Vitality ~ Concentration ~ Protection

History of Pyrite

Pyrite, commonly known as "Fool's Gold," is a captivating mineral renowned for its resemblance to gold and rich history of use. It has been treasured for centuries by different cultures, including the Greeks, Romans, and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, who attributed protective and healing qualities to it. Pyrite is prized not only for its appearance but also for its metaphysical and physical healing properties, believed to encompass abundance, confidence, protection, and vitality. 

Pyrite Healing Properties

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

  1. Protection and Shielding: Pyrite is believed to have strong protective energies, shielding against negative energies and psychic attacks. It can help create a protective barrier around one's aura, promoting a sense of safety and security.

  2. Manifestation and Abundance: Pyrite is often associated with manifestation and abundance. It is believed to enhance one's willpower, motivation, and manifestation abilities, helping to attract wealth, success, and prosperity.

  3. Vitality and Confidence: Pyrite is thought to boost vitality, energy levels, and confidence. It can help overcome feelings of lethargy or self-doubt, promoting a sense of empowerment and motivation.

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

  1. Boosting Energy and Stamina: Pyrite is thought to increase energy levels and stamina, promoting overall physical well-being. It can help combat fatigue and support the body's vitality.

  2. Respiratory Health: Pyrite is sometimes associated with respiratory health. It is believed to support the respiratory system, alleviate symptoms of asthma or bronchitis, and promote overall lung health.

  3. Digestive Support: Pyrite is believed to support healthy digestion and alleviate digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, and constipation.

How we use Pyrite

Below we have shared some of our favourite ways that us here at Yoga & Oils love to use our Pyrite.

Home decor

  • Place pyrite crystals or decorative items made of pyrite strategically in your living space or workspace. Pyrite is associated with abundance and vitality, so having it in your environment may help foster a positive and energizing atmosphere.


  • Before or during meditation, hold a pyrite crystal in your hand or place it on your solar plexus chakra, which is located just above the navel. As you meditate, focus on your intentions for confidence, manifestation, or protection, allowing pyrite's energy to support your practice.


  • Choose pyrite jewelry items that you resonate with, such as necklaces, bracelets, or rings. Wear them regularly to keep pyrite's energy close to your body, which is believed to enhance your confidence and protective qualities.

Crystal grids

  • Create a crystal grid using pyrite and other compatible crystals, such as citrine for abundance or black tourmaline for protection. Arrange the crystals in a geometric pattern, placing pyrite in a central or prominent position to amplify the desired energy.


I am grounded, confident, and abundant. I attract positive energy and opportunities into my life. The energy of pyrite surrounds me, providing strength and protection. I am open to the flow of prosperity and success.

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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