Natural stones and crystals are beautiful shiny objects that appeal to the eye. But the truth is that they do so much more than look amazing! 2018 has been quite the wellness trend. But it has actually been around us for thousands of years.
If you pay attention to yoga studios, spiritual shops, you will always notice some crystals around.
In the spiritual world, every rock, tree, and creature carries their own spirit that we can all channel. Since it's available, why not tap into this magical power and improve your feng shui?
Since ancient times, crystal therapy has been around to help heal us because of the natural properties it posses. Each stone has a different power and meaning that is considered sacred.
The belief is that our body has a natural flow of energy going through in various patterns and densities. Chakra which simply means the energy the is center to the human body.
There are seven major chakras that run from the base of the spine to the top of the head, called the root, the sacral, the solar plexus, the heart, the throat, the third eye, and the crown
Another term you will often hear is "aura". This is an energy that emits or radiate out of your body like a protective layer that filters harmful energies. When you have a weird vibe about someone or a place, that would be negative aura you are feeling.
And if you stay around these places or people too long, your positive energy could be drained.
Negative feelings arouse stress, anxiety, and uneasiness. This can be anything from a headache to a fairly serious illness over time.
This is why crystals are important. They can help rebalance the chakras and cleanse the aura. Each chakra regulates physical vitality and emotions so once it is balanced a person will improve their health and experience more harmony.
Crystals are formed through millions of years from combining nature's richest minerals and energy. Therefore the crystal's energy pattern cannot be disrupted. This is why people use it to retune their original organic pattern of energy.
Although crystals appear to be inert objects, they are conduits of energy which is why they are often used for home decor use to adjust the energy in our house. Through modern technology, they are now used in watches, some medical devices, notebooks, iPhone cases, jewelry, bracelets, wallets, purses and many more!
Natural stone and crystals are formed typically through a blend of pressure, chemicals, and temperatures to create each specific type of stone.
Amethyst – assists with psychic abilities, calms, and promotes calm, balance, and peace.
Citrine – promotes success, abundance, and mental clarity.
Rose Quartz – enhances love, communication, and truthfulness. Perfect for the heart chakra.
Emerald Jade – assists with love, fidelity, generosity, and abundance.
Kunzite – removes stress, helps heal a broken heart, and promotes loyalty.
Quartz – enhances personal power, protection, and restores balance and energy.
Ruby – promotes happiness, prosperity, devotion, and integrity.
Now that you know our bodies possess natural energetic patterns. As mentioned earlier, these energetic patterns could be distributed by people, places, work, stress, unaccounted situations, major events and so on.
Aren't their days you just feel down or can't shake off a low energy feel? Sometimes it lasts days, weeks or months. When this happens, you need to not only correct your thoughts, focus but also restore balance to your energy. This is when people fall to crystal healing to absorb unwanted energies, which has a profound effect on the body.
But your mind has to be aligned as well. You need to be receptive to these energies and open yourself up so there can be a natural wavelength, frequency, and harmony with mother nature.
Stones can help heal trauma, past life wounds, manage stress, and so much more.
In a traditional Inipi ceremony or sweat ceremony, stones were used in a lodge to produce steam. The sacred stones were heated with sacred fire and brought into the lodge seven at a time.
They are then blessed with healing herbs during the sweating time. These rituals had profound healing and lasted for centuries.
Clear quartz is the master healer or cleanser. It draws off negative energy of all kinds and can also be used to cleanse other crystals.
Rose quartz is the love stone, it connects to the heart chakra and so restores trust and harmony in relationships. It can bring you feelings of peace and self-love.
Amethyst is good for clarity of mind and releasing stress. You can try meditating with amethyst if you have a hard time focusing.
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