Many people believe in the power of healing crystals to treat the energy systems of the body. By positioning crystals on and around the body, practitioners of crystal healing believe stones can help to draw out negative energy and promote healing. To use healing crystals, place them in the room near you or in contact with your skin.
Each type of crystal is thought to have different energies and healing properties that are effective in treating different things, and though not all agree on which crystal is the “best” most agree that these ten stones are very effective for spiritual and physical healing:
Amethyst crystals are thought to help to cure hangovers and drunkenness. The stone will help spiritual connections and improve psychic ability. It is the stone of peace, healing and intuition and is associated with the crown chakra and the color violet. Amethyst is effective for people with the zodiac signs of Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, and Capricorn.
2. Rose Quartz
Called the ‘love crystal,’ Rose Quartz is used for attracting and keeping love, and is used to protect relationships. Rose Quartz is the stone of Forgiveness, Love and Self-Esteem and can help to heal the heart from disappointment or pain. Rose Quartz is associated with the Heart chakra and effective for people born under the zodiac signs of Libra and Taurus.
Hematite will ground and balance a person and their life and is the best stone to use when stress overwhelms and throws a person out of balance. Use Hematite to promote feelings of calmness and to regain centering. Hematite helps to clear away negativity, stress and anxiety, and is associated with the zodiac signs of Aries and Aquarius.
4. Clear Quartz
Quartz crystals are pure and powerful energy sources. Using Quartz can help to promote awareness, stimulate the brain and increase perception. Using Quartz enhances relaxation and cleanses and supports other healing stones to purify the body and alleviate mental and physical fatigue. Quartz is good for all the signs of the zodiac.
5. Lapis Lazuli
Lapis is a rock – a combination of several minerals, including Lazurite, Calcite, and Pyrite. Lapis Lazuli is thought to help the immune system, thyroid, and nervous system and can alleviate headaches, migraines, fevers, and pain. Lapis is the stone of wisdom and friendship and opens paths into mystical realms and connections to spiritual guardians. It is associated with the brow chakra and the zodiac sign of Sagittarius.
Jade symbolizes purity and serenity. Jade helps to build or balance multiple energies within the body by calming the mind, nerves and heart. Jade is used to treat kidney problems and the adrenal glands and is thought to alleviate feelings of guilt. Jade is associated with the zodiac signs of Cancer, Pisces and Libra and represents justice and honesty.
Turquoise is a powerful purification and protection stone and increases inner calm to ease depression, fear and anxiety. Turquoise is the friendship stone and helps with expression, problem solving and public speaking. Turquoise stimulates intuition and helps with meditation. Turquoise helps the body absorb nutrients and can strengthen the immune system and is known for its healing powers to draw disease from the body. Stones can break when exhausted; always return a Turquoise to the earth if this happens. Turquoise will strengthen those born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius.
Agate can rebalance and harmonize the body, mind and spirit. Agates are used to cleanse and stabilize the energies to eliminate and transform negativity. Agate enhances mental function, clears insomnia, ensures pleasant dreams and improves concentration, perception and the analytical abilities. Agate soothes and calms the spirit to eliminate anger, tension and insecurity and can generate feelings of security and safety. Agate heals the eyes, stomach and uterus; cleanses the lymphatic system and the pancreas and is associated with the zodiac sign of Gemini.
Fluorite is the stone of truth, consciousness, intellect and protection. Crystals can cleanse, stabilize and neutralize negative energy or stress. Fluorite will increase concentration, self-confidence and improve decision-making. Fluorite can boost the immune system to stimulates regeneration to heal the skin, wounds, bones and tissue. The stone can alleviate rheumatism, arthritis or spinal injury, and is associated with the zodiac sign of Pisces.
Sodalite is the stone of harmony, trust and communication. It soothes stressed or sluggish adrenal glands and can activate calm and open spiritual perception. Sodalite is a grounding stone that releases tension, fear and other negative emotions to transform the feelings and harmonize and balance the spirit. Sodalite encourages well-being, relaxation and deep thinking and can combat irrational fears and guilty feelings. The stone is helpful to those born under the zodiac sign of Virgo and can be combined with many other stones to amplify their positive properties.