Unakite was first discovered in the United States in the Unakas mountains of North Carolina from which it gets its name. Unakite exists in various shades of green and pink and is usually mottled in appearance. Green and pink spotted granite contains green epidote and feldspar.
The colours are associated with healing the heart. Unakite is said to lift spirits - this is the gemstone to help one see the beauty in life. It is also used to uncover deception. Unakite encourages self-love, self-acceptance and compassion. Promotes psychic vision when placed on the third eye. Sends out peaceful vibes. Helps regulate the metabolism, circulation and heart function. Aids development for a healthy pregnancy. Stimulates growth of soft tissues and hair.