Rhodochrosite: The indians worshiped it as the stone of love and the heart. Psychologically it helps the wearer to achieve self knowledge and protects against slander. Also useful in reducing stress. It symbolizes openness. It awakens all-embracing love that is not limited to just one person. Rhodochrosite is linked to Taurus. It has a detoxifying effect on the metabolism. Because of its cleansing properties its a good remedy for skin problems such as spots and acne.