Said to encourage good health and a sense of emotional well-being pyrite opens a window to let the bearer see the purity and beauty of the universe.
Iron Pyrite is said to be a powerful protection stone which is said to shield and protect against all forms of negative energy, including thought forms and intentions.
On a lighter note it's also thought to be a powerful manifestation tool encouraging general good fortune, confidence and success.
Pyrite helps maintain a good memory and stimulates the intellect, helping easier recall when information as needed. It assists one in seeing beyond pretence, lending insight and understanding to people and situations.
In physical healing Iron Pyrite has been used to reduce swelling and fevers and treat lung disorders. It is used in the treatment of infectious diseases whilst providing protection from the disease for the care giver.