Barite has been known widely for enhancing friendship, harmony and affection. It is well-recognized for motivation, independence, and releasing trapped feelings, expressions, and emotions. Barite renews the intuitive powers of the wearer by providing delicate yet strong connection with the spiritual world. It is an amazing crystal for removing toxins from the body by assisting in getting rid of the addictive habits.
Originally, the name given to the stone was Baryte, which is a Greek word, which in English means heavy. However, now in most of this crystal is spelled as Barite, which is its American spelling. It has other names as well, like barytine, barytes, tiff, heavy spar, schwerspath, and blanc fixe.