Selenite is a crystalline variety of the mineral gypsum. If placed in water, Selenite will revert to gypsum. Selenite provides for clarity of the mind, expanding ones awareness of the self and of ones surroundings. It opens the crown and higher crown chakras and accesses angelic consciousness and higher guidance. It can be used to access past lives as well as future lives. By becoming aware of the energy of Selenite, we can begin to feel our worries and thoughts fade away. We begin to grow calmer and more tranquil. By placing a Selenite crystal upon your forehead, you can feel the energy of your guardian angels coming down upon you. By focusing on its power, you can begin to hear the guidance and protection of these heavenly beings singing to you. As selenite is a stone connected with the moon, selenite is one of the most favored stones to clear and cleanse all other crystals by activating the moon's soft cleansing energy. Selenite aligns the spinal column, promotes flexibility, corrects deformities of the skeletal system, stabilize epileptic disorders. It is used to improve disorders associated with metal poisoning due to teeth fillings and can reverse the effects of "free radicals" in the cell structure. Effects that can be overcome include cancer, tumors, age spots, wrinkles and light sensitivity.