There was a time not too long ago when most people thought crystals were a joke. I admit that I was one of those people who thought of them as nothing more than pretty sparkly rocks. Times have certainly shifted as people are increasingly interested in crystals and alternative forms of healing. You’ll also find crystals being infused in natural skincare, makeup, and even hairbrushes! It’s believed that crystals vibrate to specific type of energy and this energy works with our bodies’ own energy fields. Every crystal has a different purpose so read on to learn what crystal you need to improve each aspect of your life.
Reduce Anxiety and Stress:
Celestite brings tranquility and harmonious energy, while also encouraging restful sleep. This sky blue, serene stone helps remind us that each day is a new opportunity and to adopt a healthy and positive perspective on life.
Rose quartz raises self esteem, restores confidence, helps with emotional balance, and releases anger. It opens our hearts to unconditional love. It is also known to be a romance stone. Looking for love? Try adding a little rose quartz into your home.
Considered the master of all healing crystals, clear quartz is known for clearing the mind of negativity. Besides helping expand your consciousness, it’s really considered the master healer. It has been known to amplify your thoughts, energy, and the strength of other crystals. Clear quartz also is known to connect you with your higher self, our guides, and our intuition.
Black obsidian helps with decompressing and getting more in tune with yourself. Said to be a type of volcanic glass, this highly grounding stone can also help with past life healing, releasing disharmony, and psychic protection. It is recommended that black obsidian be placed in your pillowcase or on your nightstand.
Carnelian helps ease period cramps, temper PMS, regulate menstrual cycles, and treat infertility. It also helps balance and heal the reproductive system.
Moonstone is also considered to be the stone of feminine mystery and is tied to women’s fertility and hormonal balance. Try placing your carnelian or moonstone with your tampons if you need help around your period.
If you’re gunning for a raise, citrine can help secure this. It also amplifies your personal power, self-confidence, and establishing healthy boundaries across all areas of your life.
Chrysocolla helps women with stronger communication, empowerment, and self-expression. It also encourages strengthening of character, compassion, discernment and intuition in women. It was the stone of high priestesses and medicine women everywhere and is believed to have ancient energies tied to indigenous wisdom traditions.
Smoky quartz transforms negative energy and serves as a protective shield against unwanted energy. If you’re trying to let go of bad habits or belief systems, smoky quartz can assist in these areas.
If you’re looking to strengthen yourself mentally, physically or spiritually, try hematite. It is also often used as a conduit for manifesting your desires.