Some believe that rhyolite encourages change and creativity. It is said that rhyolite can not only resolve feelings of continuous victimization but also increase self-esteem and the capacity to love. Some feel that rhyolite aids in communication, even helping with listening without distorting what is being said. Some spiritualists believe that this gemstone will help people who are solitary and reclusive allow others into their lives. Some wear rhyolite to strengthen a loving relationship and even to enhance physical beauty. Some spiritualists believe that rhyolite aids in meditation. It is often stated that rhyolite can balance the Yin and Yang (male and female energies) of the person wearing it. Rhyolite is known to some spiritualists as a stone of perseverance, resolve, and even protection. Some believe that rhyolite will not only help push the wearer forward toward their goals, but also help them face changes that result when those goals are met.
Rhyolite can be used for a range of things including inducing sleep, cleansing the liver, regeneration, and even general healing.