Howlite is great for dreaming. It is excellent for dispelling nightmares or negative energies while you are doing your lucid dreaming or astral work. It's a great connection to the etheric from your belief system; kind of like a jump start. The beautiful grey striations allows you to feel as though you always have one foot on the ground yet can connect readily and easily to spirit whenever you'd like. Its element is air and its connection number is 9.