia, China, and the United States. Over the centuries, Prehnite has been cherished for both its aesthetic allure and its believed energetic attributes, making it a staple in both jewelry and spiritual practices.

Prehnite Healing Properties

Spiritual Healing Properties: Prehnite is known for its spiritual healing properties, which can vary depending on the individual and their connection with the crystal. Some common spiritual properties associated with Prehnite include:

  1. Inner Peace and Calm: Prehnite is believed to promote a sense of inner peace, calmness, and tranquility. It can help alleviate stress, anxiety, and worries, allowing for a deeper connection with oneself and the spiritual realm.

  2. Heart Chakra Activation: Prehnite is often associated with the heart chakra, which is the energy center related to love, compassion, and emotional well-being. It is believed to help open and activate the heart chakra, fostering love, forgiveness, and emotional healing.

  3. Enhancing Intuition: Prehnite is thought to stimulate and enhance one's intuition and psychic abilities. It can help develop a stronger connection with higher realms of consciousness and spiritual guidance.

Physical Healing Properties: Prehnite is also believed to have various physical healing properties, although scientific evidence is limited. Some common physical healing properties associated with Prehnite include:

  1. Relaxation and Sleep: Prehnite is known for its calming and soothing energy. It can help promote relaxation, alleviate insomnia, and improve the quality of sleep.

  2. Digestive Support: Prehnite is believed to support healthy digestion and alleviate digestive issues such as bloating, indigestion, and nausea.

  3. Kidney Health: Prehnite is sometimes associated with kidney health. It is believed to support the kidneys' natural detoxification processes and promote overall kidney health.

How we use Prehnite

Prehnite is a versatile crystal that can be used in various ways to harness its soothing and nurturing energy and its potential healing properties. Below we have shared some of our favourite ways that us here at Yoga & Oils love to use our Prehnite.

Carry as a pocket stone

  • Keep a tumbled Prehnite stone in your pocket or purse to carry its calming energy with you. It can provide a sense of comfort and tranquility throughout the day.

Altar or sacred space

  • Place Prehnite on your altar or in your sacred space to create an environment conducive to spiritual practice, meditation, and inner reflection.

Gift giving

  • Share the soothing energy of Prehnite with loved ones as a thoughtful gift, particularly to support their spiritual journey or moments of inner reflection.

Wear as jewellery

  • Wear Prehnite Jewellery, such as pendants, earrings, or bracelets, to keep the crystal's energy close to your body throughout the day.

Home decor

  • Place Prehnite crystals or decorative items made of Prehnite in your living space to create a calming and harmonious environment.

Communication and expressiveness

  • Keep Prehnite near your workspace or in areas where you communicate frequently to enhance your ability to express yourself clearly and effectively.


  • Hold a piece of Prehnite in your hand or place it on your heart chakra during meditation. Its calming energy can help deepen your practice and facilitate inner peace.


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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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