10 crystals of health and happiness

Below are 10 crystals that you can use to help improve your health and happiness!

1. Turquoise The master healer.

Turquoise is the master healer. It is said believed to be a bridge between heaven and earth. Turquoise is a stone of communication that will help you to speak your truth.

2. Bloodstone The powerful energizer.

Bloodstone  is a powerful energizer, helping you to overcome lethargy, negative thoughts and self-doubt. Bloodstone also can help to boost enthusiasm, increase drive and maintain emotional wellbeing.

3. Smoky The protective shield.

Smoky quartz  acts as a protective shield against unwanted energy. It can also help you to let go of old patterns and belief systems that are holding you back. It releases any blocked, old and stagnant energy in the body.

4. Rose The unconditional love stone .

Rose quartz is known as stone of unconditional love that helps to open and heal the heart. It encourages the forgiveness of others and, most importantly, of yourself. Rose quartz emits vibrations of love, beauty and compassion and is known as a feel-good stone that nurtures and supports.

5. Carnelian The action stone. 

Carnelian is an action stone that can restore motivation, confidence and joy. It removes blocked or stuck creative energy that may be dominating your min .This vibrant orange stone stimulates your passion to move forward and achieve your dreams.

6. Quartz The amplifier stone .

Quartz crystal is made of silica, one of  the most abundant elements on the earth. It’s a powerful crystal that transmutes negativity and amplifies energy  so it can  raise your vibration and help you align with light and clarity.

7. Celestite .

Celetite an ideal crystal to place in your bedroom to bring tranquility and harmonious energy, encouraging restful sleep. When placed directly on your body, celestite can bring muscle and stress release to the area on which it is placed.

8. Citrine The manifestation stone .

Citrine is a crystal of light and happiness. This stone doesn’t hold any negative energy and emits large amounts of positive energy. Citrine is a manifestation stone that encourages you to dream big, maintain a positive state of mind and also attract everything you want in your life.

9. Aventurine  The New opportunities.

Aventurine helps you to overcome feelings of self-doubt. It opens up the energy of the heart and attracting new opportunities. It helps to increase confidence, self-worth and optimism.

10. Shungite  The EMF shield.

Shungite utilized as a powerful shield against electrical magnetic energy (EMF). Shungite helps to absorb negative energy and pollutants. When placed next to computers or wear on your body, Shungite as an energetic shield.

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10 Essential Crystals

Who doesn’t love a pretty rock? The ones I list are some of  my favorites and what I feel everyone should have, if they collect and work with crystals. They are all commonly used crystals and each crystal that I list has unique properties and energies to heal different aspects of your life.  Granted there are so many more out in the world and I can’t list every single one out there. I’m sure there will be more blog posts on crystals in the future.

10 Essential Crystals

Amethyst

Deeply cleansing, Amethyst purifies negative energies. You can also use Amethyst for protection and developing your natural psychic abilities. Amethyst cames in many shades of purple, from dark to light. Amethyst has healing powers and is  Chakra balancing.

Clear Quartz

An essential crystal and the most versatile crystal and can have many purposes. Clear Quartz can also enhance the energy of other crystals.  Since Clear Quartz absorbs energies very easily, clearing these stones on a regular basis should be important. Clear Quartz also protects against negativity.  Clear Quartz is most often used to cleanse, open, activate, and  can be used to align all of the chakras.

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is known for helping with love,  self-esteem, restores confidence, helps with emotional balance, releases stress/tension/anger, and helps curb jealousy. Even though Rose Quartz does have a high energy, the vibration is also calming and soothing. Rose Quartz is used for the  Heart Chakra.

Golden Tigers Eye

Great for protection,  building confidence and self belief. Tigers Eye also  connects us with the Earth, making it a good choice for grounding stone. Ancients used Tiger Eye as a talisman against bad luck and curses. Tigers eye is also a great healing stone.  Golden Tiger Eye is a powerful Solar Plexus Chakra stone, very helpful to manifest ideas into reality and giving courage when needed.

Selenite

Selenite is an excellent choice for working with the third eye and crown chakras.  Selenite can also help you through meditation Selenite has a  powerful vibration  and can clear, open, and activate the Crown and Higher Chakras and is excellent choice  for all spiritual work.

Citrine

Citrine attracts abundance,  creativity and is  great cleanser and regenerator. This stone does not need to be  cleansed. Citrine also opens the mind to new ideas and following through.  Often associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, Citrine can also be used to cleanse all Chakras.

Carnelian

Carnelian is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation. It is also a high energy crystal and  creates a boost of power, creativity, energy, vitality and sexuality. Carnelian is useful in making decisions by keeping us focused. Carnelian is a powerful Sacral Chakra Stone

Hematite

Hematite is metallic crystal that protects  you from psychic attacks and negative energies. Hematite also strengthens your aura while defecting these harmful energies that you may come across. Hematite is also good for working with the Root Chakra, helping to convert negative energies into positive vibrations.

