Ancient Greeks named the stone Selenite from their word meaning “moon” which is derived from the name of the Moon Goddess Selene who was greatly worshiped in Greek mythology. Selenite was used by ancient Greeks as windows to help reflect sunlight within so that they could see more clearly. Other lore says that God had to take a deep breath while making all of creation, producing divine light which was then shattered as he exhaled, these pieces of shattered divine light are said to be Selenite. Ancient Mesopotamian civilizations also used Selenite in different rituals to ward off evil. Some cultures believed that hanging a piece of Selenite on a fruit tree would help the fruit grow at a higher rate.
Selenite helps you communicate with spirit guides and angelic beings. It is a great stone to connect with past lives. Selenite is one of the few stones that does not ever need to be cleansed, and can be used to cleanse other stones. They are wonderful conductors of energy making them the perfect healing wand/magic wand. It is also a wonderful protection stone. Place a piece of Selenite in the corners of your home to create a peaceful, safe environment that will not be disturbed by outside influences.
Quickly opens and activates the Third Eye, Crown Chakra, and Soul Star above the head, making it wonderful for meditation as it stimulates the flow of spiritual energies, and helps draw ones Higher Self and higher awareness into consciousness during everyday life. In mediation it can help in integrating both the left and right sides of the brain. Selenite brings light into the energetic bodies and clears energy blocks allowing a freer flow of energy, providing clarity and expanding of one’s awareness.
~ Selenite provides flexibility in one’s nature and strengthens decision-making.
~ Helps tap in to the Divine.
~ When attaching other stones to Selenite the properties of the other stones are magnified.