Larimar, also known as "Stefilia's Stone", is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Though born from volcanic activity, Larimar is one of the cardinal Water element stones. It serves as a balancer of Water and Fire energy in both the physical and emotional bodies and is actually one of the very few stones that can embody these polarities of energy. This is an excellent stone for healers and caretakers.
This beautiful stone is a powerful stone of balance, healing and nurturance. Its cooling and soothing energy can help calm extreme fear and explosive anger. It is known to reduce stress and all its physical and energetic effects. It is used to effectively reduce muscle tension, spasm and adhesions. It is also helpful in managing inflammation, infection, fever and other symptoms of excessive Fire element energy. It can be valuable in treating rashes, eczema, hives, psoriasis and other skin disorders that are normally caused by stress.
It is believed that Larimar is a powerful throat-chakra stone which can aid in communicating one's emotions and boundaries in a way others can hear and easily accept. It encourages emotional release during healing work and can help cleanse pain, fear, stress and anger. It is exceptional to those who are dealing with emotional fixations created during conception, infancy and birth.