Green Prehnite – The Stone of Unconditional Love and Healing
Green Prehnite is a stone that has many excellent qualities and magical powers.
This green colored gemstone is a crystal that is known to ‘heal the healer’.
Green Prehnite will attune you to the divine energies and help you to truly feel the unconditional love of the universe.
Throughout this article you will find properties, uses, characteristics, the history, and even folklore of this beautiful stone, Green Prehnite.
Use the table of contents to navigate this post, or read on to dive in and learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the awesome powers of Green Prehnite.
What does Green Prehnite look like?
Green prehnite is typically pale or mint green to yellowish/brownish green.
Green Prehnite is a transparent to translucent mineral that is composed of hydrous calcium aluminium silicate that occurs in botryoidal masses with rigid surfaces.
Prehnite forms in cavities of volcanic basalt and in some metamorphic rocks.
It is considered a secondary or second stage mineral, meaning that the crystal did not form during the initial volcanic activity, but instead the crystals were formed by events caused by the volcano, much after the fact.
Typically, Green Prehnite builds quite thick crystals with coarse textures.
However, Prehnite of exquisite gem quality has also been discovered as well.
Green Prehnite is a fairly strong crystal, quite resistant to pressures and scratching, especially when polished.
The color of Prehnite fades when it is extracted and exposed to air.
When polished, Green Prehnite has a pearly luster.
What chakras is Green Prehnite associated with?
Green Prehnite predominantly a heart chakra stone, but the stone also affects the solar chakra as well.
To help you to always be prepared, and bring the environment peace and protection as well as
To help you to do the things that you want to achieve, from a heart based perspective, use Green Prehnite.
From a solar chakra perspective, Green Prehnite links your heart with your will, and brings you peace and joy, and will help to relieve worry.
Green Prehnite Associations
- Candle Color: Pale Green
- Chakras: Heart and Solar
- Element: Earth, Water
- Flowers/Plants: Almond blossom, clover and lavender
- Herbs/Incenses/Oils: Bergamot, moss, peppermint and thyme
- Hardness: 6-6.5
- Associated Crystals: Bowenite, peridot and serpentine
- Deities: Freya
- Powers: Psychic & Dream Work
- Planet: Venus
- Zodiac Stone: Libra
- Vibration Number: 5
- Rarity: Common
Why would you use Green Prehnite?
Green Prehnite has many different healing properties.
This stone will help you to live by your heart rather than your mind.
This gemstone will help to calm down your mind’s worry and pick up on the heart’s electromagnetic field rather than the brain’s.
Renowned by healers and shamans and psychics alike, Green Prehnite is known as a very spiritual stone.
Green Prehnite can help you to connect with your spirit guide and the angels.
Nicknamed ’emotional soap’, it releases emotional debris from the aura and connects our hearts to nature and the planet earth.
This gemstone will be particularly helpful for women who work in a male dominated work place or field.
Green Prehnite is a great gemstone to use for grounding purposes.
This stone helps to ground your excess energy down to the earth and back to Mother Gaia to be recycled and renewed.
Green Prehnite also encourages you to connect your heart to the heart of mother nature herself and become more aware of your footprint on this earth we call home.
By grounding to the earth you discharge excess spiritual energy and help yourself to feel more at peace in your own unique physical being.
Green Prehnite is a great stone if you need to learn personal discipline, as it supports it and aids in your natural want to surrender to divine will.
Because of Prehnite ability to vibrate very rapidly between the visible and invisible planes of existence, some Shamanistic traditions treat it as sacred stone.
Green Prehnite is a great stone to use in stressful situations
This is because the gemstone has the ability to help you to change your perception as to what is important and reminds you to prioritize by importance.
Physically, Green Prehnite has been said to heal problems in the kidney and bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest, and lungs. It is also good for the common cold as it has the ability to strengthen the immune system.
Some also believe that Green Prehnite helps sufferers of claustrophobia.
This gemstone also helps you to gain a deep love and trust in the universe and helps you to know that everything you need will be provided to you.
Metaphysical uses for Green Prehnite
Green Prehnite is a very effective stone to help induce lucid dreaming.
It is also a great stone to use for recalling dreams from the previous night.
For these reasons, many psychics place Green Prehnite under their pillows or near their bed to have access to its intense powers.
It is best to show love to your prehnite stone and ask it to help induce longer lucid dreams and more vivid dream recognition.
This is most helpful before you dream as the energy has already been paced out into the open.
This gemstone seals the auric field in a protective shield of divine energy, so it is very effective to use at times such as lucid dreaming or even meditating.
Many practicing psychics place the stone touching their skin for the most effective vibrational energy of the stone.
Green Prehnite is an energy amplifier and strengthens the life force, aiding in spiritual growth.
