Prehnite Meanings

This mineral was first discovered by A.G. Werner in 1788. Werner named it after the Dutch military colonel Hendrik von Prehn, who was responsible for the region where this mineral was found.

Other Stone Name(s): Karoo Stone, Grape Jade

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Prehnite occurrence:

Prehnite has a delicate yellow-green color, occasionally white or translucent portions are mixed in. Since the first discovery, prehnite has been found in China, Scotland, Australia, the United States, and New Zealand. In 2000, an extremely rare occurrence of orange prehnite was discovered at the N’chwaning mine in South Africa. By 2002, the vein was completely depleted and no more orange prehnite has been found to date.

Effects of Prehnite

As yet, not much is known about its powers compared to many stones that have been popular. Basic information about its properties is available, but there is much still to be learned!

Being a stone of healers, it was not mentioned as often as other stones. He was not so often used for the public.

Healers deal with other people’s physical and psychological problems on a daily basis, they also need daily rituals to cleanse their own aura and balance their energy. Prehnite is the suitable stone to get rid of energies and “baggage” that does not serve the healer.

Prehnite is said to have the ability to enhance precognition and prophetic abilities, allowing one to visualize the path ahead and prepare accordingly. Prehnite has a soft, gentle energy and offers an essence of unconditional love.


Prehnite revitalizes the body by renewing the energy within, and allowing chi to flow freely throughout the body.

Prehnite stimulates the metabolism of fat and accelerates the removal of toxins stored in it. This stone stimulates all regeneration processes of the body.


Prehnite encourages the release of both physical and emotional “baggage” or anything that no longer serves and facilitates acceptance of self and others.

Chakra Healing and Balancing with Prehnite :

Prehnite is one of the very few stones in that links our heart directly to our solar plexus chakra. It is also often associated with the third eye chakra. Instead of leading each day with our distracted and confused minds, Prehnite helps us lead with our hearts.

When the solar plexus chakra is out of balance, you may feel critical of others, be a bully, and feel the need for constant change. You may also feel that you are not recognized for your accomplishments or have difficulty learning new tasks.
Use this stone on the solar plexus chakra to bring empathy into your life and enhance your psychic abilities. It will open your psychic abilities.

Prehnite Spiritual Energy:

Known as the stone of prophecy, Prehnite will increase the brain’s ability to process information, receive information, and increase mental alertness. It will help you process hard truths, and develop an innerstanding of who you truly are.

It would make the perfect crystal ball to use for energy work and looking into the past and future. You can use this magical ball for visualization, and to connect to your higher self, your astral self, extraterrestrial beings, and other dimensions. It is also used for dream recall, and lucid dreaming.

Prehnite is considered the “stone of dreaming”; it is believed to increase the power of the dream state, enhance lucid dreaming, and promote communication with other planes of existence.

Prehnite & Meditation:

In meditation, Prehnite will guide you to know which doors in life you need to open. It is powerful to connect you to your higher self, and connects you to the universal wisdom. You will leave the meditation with an inner knowing of what you need to do, how to do it, and why you are doing it.

When meditating with a piece of Prehnite or sleeping next to it, one can feel a stronger connection to a higher dimension. Interestingly, people who work with Prehnite often have contact with spiritual beings and their guardian angels. This mineral is a powerful communication stone simply because the heart is open and in contact with our will.

Our desire for knowledge and answers is endless, even on a subconscious level. Not to mention that in deep meditation or powerful REM sleep, our heart strives to grow, thrive and heal. Prehnite will put people who live passively into a higher vibration and help them stay in tune with their inner energy.

Prehnite as Goddess crystal:

Prehnite can be a stone to honor Vesta, the Roman Goddess of Home and Fire. Prehnite´s beautiful green color representing the new warmth of Spring and the earth.

Prehnite as Zodiac Stone:

Prehnite is about protection, healing, unconditional love and joy, which goes right in line with the qualities of Capricorns.
Is also a healing stone for Libras by helping to calm their sometimes overactive minds that can cause unnecessary worry and fear.

Traditional Birth Stone:

Prehnite is not a birthstone

Prehnite Talismans and Amulets:

Prehnite is a Dispeller crystal. Dispellers are crystals that form in the orthorhombic crystal system. They are very helpful talismans for mental and spiritual problems.

Sometimes in life you feel the need to get rid of things you no longer need or want. You want to get rid of pain, illness, worries and a variety of unpleasant feelings, then you need such a dispeller crystal like Prehnite

Prehnite Gem Water:


Calcium aluminium phyllosilicate (orthorhombic, prim.)


Attention, respect, acceptance, acknowledgement. Helps with accepting oneself and others and accepting unpleasant truths Dissolves mechanisms of suppression and avoidance. Encourages the dissolving of fat-soluble substances; stimulates the metabolism and renewal processes and helps with problems with overweight
[Goebel, Joachim; Gienger, Michael. (S.85). ]


All methods are suitable.


A gently effective gem water.

Prehnite cleaning, charging and discharging

Prehnite can lose some of its color over time when exposed to light and air. Therefore, store this stone in a cool, dark place in an opaque container. This stone is also brittle and splits easily, so it must be stored in a padded envelope or box.

To charge your prehnite, first hold it in your hands under running water. If you can find a natural spring, that’s great, but if not, a faucet will do.
When you are satisfied with how the energy of the water has cleansed the stone, place your prehnite in direct moonlight overnight.

Footnote: - quoted books
Book of stones by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian ;
The Crystal Bible Volume 1 Godsfield Bibles
The Crystal Bible Volume 2 Godsfield Bibles
Stones of the New Consciousness: Healing, Awakening and Co-creating with Crystals, Minerals and Gems
Stones of the Goddess: Crystals for the Divine Feminine
Ultimate Guide to Crystal Grids by Hall, J
Wicca Crystal Magic A Wiccan Guide of Magical Healing Crystal to Learn the Secrets and the Power of Gems and Stones; A Fundamental Illustration About ... How to Practice Rituals and Crystal Spells


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