It promotes creativity and awareness and is a wonderful companion to anyone whose employment involves strenuous amounts of communication, such as educators. It has also been useful in overcoming depression, insomnia, and problems associated with the eyes and ears. It promotes a balancing of yin and yang energies and can be used as a physically or psychically protective stone. Use it to soothe throats and all inflammation of the neck and head. It makes quite a powerful elixir to align the etheric, emotional and spiritual bodies. Lapis can be used in meditations, or worn to promote honesty and an ease of communication. Lapis is helpful in the attunement of creative forces, providing the wearer of the realization of consciousness towards the awakening of the perfection of self. It also promotes the insight of having and sticking to a structured plan providing reasoning and reinforcing the acceptance of subsequent knowledge.