Used to speed up recovery from illnesses and surgery, diopside supports cellular memory and proper acid to alkaline balance in the body. Diopside is great to use for your heart when recovering from heart attacks and to heal your lungs after you've quit smoking. This crystal helps reconcile pain from your past while gently pushing you to move forward. Diopside is very calming for pets, small children & the elderly. It helps to understand feelings you may not have before.