There are numerous crystals around but for the purpose of keeping it simple we are going to focus on the most commonly used healing crystals. Crystals heal on all 4 levels: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual. Crystals can be chosen for the stones specific healing property of a physical illness, disease or disorder or they can be chosen for their healing properties on a Mental, Emotional or Spiritual level. In addition crystals can be selected purely on the basis of their colour.
We will be focusing on 4 crystals per issue, starting with:
It is an excellent heart-healing gemstone. It is a nature remedy that can be used for treating any issue that needs emotional healing. Rose quartz is a pink-colored crystal that carries a very gentle and soothing energy and gives comfort to anyone whose heart has been wounded. This beautiful stone also :Encourages self-love, eases heartache, relieves loneliness, releases repressed hurts, promotes forgiveness, and offers inner peace. Wear a Rose Quartz pendant around your neck so it rests on your chest, next to your heart.
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It is also a natural tranquiliser, it relieves stress, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, fear and anxiety. Amethyst varies in colour from light slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. This stone has strong healing and cleansing powers. It encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions.
Tigers eye is a very protective stone. It has a powerful, dynamic energy and specific colours of your tigers eye stone – from golden yellow to deep reds – will express, in different degrees, a strengthening and grounding energy. Tigers eye also has a mystical quality to it, and the combination of solid black colour stripes with shimmering golds, browns and reds make for a very special stone indeed. Unlike other protective stones, such as carnelian or black tourmaline, for example, tigers eye can also help balance and clear emotions, thus contributing to a calm mind and peaceful disposition. A tigers eye: Brings insight into complex situations, protects from negative energies, helps focus the mind, attracts good luck, can deepen one’s meditative state, grounds and centres personal energy, dispels fears, promotes mental clarity.
Citrine contains a solar quality of energy, this is why it is traditionally considered a good healing crystal for the solar plexus/third chakra issues. It can help strengthen self-esteem and a positive, vibrant flow of energy in and around one’s body. Citrine is also considered helpful in improving digestion and strengthening one’s physical endurance. A genuine citrine is of a gentle
How to use your healing crystals
There are many different ways in which healing Crystals can be used. This really comes down to personal preference. Some of the more common ways that healing Crystals are used are as follows:
Worn on the body (Pendants, Bracelets and Rings) or Close to the body (Key rings or placed in pocket), kept under a pillow,used in the bath, In meditation practice, placed around the home or workplace for space clearing and room cleansing, used in aura cleansing, the laying on of stones on the body for Chakra clearing.
Please do not use your crystal as a substitute for medical advice.