Iolite is a variety of Cordierite. Iolite stimulates the imagination and is a stone of vision. These stones help you to envision and imagine the manifestation of your goals and your life. In ancient times Iolite was used for astral travel. This mineral strengthens the auric field and etheric body.
Iolite is useful for treating throat problems and for headaches. The stone helps to develop clairvoyance, and stimulate psychic abilities and intuition.
Shamans and healers use these crystals to invite supportive spirits and ensure protection during healing and astral journeys.
Iolite calms the mind and support metabolic balance.
Iolite is found in Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Madagascar. It is usually blue or violet in color, but it can be grey, green, and aqua.