Barite is thought to have been extensively used by the Native Americans in their religious practices. Apparently, the Natives used it to shape shift as well as to go from the physical world to the spiritual.
Working with Barite can increase your understanding of how natural energy flows through living systems, which makes it a helpful stone for anyone involved in health care or the healing arts.
Barite is an excellent stone for balancing brain chemistry and enhancing the mechanical function of the brain cells and synapses. It assists in situations of degenerative brain disease. Barite assists in memory and information retention.
Barite promotes the connection of mind and body. It repairs, heals and reconnects the mind and body.
Barite can assist you in releasing attachment to the forms or structures of your life that are based in fear. It generates a sense of excitement about manifesting your spiritual purpose, combined with a willingness to do what it takes to accomplish that goal. It helps you in recognizing where you must let go and allow change in order for evolution to occur.
Barite can inspire you with new ideas for solving old problems and can help you learn to hear your inner voice
Many healers believe that Barite increases your overall supply of ‘Chi’ or life energy. Simply increasing the amount of energy available can be unproductive or even dangerous if you don’t know how to channel it, but Barite can also provide ideas as to how to use your increased energy for your own benefit or to improve your community and environment.
Some say that Barite is used to promote and stimulate the dream state, allowing you to remember your dreams. It assists you in finding your highest purpose and the vehicle through which to manifest that purpose on earth.