Iolite is a vision stone, used for ages by shamans and medicine people to assist in astral travel and vision journeys. It activates the third eye, stimulating your connection with your inner guidance. It helps in understanding the cause of addictions & helps release them. Working with the throat chakra, it helps you to speak your truth without concern about the opinions of those around you. This is also a great stone to work with if you are working on changing your thoughts, as it assists with stopping repetitive thoughts.