Rhodochrosite is one of my favourite stones. It is found with the most beautiful pink banding in Argentina. It can form in stalactites and in stunning gem grade quality.
METABOLISM & LUNGS
Healing: Alleviates stomach problems and disorders associated with food eg. food addictions, anorexia. Specifically used to detox and heal blood, liver, cancer. A very beneficial stone for those with asthma or other respiratory illnesses. Helps you filter out the irritants that trigger respiratory difficulty. Gently energises, blending courage, passion & strength to overcome trauma & depression.
Cool facts: The Incas believed that rhodochrosite is the blood of their former rulers, turned to stone, therefore it is sometimes called "Rosa del Inca" or "Inca Rose".