Diopside is a Mother Earth gemstone which uses your Root Chakra to bond you with the natural Elements and graces of the Earth. For those who consider themselves guardians of nature this gemstone is an empowerment for your organic efforts. Diopside is a highly active stone for your spiritual energy and stimulating your divine energy for paths to enlightenment. Diopside also works well with the Heart Chakra to give you motivation and confidence for pursuing paths of love.
This green gemstone is also thought to be able to improve intellect and encourages the desire of one to learn. According to metaphysical beliefs, chrome diopside is used to help alleviate aggression or stubbornness while in turn enhancing love and commitment.
comes from the Greek words "di" and "opsis," which mean "two" and "vision." It's no surprise then that this stone was viewed as one of visualization and was sometimes placed on the forehead to help encourage good dreams by ancient peoples. Other cultures believed green diopside had come from the tree of life. Many people buried their dead with the gemstone to ensure renewal of their life.
Those who use gemstones for healing have been known to use chrome diopside in the treatment of headaches, to regulate blood pressure, to encourage recovery after illness and to help those who suffer from addiction. Chrome diopside is not a traditional birthstone, but it is associated with the zodiac sign of Pisces as well as Gemini and Virgo.