The Epidot, or Unakite gemstone family, stone takes it's name from the Greek word epidosis, meaning "growing together", and it is these materials bound together that conveys the meaning that what comes together, belongs together.
Being an altered granite composed of salmon-pink feldspar, green epidote, and quartz, Unakite is often referred to as epidotized granite. Good quality Unakite is considered a semiprecious stone and is often made into beads, cabochons, paperweights, and carved into forms such as eggs, spheres, and animals.
The splashes of soft peach against a fresh green colored background makes Unakite a much beloved and magical gemstone.
Legend tells us that one who caries epidote will find things that have been lost. Unakite can also help you remain powerful in situations where you may be more likely to become a victim.
Astrological : Gemini and Libra
A mottled green stone with pink markings, Unakite is a stone with gentle but powerful energy.
Unakite is associated with transpersonal healing, balances emotions, and encourages higher Love. Unakite brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion. Unakite can help with healing of abandonment and separation issues and gently releases blocks from old heart wounds.
Unakitehas also been said that Unakite is a good stone for gardening, and can help one find their animal spirit guide or totem.
Unakite (sometimes spelled Unikite) is a stone with gentle but powerful energy. Unakite can assist one in finding one's animal guide. It is also a stone that is helpful for gardening. Unakite is also a good protection stone. Unakite brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion.
Unakite is considered to be very helpful for pregnancy and childbirth.
The Pink Fieldspar in Unakite encourages you to love yourself for who you are, which in turn allows you to attract and keep the love of others.
Unakite is said to be of benefit to the female reproductive system and during pregnancy. Unakite is also said to provide support to those recovering from a major illness or convalescing.
Placing Unakite in a room, either as a large piece or as several small tumble stones in a bowl, is said to bring in a gentle calming energy.
Unakite is believed to be helpful in reducing the effects of electromagnetic smog. For this reason it can be beneficial to place a piece on top of, or near, the television set.
Carrying the Unakite gemstone as a companion stone will help you to maintain a balance between your spiritual and physical lives. Allowing them to join forces in assisting you to create the life you need Unakite is excellent at removing obstacles to your personal growth. Whether it is an issue from childhood or last month's divorce that is draining your energy and holding you back. Meditations with this Unakite gemstone will aid in releasing pain and anger that you are having trouble letting go of.
You may use Unakite to build your self-confidence, as it strengthens your courage, assisting you in taking control of the aspects of your life that you can yield power over. Giving you confidence to transform anger and fear into positive constructive energies. Like love and compassion for yourself.
HEALING PROPERTIES Unakite is said to benefit the organs, especially the heart, circulatory system, muscle, soft tissue, female reproductive system, male reproductive system (to a lesser extent), and can ease pregnancy and the birthing process.
Unakite draws out disharmony in the tissues and fascia resulting in a release of negative cellular memory and an increase in fluidity and relaxation.
Unakite cycles through the organs, lymphatic system, and soft tissues, raising the superphysical vibratory rate. Tissues will relax while gaining elasticity and resilience. Relaxes muscles allowing them to reduce their tightness and unknot. It feels like a hot bath or massage.
Healers believe that Unakite's ability to unleash buried emotional pain and to also aid in the body's healing process.
Since many illness begin as an unhealed trauma to our psyche, letting go of emotions you're clutching to aids the body's tissue in relaxing on a cellular level. Unakite promotes healthier organs, muscles and soft tissue.
Unakite is recommended for a safe pregnancy (as is Moonstone) and the healthy growth of the infant while in its mother's womb. The Unakite gemstone may also be helpful in achieving targeted weight gain to specific areas of the body.
Unakite enhances weight gain, where required and aids the growth of skin tissue and hair.
Unakite guides our intuition and allows us to get to the core of the underlying problem and begin to heal it.