In addition to being revered for their beauty, gemstones and crystals are believed to have healing properties. Ancient civilizations used gemstones and crystals as a source of healing power to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages. Scientific research over the past several hundred years has proven everything in our universe is made up of energy. The energetic properties of healing crystals and stones are widely used in our modern technology and crystals are even used in our medications.
Just like magnets use energy to attract or repel, healing crystals use energy in the same way. When you place certain crystals over certain parts of your body, your energy transforms, vibrates, pulses, moves and shifts in accordance with the properties and energetic signature of the crystal.
This guide will help you find the right gemstone or crystal for you. Use your intuition and instinct and you’ll naturally make the perfect choice.
- BLACK OBSIDIAN: Formed by volcanic glass, black obsidian is a highly protective and negativity shielding stone, blocking negativity of all kinds. It is an ideal stone if you feel like you need mental clarity and focus. Obsidian dissolves emotional blockages and traumas. It promotes qualities of compassion and strength. It is especially helpful in times of grief. It vibrates calmness and security, and stabilizes the energies of everyone around it. Black obsidian provides support during change.
- CHRYSOCOLLA: Chrysocolla is first and foremost a Stone of Communication. Its very essence is devoted to expression, empowerment, and teaching. The serenity of its turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. A peaceful stone, it emphasizes the power our words and actions have on those around us, and encourages compassion and strengthening of character.
MOONSTONE: Moonstone aids in inner growth, strengthens intuition and stabilizes emotions. It is known as a stone for new beginnings, success in love and business, and good fortune. It promotes inspiration and protects us, especially those of us who are very sensitive. Moonstone is said to perceive that which IS, making it a very personal stone. It is a great aid for meditation, helping us to understand ourselves. Moonstone also soothes stress and anxiety. This beautiful stone is particularly beneficial for women, helping us to connect with our feminine side. Moonstone is said to have the power of making wishes come true.