Rhodochrosite is a pink to orange stone which is easily obtained in the United States, South Africa, Russia, Argentina, and Uruguay. It is easily identifiable by its multi hued bands. It represents selfless love and compassion. It also integrates the spirit with the material energies. It is the most powerful stone in healing sexual abuse and is wonderful for people who feel unloved. People with an aversion to this stone are repressing some memory or feeling that they do not wish to think about or experience. The stone urges the confrontation of fears. It encourages a positive attitude and enhances dream states and creativity. Rhodochrosite is great for relieving the symptoms of asthma.