Crystals have been used throughout history as a source of healing power. Ancient cultures all over the world used healing crystals and stones to align, clear and transform their energy, spirit and physical health.
Harnessing the energy of the Sun, the Moon, and the oceans, semi-precious stones connect us to Earth as soon as we come into contact with them.
If you’re looking to heal some aspect of your mind, body or spirit, there are essentially 3 primary ways healing crystals can transform your energy and resolve imbalance:
Clearing – Crystals have the ability to absorb and remove certain types of energy from your body.
Energizing – Healing crystals and stones can also push energy into your body, mind or spirit through inducing resonant frequencies. A crystal can harness energy from the quantum field and send it into your own energy field.
Balancing – Sometimes, your energy may be misaligned and out of balance, and healing crystals can attract and repel energies, to balance out areas of energetic disharmony.
There are many ways in which you can use your crystals.
Wear them in jewellery , some people even pop them in shoes and pockets or ladies in their bra.
Place them directly on your body where you need healing or balancing.
Use them in meditation
Place them around your home.
There are many more ways to use healing stones which we will cover in later editions.
Which crystal do you need?
Just like oils each crystal has it’s own healing properties. Today we will discuss the basics
1. Clear Quartz
Clear Quartz is known as “The Master Healer.” It can be used for anything and everything. Clear Quartz is translucent and clear, and can heal issues at the physical, mental, emotional or soul level. It resonates with the higher chakras, bringing in divine white light and connection to higher-self, higher consciousness, higher wisdom and unconditional pure love.
Amethyst is known as “The All Purpose Stone.” This stone is available in various hues and shades of light violet color, to lilac to vibrant purple. It provides clarity when there’s confusion in the mind, and helps to relieve stress and anxiety. Amethyst can even help with cell regeneration, insomnia, mood swings, and immunity. It is also known as the “Traveler’s Stone,” providing extra protection while you’re out on the road, exploring new places.
3. Rose Quartz
This pink crystal is a very soothing and calming stone. symbolizing love and harmony. It helps open your heart to give and receive love. It also encourages you to forgive others and especially yourself, helping you to move on. It emits vibrations of love, harmony and peace.
Rose Quartz is one of the best stones to use for relationship troubles, emotional traumas, healing inner child karma or other emotional issues. You can wear it, or hold it when you are emotionally troubled. Its soothing and calming effects will bring forth peace and tranquility. Place Rose Quartz in your home or workplace to keep the atmosphere harmonious and peaceful.
This golden, yellowish crystal is among the most beloved of all crystals. Everyone loves Citrine for its beauty and its healing properties; especially for those who want to invite more prosperity and abundance into their lives.
Citrine is known as the “Merchant’s Stone,” as it can help you manifest more money by removing financial blockages, as well attract new opportunities. It is also considered one of the best stone for protection and weight loss. For abundance and prosperity, simply wear it or keep it in your purse or wallet, or place it in a cash drawer or money box in a corner of your home or office. Be as creative as you want.
5. Black Tourmaline
Black Tourmaline is considered among the top protective stones. It can also help you with grounding and create shield against harmful electro magnetic fields.
Place this stone near your electronic devices and gadgets to protect you from EMF frequencies. Place it in your house or workplace to protect you from the negative vibrations of others, or any form of potentially harmful intentions that might be directed toward you. Wear it to absorb negativity and transmute it to positivity energy. If you have hard time manifesting your wishes, write your intentions on a small piece of paper and put it underneath Black will help remove any energetic or psychic blockages related to your wish, filling it up with positive energy and abundance.
This stone color varies from a light orange to reddish brown. Keeping this stone around you keeps you motivated, inspired and confident. It will give you the perseverance you need to not give up on any tough situation. Carnelian is an energy booster that spreads joy by burning away stuck and impure energies. This stone can help alleviate addiction, and harness your sensuality and creativity.
Aventurine comes in various colors such as green, red, yellow, peach, blue and more. Aventurine attracts true love, true friendship and lasting relationships. Green Aventurine is called the “Luck Stone,” bringing forth good fortune and new opportunities.
It also increases your confidence and self-esteem, optimizing your personal growth. Aventurine can be used for heart-related ailments and emotional issues, Use this stone to help with your allergies, sleep disorders, immunity and to regulate your blood pressure.