Astrophyllite has a name that comes from the Greek words astron meaning "star" and phyllon meaning "leaf." for the patterns it tends to grow in.
Astrophyllite is a stone of self-knowledge and self-acceptance that is said to promote a feeling of well-being.Through this self-awareness and acceptance, it is said to be excellent for releasing unhealthy behavior patterns or bad habits. It is said to help one reach and align with the soul's purpose.
Astrophyllite grounds and calms, as well as protecting. It can bring fidelity, honesty between partners by activating a soul-connection that allows the partners to "see into" the other's soul. It is said to give the ability to make major change that moves forward your life journey in a positive way, something akin to the saying that when a door closes, a window opens somewhere.
Astrophyllite is said to help with astral travels.
Physically, Astrophyllite is said in folklore and crystal healing to be helpful for ADD, ADHD, anxiety, eliminating fat deposits, seizures, cellular regeneration.
Astrophyllite is related to all of the chakras and can energize each with the energy needed to align to the soul's purpose.