Black Obsidian

Black Obsidian Stone is a powerful cleanser and is a strong protection stone. Black Obsidian has powerful properties that will help to shield you against negativity and energy blockages, and has a tendency to work quickly.  Black Obsidian is Root Chakra stone.

Labradorite

Labradorite is a stone of magic, awakening mystical and magical abilities and psychic powers. It strengthens  intuition, balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Highly mystical, Labradorite is great for working with the Third Eye Chakra

Crystals can be worn as jewelry, carried in your pocket,  in your purse,  next to your bed or in a place where you spend a lot of time at. They are great to use during meditation, and some can help to amplify your prayers. I personally keep clear quartz in each room since this crystal clears nagitvity and I also keep a tiny bag with all seven chakra coordinated crystals in my purse and also in our bedroom. I also use crystals to cleanse my tarot cards, new and used.

Let me know if you have a favorite crystal and what do you use it for?

7 Ways To Cleanse And Energize Your Crystals

Why it’s important to clear your crystals?

When you first receive your crystal, it has been passed around and holds the energy of where ever and who ever  it came from. Unless you took it from the earth yourself. If the previous owner of the crystal has any negative energies or vibrations, it  will be stored in there, and passed to you.

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Frequency of cleansing. 

If you’ve already cleansed them when you acquired them and have used them for a long time, it’s a good idea to regularly give them a good cleaning. Who doesn’t like a good cleaning? This is important if you do a lot of healing or energy work, or if you are you’re using them all of the time. Especially  if you’re using negativity-deflecting stones like Hematite, who is constantly working to turn  negative energies into positive. If it’s jewelry you wear regularly, make sure to clean them once a week.

If you use them for healing work, clear them after each session or treatment.

If you’re using them for deep soul work, cleanse them often.  Sometimes you can tell by the way the crystal’s appearance has changed, the feel in your hand, or how the vibrations feels.

Clearing your stone.

Cleansing and clearing your crystals is very important. There can be several people handling the crystal until it has reached you, good or bad energies. Here are a few ways to do this:

1. Sea salt and water

Sea salt and water is a great way to rid your stone of unwanted  energies. If the stone is not brittle, using sea salt will not harm the stone. When using this method  leave the stone in the water overnight. You can add other herbs like sage or lavender to the water to enhance the cleansing effect. Caution:Crystals that contain iron, such as Hematite, Magnetite, and Lodestone may oxidize when submerged in water.

2. Running water

Using running water is also a very effective way of cleansing your stone. Put  the intention out  by asking the Universe to remove all negativity. One way to try is to imagine white light around the stone cleaning and filling it. Caution: Some crystals should NEVER be submerged in water. Some crystal can  be damaged, or dissolve.  The following Crystals should not be placed in water are: Selenite, Malachite, Lapis Lazuli, Fluorite, Calcite, Desert Rose, Labradorite, or Halite.

3. Other Stones

Stones like Selenite,  Carnelian and Clear Quartz clean other stones. It’s really simple. All you have to do is add them to where you store your stones and it does all the work for you.

4. Smudging

You can also use sage to clear your healing stones. While smudging your stones, it’s important to put intention in to them. Smudging by taking a sacred herb, white sage , sweetgrass or  incense.  Lighting it and  letting it smoke, and then holding the crystal in the smoke for a few seconds.

5. The Earth

Mother Earth will  recharge the crystals  with her vibrational energy. Make sure you have a marker in the ground so you know where to find them after cleansing for 24 hours! You can also place them in earth in a container to more easily find them. Caution: Make sure your crystals are on the  hardness rating of at least 6 or higher.  Any  moisture in the earth may  damage your crystals. Also dirt may get trapped in any cracks.

6. Moonlight

Many stones love the moonbeams! To get the most of the moonbeams  lay them out during the Full Moon.  A strong Full Moon will last for 3 days. Your crystals will still get the love it even if it’s cloudy. Caution: Make sure that any crystals  that are low in hardness  are brought back inside before any rain.

7. Sunlight

Sunlight is another  great way to bathe your crystals, especially any that are red, yellow, or orange. Carnelian and Sunstone love to sunbathe! Set them out in the sun for a few hours, to help them recharge. Caution : Sunlight can make some crystals fade or change color. These crystals should not be placed under sunlight: Amethyst, Celestite, Citrine, Fluorite, Kunzite, Rose Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Topaz, and Turquoise are just a few.

Personally I love using Selenite to cleanse and energize my crystals. All I have to do is place it by what ever crystal I went cleansed and go about my day. I find this is the easiest for me. My other favorites are Moonlight and Sunlight. You do have to be more careful and make sure that the crystal and withstand both cleansing elements.

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