“Apache Tears are strong stones for spiritual grounding and they are also powerful for psychic protection. They will raise your ability to recognize the approach of menacing situations, where you may be at risk. Like other types of Black Obsidian… they will absorb negative energy. This makes Apache Tears powerful tools to cleanse your auric field of negativity.
This is extremely useful if you are a healer… as they will aid your work by ensuring you are kept safe. Their historical meaning is interesting… as these stones are powerful to heal you… if you are feeling grief and emotional distress.
These are very useful stones for anyone to use, but if you are a healer… or if you are doing any spiritual development work, there are strong advantages to using these stones. Their energy works within the base chakra… where it will move excess energy down into the earth chakra for grounding with Mother Gaia.
The energy of the Apache Tears will strengthen the blood and the immune system… and they will help the body to assimilate Vitamin C and D.
Their energy within the sacral chakra helps to aid the removal of disharmonious energies in relationships.
They assist with the reduction of toxins in the body by aiding their removal. They may calm muscle spasms and enhance vitality and strength within the body.
Within the heart chakra their energy will assist the emotional body to heal… from old issues of an emotional nature. They may bring through joy as they encourage you to feel more positive about life. Because they do absorb so much negativity…. they will need to be regularly cleansed using one of the methods for cleansing crystals.
NOTE: Some other very strong stones you may wish to combine with them are Smokey Quartz, Black Tourmaline, Boji Stones and Red Garnet.”
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