Axinite is an uncommon stone that grows within the cracks and fissures of Granite. It is often difficult to source and has been found only in France, Mexico, Russia and the United States. Axinite’s name is derived from its shape – it grows in wedge shaped crystals, with sharp edges resembling an axe.
Axinite is a powerful grounding stone that carries that ability to bring the energies of the Earth Star Chakra up through the feet and into the body. In this way it works to balance one’s physical energies while increasing vitality and stamina. It can be an energetic balm for the physical bodies of those who are on their feet for long hours – teachers, those in the retail and restaurant industries, and nurses would all benefit from keeping a piece of Axinite on their person. It can also be used to do healing work on the feet. One can increase their physical vitality significantly by working with, or wearing Axinite together with Moldavite.
In terms of the Spiritual body, Axinite acts as a helpful energy that can be powerful when used in deep meditation. It facilitates access to the subconscious and the superconscious – it is said to be able to guide one toward direct access to ancient knowledge, while in a deep meditative state. It also improves the memory helping the user with dream and subconscious recall. Useful in physical and astral travel alike, as it is aligned with both the Root and Third Eye Chakras. It channels energy from the Root to the Ajna Chakra, realigning the physical with the spiritual.
Axinite is powerful stone that offers both grounding, and enhanced spiritual journeying. It channels energy up from the Earth Star Chakra, through the feet, spine, and chakric column, to the 3rd eye; healing and clearing the cells of the body along the way. It is an excellent gift for those who stand for long hours doing physical work, or metaphysically for those who practice or are exploring dreamwork.