Rhodochrosite is a pink manganese carbonate, ranging from transparency to opacity, streated with clear strips. It is considered, in the Inca culture, as the depiction of the fossilized blood of their former rulers and is nicknamed the Rosa del Inca. It is the stone of love and compassion. Emotionally, it makes it possible to trace the burried wounds in order to treat them gently. The port, in daily life, of rhodochrosite helps in the development of a positive attitude. At the physical level, it eliminates toxins present in the liver and kidneys, it calms ulcers in the stomach, regulates diabetes, relieves arthritis, revitalizes the nervous system and decreases insomnia. It also acts on certain forms of dementia including schizophrenia. Finally, it helps to treat rosacea and skin allergies.