Octahedrons promote forgiveness, compassion and empathy, for both oneself and others. The shape encourages one to reflect inwards upon the self, then outwards towards others – showing how all our interactions reflect upon each other.Octahedrons – with their associated sacred geometry principles are connected with the element of air, and in turn the heart chakra. They help one push past mental blocks and open the mind to limitless possibilities and solutions.
One of the most powerful ways to access the benefits of this sacred crystal shape – is to place a Octahedron on ones heart, relax and breath the color of the octahedron into your heart center. Listen to your breath and let thoughts and feelings to gently raise to the surface and flow away as if riding upon a gentle river flow. Keep the flow moving and try not to “analyze” what is happening. Repressed feelings and emotions will come to the surface and be dealt with and washed away in a gentle and loving fashion. ..from crystal-information.com