Selenite or The Protection Stone is a variety of gypsum, calcium sulphide with filaments, which is readily cleaved into natural wands or sheets. It is a very soft stone which can be scratched easily with a fingernail. The name selenite comes from the Greek word Selene, meaning Moon.
Emotionally selenite is a protection stone, helping in the knowing and controlling ones emotions, likewise in defining and owning your emotions.
Subconsciously it brings calmness in case of irritability and hyperactivity and also a sense of protection against loosing control.
Mentally selenite affects the conscious perception and overcoming of obsolete thinking models that one has.
Physically it helps to bringing the fever down and and has a tonic effect to the tissues.
Application Selenite is a stone of powerful intuition and psychic awareness through its influence on the third eye chakra. You can access past lives and do past life work and healing with it. It is also beneficial for psychic efforts, especially clairvoyance.
Meditation and spiritual development are eased and promoted by selenite.
It is primarily associated with the Crown and Third Eye chakras. It is also related to the sacral chakra.
Selenite is also a stone of truth and honesty. This promotes good business practices as well as honesty in other types of relationships. The Selenite slabs are used fore cleansing other stones. For spiritual use place on the third eye chakra , for the rest use as touch stone or as a decoration item for the room you want to achieve a relaxing effect.
Selenite is associated with the moon it is named for. This brings associations and energies of the unconscious, instinct, subconscious, and emotional well-being. The moon association also brings water energy to the fore, creating the flexibility and intuition.
Do not expose your selenite to direct fire or heat sources because it will turn into chalk and proprieties of the stone will be lost.
HEALING CRYSTAL MEANINGS ARE SPIRITUAL SUPPORTS TO HEALING, NOT PRESCRIPTION OR HEALTHCARE INFORMATION.
References: Michael Gienger – Crystal Power, Crystal Healing the complete handbook.