Diopside occurs in white to light green, darker green, gray or greenish black, reddish brown and yellow-brown. The energy of this mineral depends upon the hue.
Black diopside is used to establish a connection and grounding with the earth, while Green diopside is used for balancing and healing. It energizes the third eye, heart and sacral hara chakra.
Green diopside promotes emotional well being and to love oneself and others.
Diopside is used by healers to assist in regeneration after a surgery or physical trauma. Women experiencing menopause find it helpful in calming the emotions and physical changes. It is used as an aid in healing after a heart attack or other heart troubles. It has been used for regeneration to heal the lungs from damage caused by smoking.