SODALITE - Did you know that sodalite contains a lot of salt?  It does.  Back in the time of antiquity it was known as the stone of all artist because of itís ability to promote inspiration and creativity.  It was not favored well in the middle ages but has regained it popularity in modern times.  This stone unites logic and intuition while eliminating mental confusion.  It calms the mind allows information to be received. It is considered a good stone to reduce high blood pressure and promotes a calming effect on the thyroid gland.  Sodalite is most effective on the third eye.  This stone should be worn or carried around as a touchstone for long periods of time.  It should be discharged weekly or whenever the stone becomes cloudy, by running it underwater.  To recharge, place the stone in water together with rock crystals.