“Allows for the recognition that there are no limitations and that, we are, in fact, all stars.” Melody- Love is in the Earth, A Kaleidoscope of Crystals

Helps to bring to life hidden forces and shows us that when one door closes, another opens. It also assists in clearing us from demanded responsibility and assists in purging all things from life that need to be eliminated so that we can continue to move on our path and progress.

Astrophyllite has a name that comes from the Greek words astron meaning “star” and phyllon meaning “leaf.” This seems very aptly named for the patterns it tends to grow in. It can be anywhere from a golden yellow cast to a bronze yellow with a metallic luster.

It’s a stone of self-knowledge and self-acceptance that promotes a feeling of well-being, and is said to be excellent for releasing unhealthy behavior patterns or bad habits. It can give us the ability to make major changes that move us forward in our life’s journey in a positive way. Astrophyllite grounds and calms, as well as protects.

In Crystal Healing layouts for couples, it can bring fidelity and honesty between partners by activating a soul-linking connection that allows the partners to “see into” the other’s soul. Astrophyllite is said to aid out-of-body experiences (astral travel) and act as a guide and protector while experiencing them. It is also said to help us become more aware of other people’s needs and become more sensitive to touch and perception. For this reason it is an excellent stone for those undergoing training in care-giving roles, massage or acupressure.

Astrophyllite can energetically protect against radiation and electromagnetic fields and can support detoxification on an energetic or physical level. In folklore and crystal healing, Astrophyllite is said to be helpful for ADD, ADHD, anxiety, eliminating fat deposits, seizures, and helping with cellular regeneration. Astrophyllite is related to all of the chakras and can energize each with the necessary energy to align with the soul’s purpose. It is said to be of benefit to the reproductive system and help regulate hormonal systems, PMS and menopause.

It can direct light into the darkest recesses of our being and allow us to perceive and understand our shadow sabotage self. By knowing and accepting our whole, we can choose to live to our full potential.

Affirmation: I know and accept myself in all my qualities, past and present dimensions, and call forth the highest manifestation of my spiritual purpose to guide me in every way.


Carol Clarke is an USUI Reiki Master and Melody certified TAOMCHI Master Crystologist in Plymouth, MI. She has been working with crystals and minerals for many years and loves sharing her knowledge about them. She offers many different types of crystal healing techniques. If you would like to attend or host a crystal class or would like an appointment, please call Bodyworks Healing Center at 734-416-5200 or visit


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