Indigo is the color of the deep midnight sky. Indigo is the symbol of spiritual attainment, self-mastery and wisdom. Indigo is considered the ray of the Holy Spirit and Planet Venus. A mix of blue color and violet, it is the color indicating knowledge, dignity and Intuition. Indigo is the color associated with the Third Eye Chakra or Brow Chakra located between the eyes which represents intelligence and psychic power. The Third eye or 6th Chakra is associated with the pituitary gland, eyes, nose, ears and skeletal system. It has to do with perception and is the seat of understanding that affects how we see the world we live in and how we make sense of what is being perceived. Indigo rays can help restore long buried soul memories. It assists and guides our inner journey to cosmic knowledge. For healing, it is of great value in the treatment of mental disorders. Too much indigo can make one egoistic, intolerant and develop a superiority complex whereas too little indigo can make one become oversensitive, fearful and undisciplined. Balancing the third eye chakra can help remove confusion or indecision and increase the ability to see clearly and make important distinctions. Indigo can therefore help us focus on personal issues, develop intuition and inner communication and help see things from a new perspective. Indigo can be of great assistance in dealing with ailments of the ears, nose and eyes. Indigo gemstones like Iolite and Azurite are bearers of the indigo ray and can help in nourishing and supporting the skeletal system including the bones, ligaments, joints and cartilage and guide to cosmic knowledge. Given below is a short description of the indigo gemstones.

Azurite Gemstone: Azurite is a blue colored stone. It is formed from the oxidation of copper ores. It is a good stone for those who want to move on or let go of old. Azurite crystals will enhance psychic abilities and also assist in cleansing the mental body. Azurite is also said to enhance inspiration, creativity and intuition within the mind. Azurite balances both left and right sides of the brain to awaken intuition and awareness. This stone can be used as a calming stone for stress, worry, grief, fear and sadness. It is used for the relief of pain, especially in the joints. This stone is used to treat problems related to a dysfunctional throat chakra such as sore throats, neck ache, thyroid problems, hearing problems and asthma.

Iolite Gemstone: Iolite is a variety of the mineral cordierite. This stone is said to stimulate the third eye Chakra leading to clairvoyance. It also helps in achieving higher awareness and knowledge. This stone is said to enhance leadership ability, inner strength and self confidence. Iolite can be used for treating addictions and sobriety. Iolite also supports the healing of the eyes, detoxification, stimulates memory and helps with sleep imbalances. This gem helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, fight against malaria and other chronic infections.