Apophylite is named after the Greek word, apophylliso, meaning ”it flakes off” which brings relation to the fact that it loses a large amount of water content when heated causing the crystals to flake off. Typically a secondary mineral is found in volcanic rocks such as Basalt. Bringing spiritual awakening, enlightenment and vision, Apophylite is often used in meditation. Most effective on the crown chakra but is often used on the third eye chakra as well. Apophylite is a calming stone, helping to soothe anxieties and worries, to ease restlessness and stimulate concentration by bringing peace of mind. A strong healer for the respiratory system, Apophylite can be helpful with asthma and lung disorders. It has also been useful in the treatment of eye disorders.