Because of this ability, it can be used with any divination tools.
Prehnite is known as the prophecy stone and helps to induce deep meditative states.
Psychics and shamans are known to keep Green Prehnite near or on them during these rituals to help them to connect with the divine and see more clearly with their third eyes.
This gemstone is great to keep in the bedroom as its natural vibration helps to alleviate nightmares as well as dispel unpleasant memories.
This crystal will help you to let go of old painful memories by helping to brush away the feelings of avoidance to the truth and assist in facing, understanding, and ultimately ridding yourself of the pain of that particular memory.
It is also known to help you to release deep fears.
Green Prehnite is also a great stone to use for distance healing.
Because of this many reiki masters and practitioners use this stone to help aid their clients.
Prehnite boosts prophetic abilities, and is a good stone to use when working with tarot or crystal balls.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, place Green Prehnite on the third eye chakra for prophesy, visualization and guidance.
For Gaia Healing, Prehnite may placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy.
Prehnite is a useful stone for gridding work, as it calms the environment creating peace and protection.
Green Prehnite is a stone that can help you to ‘learn to be a psychic’.
Amplifying your already natural abilities, Green Prehnite enhances those psychic gifts and helps to move you to a higher spiritual level.
Regular meditation while using this gemstone will help you to develop your intuition or, if psychic abilities are already present, it will help you to become more accurate.
Green Prehnite has been known as the stone of prophecy.
It enhances your own clairsentience, or inner knowing, and it will help you to develop or intensify this gift, resulting in the gift of prophecy.
Green Prehnite will also help you to find your true calling in life and see the powerful potential that lies within you.
This stone is great when working with the astral realms as well as past life work.
For best results from deep dream work, use Green Prehnite with a dream pillow.
Due to this gift, this gemstone is also known to be a stone to aid in being prepared at all times.
As an elixir, Green Prehnite clears toxins from the body and balances the emotions.
Although due to the aluminum that the stone contains, it is of best interest to use Green Prehnite in an indirect way to make an elixir rather than submerging the stone in the water.
It is said that Green Prehnite has the ability to bring out your ability to recognize the truth in everyday situations.
It is said that this stone is so powerful that it will give you instinctual spiritual and divine messages when things are about to turn.
Green Prehnite is also said to be a great stone to aid in overcoming addiction, due to the stone’s ability to increase your willpower.
This gemstone has the ability to strengthen your spiritual vibration and aid you in connecting with divine beings such as the archangels and other celestial beings.
Green Prehnite is specifically known to help you connect with Archangel Raphael, but it can also help you to connect to extra terrestrial beings and beings of other dimensions.
Green Prehnite is said to balance the body's meridians and help you to say ‘No’ to unreasonable requests as well.
The affirmation that Green Prehnite teaches us is: I place my personal power in the service of the heart, and my will is willing to do as the heart desires.
Another powerful affirmation to use while working with Green Prehnite is: I am healed.
Green Prehnite Folklore
Many other green, yellow-green, or yellow stones pair well with Green Prehnite and will benefit or their own powers will be amplified by the energy of Green Prehnite.
These stones include: Peridot, Green Jade, Green Tourmaline, Emeralds, Heliodor, or Adamite.
To enhance your communications with the divine beings or being of higher realms as well as strengthen and elevate your vibration, us stones with a naturally higher vibration such as: Natrolite, Moldavite, or Scolecite.
To connect with angels pair with Angelite or Angel Phantom Quartz.
To bring peace of mind and aid in diminishing racing thoughts, pair Green Prehnite with: Lilac Lepidolite, Lithium Quartz, Kunzite or Amblygonite as they are calming stones in general as well.
How to cleanse Green Prehnite
Green Prehnite should be charged in the moonlight.
If moonlight is not readily available when you need to charge your Green Prehnite, you can charge it under lukewarm water for about ten minutes.
Make sure that the water is running over the crystal and not lying stagnant.
Great crystals to charge alongside Green Prehnite are tumbled Rose Quartz or other rock stones.
History of Green Prehnite
First described in 1788, when it was found in South Africa, it was named after Colonel Hendrik Von Prehn who had commanded the Dutch military forces from 1768 to 1780.
Interestingly enough, Green Prehnite is one of the first minerals to be named after a historical person.
Until recently, prehnite was a rare collector's gemstone, but new deposits have now made it more readily available.
Prehnite was originally classified as a Zeolite, due to the fact that it usually forms in the same areas and under similar conditions as the Zeolite.
The gemstone is normally found in grape like formations.
This crystal can be found in Australia, China, South Africa, Scotland and in New Jersey, USA.
Prehnite can also occur as a growth over another mineral.
Pale green prehnite masses are found in Scotland. Dark green or greenish brown masses are found in Australia.