Apache Tear Comes from galactic particulate that fell to the earth and changed the soil around it to the matrix that is now. The matrix that apache tear is found in is neither volcanic or pumice (hardened volcanic powder The matrix was ground together with honey and Jojoba cactus and used to heal organ and flesh wounds from the inside out. Apache Tear is excellent for piecing into deep issues and assists in releasing those deep emotional issues. Spiritually aids in forgiveness of self and others. Works through the root chakra Mentally helps to get away from erroneous thinking. The Apache Tear has been traditionally considered to be the tears of Native American women as they mourned for their warriors. It has been used to comfort in times of grief. The stone, metaphorically, "sheds" the tears for one in times of sorrow, allowing for true understanding of the situation of distress. By lessening the sorrow it allows one to see the bigger picture to get true insight and acceptance. It also promotes a forgiving attitude and a release of grievances which have been held against another. The Apache Tear stimulates spontaneity and facilitates the removal of barriers which are limiting.