HEALING CRYSTALS 101 INTRODUCTION
Crystals constitute one of most popular ways of the Alternative Medicine. This doesn’t mean that you don’t need to go to the doctor nor you can skip your annual check up! Alternative medicine includes everything from Yoga, aromatherapy, tai chi, acupuncture to healing crystals.
There are tons of different types of crystals and stones. Each one of these crystals is filled with its owen healing ability for the body, mind, chakra and soul. Most of the crystals promotes the flow of the good energy and the balance of emotions (and chakras, if you are familiar with Chakras).
Here is a roundup of some of the most popular crystals
TYPES OF HEALING CRYSTALS
Find below the list of healing crystals:
- Clear quartz
- Rose quartz
- Tiger’s Eye
- Bloodstone or Heliotrope
Most people and most blogs will call it ‘ The Master Healer’. It is white/transparent crystalThis white crystal said to amplify the positive energy. Clear Quarts is a stone that absorbs the unwanted and negative energy. Clear Quartz are claimed to help stimulating the concentration, he loss of memory and the immune system.
Rose Quartz is a stone that helps restore harmony, love, trust, respect in all different kinds of relationships. This stone is all about love! It is often used in times of grief providing comfort and calm.
I personally keep a heart shaped Rose Quartz in the middle of my home to helping keeping the love vibe on!
Amethyst is the stone of emotional healing and protectionI. t’s claimed it can help rid the mind of negative thoughts and bring forth intuition and spiritual wisdom. Physically, Amethyst is said to boost the hormone production (especially women) and relieve some pain and stress. It’s also said to help promote sobriety.
Tiger’s Eye is a stone that gives you power and motivation! It is also a very protective stone. It’s said to detoxify your mind and body of all sorts of anxiety and fear. This golden stone is also said to help guide you to harmony (emotional, physical and even professional) and balance to help you make clear and conscious decisions.
Jasper is a the stone of the spirit. It is said to empower the spiritual journey of each one of us and help supporting you through times os stress. It is also known as the “supreme nurturer”. This stone, like the other stone, absorbs negative energy while promoting confidence and courage! Many artists keep carry a small piece of Jasper with them…
One of my favourite stone! Obsidian is one and only stone for protection! Obsidian constitute a shield against emotional and physical negative energy. It is also said to boost strength and clarity. Obsidian is also the stone that may help you getting rid of your emotional blockages especially blockages around the root chakra. IT is as well a detoxifying stone that will help you in digestion.
Turquoise is the stone used for healing. Everything starts with its extraordinary and soothing color. This blue crystal has powers that are said to help heal the mind, body, and soul. It is a good luck charm, especially when it is mixed with Aventurine. Turquoise boosts the immune system and the respiratory system.
Citrine is one of the most popular and known crystals ever. This yellow stone brings joy, wonder, and enthusiasm to every part of your life. Citrine has literally 1000 uses. Some people used it for success, others for promoting wealth, other for releasing fear… This stone encourages optimism, clarity and warmth. From my personal experience, Citrine boosts your chances of luck in your career.
BLOODSTONE OR HELIOTROPE
Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone. It helps us stay grounded and heals the blockages around the root chakra. Bloodstone is claimed to help cleanse the blood by drawing off unwanted environmental energies and improving the body circulation. It is a stone for you! It will help you within the current moment. It is also said to promote patience and calmness (especially if you have a bad temper)
Moonstone is the the stone of the New beginnings. It is said to encourage inner growth and strength. Moonstone is good for reducing stress and instability. It soothes the uneasy feelings. It is also claimed to promote intuition, positive thinking and inspiration. I would suggest this stone for water signs.
Ruby is the stone of sensuality and sex. It helps restore vitality and energy levels. Ruby is said to improve things such as intellect, self-awareness and self-truth. Ruby helps as well improving the circulatory system and remove toxins from the blood.
Sapphire is the stone of royalty and wisdom. And yes it is expensive! this stone promote happiness, prosperity and peace. Sapphire is claimed to help heal eye issues and blood disorders. It eases depression and anxiety.
How to select your crystal?
From a personal experience, the most important thing is to identify with the crystal. Let the Crystal call you. Don’t go online and try to figure out which crystal suits you the most or which one is the cheapest or the most expensive. What I suggest: just let your intuition choose what’s best for you.