Some Of My Favorite Healing Crystals & How I Use Them

My first ever piece of crystal jewelry was a clear quartz pendant I bought from a flea market during a family vacation in Singapore when I was fifteen. Regardless of how cheap and witchy it looked, I absolutely loved it. I really believed that it protected me from negative energy and it almost made me feel like I had super powers, like how the three sisters did in the TV show Charmed.

After so many years, I am still working on creating my crystals collection. But I do have a few absolute favorite healing crystals that I keep close to me. I use them for their metaphysical properties and their natural beauty.

If you have ever been interested in crystals and their healing properties here is a quick synopsis of my favorites and how I use them.

Quartz Crystals

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Metaphysical properties:

Clear quartz is known as the perfect jewel with pure light and energy. It has the ability to resonate according to the person’s need and can amplify the energy programmed in to it. Clear quartz can accelerate intentions, prayers and intensify healing and growth.

Clear Quartz produces a force field of healing negative ions while clearing the surroundings of positive ions, protecting the aura. It dispels static electricity, and cancels out the harmful effects of radiation and radioactivity.  It is a great crystal for transmitting, storing and amplifying positive energy.

Why I love it:

Versatile, and can be programmed for any intention. Plus, the clear, bright look goes with any outfit!

How I use it:

My favorite way to use clear quartz is to simply wear them. Whether it’s a necklace or a ring, I have always found clear quartz to be a great metaphysical accessory.

 

Amethyst

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Metaphysical properties:

Amethyst is a great crystal to amplify creativity. It is often used as the artist’s stone, composer’s stone, inventor’s stone , poet’s and painter’s stones because of its ability to work well with the creative elements of the universal life force. Amethyst is also widely known as the “All – Healer” stone as it is effective in healing people, plants, and animals. In fact, it is known to be  to helpful keep an amethyst where plants will not grow or animals refuse to sit. It counteracts negative earth energies beneath buildings or anywhere that feels hostile. Amethyst is an excellent stone for  negotiators and business people.  It can be used as a luck and prosperity crystal as well.

Why I love it:

The beautiful purple! And of course, it’s amazing metaphysical properties.

How I use it:

I keep amethyst clusters around my home for decoration purposes and also for its ability to counteract negative energies. I love wearing amethyst pendants and rings as a statement piece whenever I feel like I need an extra mind booster.

Rose Quartz
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Metaphysical properties:

Rose quartz is called the heart stone. Stone of love, tenderness and sensuality. It is known to be a powerful aphrodisiac, stimulating sensual imagination. Rose Quartz also inspires the love of beauty, in oneself and others, in nature, and especially in thing that stimulates the imagination like art and music. Rose quartz is a great crystal for those who suffer from poor sleep. It is believed to provide beautiful dreams and prevent nightmares. Rose Quartz strengthens empathy, sensitivity, and aids in the acceptance of necessary change. The calming crystal, Rose quartz is a great stone to use during emotional crisis and also in the workplace to provide protection against intrusion and gossip.

Why I love it:

I am a big believer in universal love, kindness and compassion. The calming nature of the stone and its properties of love and beauty makes it an all-time favorite.

How I use it:

I keep raw rose quartz pieces all over my house! In the kitchen , living room, dining room and especially in the bed room (not just for a good night sleep but also for its loving energies).

 

Citrine
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Metaphysical properties:

Citrine is one of the best stones for manifestation, imagination, and personal will. It carries the power of the sun and is warm, comforting and  energizing The frequency of Citrine awakens creativity and imagination. And transforms dreams and wishes into reality. With its pure yellow energy, Citrine encourages fullness of life, fresh beginnings and new pursuits. What’s more? natural Citrine does not hold or accumulate negative energy, but rather transmutes, dissipates, and grounds it. It also happens to be a crystals that never needs to be cleared or cleansed. Citrine is a great crystal for business owners. It is called the merchant’s stone and is believed to  assist in acquiring wealth, and help in maintaining it.

Why I love it:

It’s beautiful. I love the yellow and the energizing effect of Citrine. Also, the fact that it is a stone of abundance and manifestation makes it an absolute favorite.

How I use it:

I have Citrine all over the place. I keep one in my wallet and where I do most of my work.

 

I would love to hear from you! What are your favorite healing stones? How do you use them?

xo, 

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