Soft, soothing, and ever ready to tempt you back off the emotional ledge, Howlite is all about tempering the storm. This creamy white stone sometimes shot with silver veins is also known as White Buffalo, Sacred Buffalo, White Turquoise, Kaolinite, Lapis Howlite, and by its more scientific edged name of Silico Boro Calcite.
Howlite with its highly attuned every and purist snow-white color schemes oozes compassion and sensitivity. Whether by name or nature, it’s a healing crystal that seems to be gifted in the spiritual department.
Howlite is a stone of patience and perspective, for those who feel they need to slow it down, absorb, and clear the constant stream of chatter from the mind, it’s a crystal that marries you to a more mindful way of life.
Howlite comes with a whole host of healing benefits that soothes the body, mind, and spirit. Above everything it is an amazingly calming stone, ever ready to slow down the heartbeat, cool calamitous tempers, and show you the way of wisdom. It’s gentle vibration connects and flows, raising your own awareness and granting you clear vision. It’s pale coloring and calming nature also works best when paired with the intricate nature of Blue Lace Agate, the heart healer of Rose Quartz, the twinkle of Peridot, and the crown chakra connector of Amethyst.
Howlite may be a highly emotional stone but that doesn’t mean that it cuts corners when it comes to overall health and wellbeing. In the physical sense, Howlite with its bone white coloring can lend a hand when it comes to helping balance calcium levels in the body. With Howlite on hand you can strengthen the skeleton, grow luscious shiny hair, and let your pearly white teeth gleam. Along with radiant health, Howlite can also serve as a signal to the body that it needs more water to thrive. Whether sipping herbal tea or soaking in a detox bath, this is a stone that calls to the water element.
If you often find your mind is filled with a constant stream of noise, then Howlite is here to bring a spot of calm and contemplative silence. Everyone who has a mind that moves with the swinging branches of a million monkeys knows that sleep and respite can be tough to find. With Howlite on side, you can encourage those turbulent waves to settle and turn into a gentle flow.
For those who tend to be quick to anger and who rush in with a hot head, Howlite is like a long cool drink on a scorching day. It’s a stone that shows us that taking a moment to consider all angles before responding can often lead to better outcomes. This stone is an exceptional absorber of stress and tension, making it an amazing tool to have at hand during moments that can feel pressured. It invites you to approach the world with love and understanding and to communicate in a way that doesn’t pour fuel on a flickering flame. Even if you aren’t an angry person but often find yourself having to soothe a heated soul, Howlite gives you the strength to deal with anger in a way that is far from inflammatory while still ensuring your own boundaries and best interests are met.
A highly competent cleanser of negative energy, Howlite is here to mop up bad vibes and keep you connected with higher realms and on the path to purpose. It’s so easy for us all to get caught in the tangled webs of the world and to channel our energy into the minutiae. But Howlite is here to connect with the crown chakra and to remind us not to trawl through the swamp when we could be leaping towards serenity and knowledge. It’s a stone that is thirsty for knowledge across all avenues and in particular when it comes to spiritual knowledge. Howlite also connects to the third eye chakra, the place of our infinite inner wisdom and deep heartfelt intuition. For those who are excited to explore the possibility of past lives, Howlite can also assist in bringing those details into focus.
Heavenly Howlite deserves a place in your life, especially if you are seeking a stone that is all about attunement, inner vision, and calm conscious living. Whether you choose Howlite as a gorgeous gemstone bracelet adorning your wrist or if you look to having an alter or set of meditation tools that includes Howlite, there are many ways to bring even more healing and harmony into your world.
How to use: Once you bring Howlite into your home you can kick back and relax as this magic stone does its work. Howlite is all about detoxing environments and shaking the strands of anger away. If there is any tension in your home or workplace, then bringing in a piece of Howlite or hanging some Howlite beads can soak up all that negative energy, enhance communication and connection, and generally get everyone together on the same page. For those who struggle with sleeping at night or inviting the mind to shut down, you can also tuck a Howlite stone beneath your pillow and let the soothing nature of the snow and veining work its magic.
How to cleanse:
Its important to keep your Howlite gemstone cleansed and charged so its always ready for action. Gemstones are amazing tools at soaking up bad energy and channeling positivity, but it helps if they are cleaned regularly so they have a chance of putting down all that negative energy and making space. Howlite is easily cleansed either by running it under flowing water to discharge it or even by leaving it in a bowl of brown rice. Howlite also loves to be charged by moonlight so leaving it in a beam of milky white on a cold clear night can instantly up its energy levels and make it zing.