Many people have worked in depth with crystals over the years and through this work it was discovered that certain crystals resonate with certain chakras or produce certain feelings or emotions in the body.
These discoveries led to the development of crystal healing techniques.
Below, I have listed some of the more popular crystals and their believed attributes.
Whilst working with crystals can be a wonderous journey, crystals can also have very powerful energies. It is, therefore, very wise to ensure that you are fully grounded before you start to work with any crystal.
A simple and easy way to do this is to imagine roots coming from the soles of your feet and going deep down into the Earth, wrapping around rocks and securely anchoring you to the Earth's surface.
Amethyst is said to be a spiritual stone and is often used as an aid to meditation.
It can help with protection and clearing the energy field.
It is also said to help with sleep if placed under the pillow or by the bedside.
Amethyst resonates with all chakras and the whole energy field.
Amethyst can fade if left in strong sunlight for long periods.
Blue Lace Agate
Blue lace agate is said to have a calming soothing effect which helps with stress relief.
It is said to have a gentle and peaceful energy.
It is especially good for communication.
Blue lace agate resonates most strongly with the throat chakra but can be used throughout the energy field.
Rose quartz is said to be the feminine side of the heart.
It is a nurturing crystal that opens the heart and connects to divine love.
It helps the heart recover from traumatic events and is suitable for fragile people.
Rose quartz resonates most strongly with the heart chakra but can be used throughout the energy field.
Often referred to as the male side of the heart, green aventurine is complementary to rose quartz & healers will often use both crystals together. It nurtures the heart through building self-confidence. It is said to bring a sense of humor & lightness & an ability to look on the bright side of life.
Green aventurine resonates most strongly with heart chakra but can be used throughout the energy field.
Moonstone is associated with the moon goddess, femininity, the mysterious & the psychic.
It has a soft, flowing energy to it & is said to help us connect to the hidden depths of ourselves. It can help with psychic development, meditation & our inward journey.
Moonstone resonates with all the chakras & the whole energy field.