This powerful talisman of healing and courage was named for the Amazon River in Brazil. Believed to have adorned the shields of the female Amazon warriors, Amazonite was used medicinally to heal woulds and illness of all kinds. Associated with healthy Self-esteem, this stone reduces tendencies to Self-neglect. Called ‘The Stone of Courage’ and ‘The Stone of Truth ‘ Amazonite provides clarity for reconnecting with one’s own personal truth and integrity. It can open the way for those who are out of touch with their truth, or who are unsure of what they have to offer the world, by gently guiding them toward their gifts and knowledge. Amazonite offers courage to resolve inner conflict, and provides support for setting appropriate boundaries and establishing healthy relationships.