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Kyanite is a Barrier Strengthener Crystal. Barrier Crystals are rather rare and powerful. With the inner form of a trapezium, a structure with no right angles, a triclinic crystalline structure gives a crystal strength in all directions allowing it to providing barriers to attack from all directions simultaneously. These Barrier crystals are very effective amulets for defending yourself from the misfortunes of this world.
It can be a dangerous world. Disease, war, famine, heartbreak, accidents, and misfortunes of all kinds can await us. Ships founder, cars crash, the flu spreads. The Barrier crystals are useful when you want to protect yourself from such misadventures. They can aid you in your efforts to prevent mishaps and keep away from harm. The minerals that form in the triclinic, Barrier crystal structure are the true protection crystals.
This stone with its green color is one of the natural birthstones for those born in mid spring (20 April - 20 May)
Green Kyanite is associated with the Fourth Chakra, the Heart Chakra.
It is used in emotional healing when someone needs to recover from emotional trauma, become more aware of the needs of his or her heart, and in efforts to improve one’s ability to express love.
When it is in balance we can express what we think and what we feel. We can communicate our ideas, beliefs, and emotions. When the throat chakra is in balance and open, we can bring our personal truth out into the world.
Green Kyanite brings wood elemental energy and is associated with the East, Family, Ancestors, and Community. Use this mineral in the East area of a room or home if you want to keep Qui, the Universal Life Force flowing properly there.
The crystal's green rays will enhance energy flow in the area aiding your efforts that are devoted to enhancing family and community. This particular crystal will assure the proper flow of love and affection within a room or home.
Kyanite is used as a meditation crystal when your are striving to give up a bad habit, or break a cycle of destructive behavior. It will focus the Universal Life Force on your efforts to be strong and resist the temptation that has caused you harm.
Melody reports that Kyanite is a key meditation stone. It will get you into a meditative state when no other crystal is helping. It is also reported to aid in the recall of dreams. The Encyclopedia of Crystals also notes the power of Kyanite to aid in meditation.