IOLITE is mined in India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Mozambique and Brazil. It is often used as a substitute for Blue Sapphire. In Hindi, it is called KAKA NEELI - KAKA NELI because of its Blue Colour, it is related to crown chakra. People with a weak crown chakra or bad memory are advised to wear IOLITE. It is known as the GEMSTONE of self- vision, creativity and constructive ideas. IOLITE is said to have qualities of nurturing relationships. The STONE helps in healing ailments related to the digestive system, throat, nervous system and skin. It is also said to assist a person in his spiritual quest. Some scholars believe that IOLITE helps in getting knowledge about previous births.