Variscite is known as the stone of encouragement as it brings hope, courage and optimism to the user. It is a good stone to facilitate clairvoyance as it facilitates visual images. This stone helps one move forward out of deep despair and so is an excellent choice for depression, This is a good choice for the heart chakra or issues that connect to the nervous system. This is thought to be good for wind and abdominal distension or bloating as well as treating stomach ulcers. It is a stone thought to relieve cramps and is helpful for male impotence.