Various cultures and religions have experienced an affinity for crystals and stones for centuries. This is because crystals can be used for many different purposes. Crystals can influence your moods, relationships, health, wealth, personal development and environment. Some people choose to wear their crystals and carry their crystals while others choose to keep their crystals safely in their home or in a special place like on their altar. Your body is composed of the same elements found in crystals and stones. Each part of your body vibrates and emits energy into the space surrounding it. Sometimes there are distortions in the vibrations in different parts of your body. Crystals and stones emit strong vibrations at constant rates, which can be used to help eliminate, heal or restore proper balance to the disrupted vibrations in your body. Below are six different types of crystals that can be used to help specific defects found within your body:
Amethyst is a violet/purple variety of quartz crystal. Amethyst can be used to help cleanse blood and assist with breathing problems. Amethyst crystal clusters are used to keep the air and life force in the home clean and positive. It can be also used for protection, to help insomnia and facilitate spiritual and psychic connections. Many healers wear amethyst because it also known to help focus energy.
Lapis Lazuli is a semi-precious stone which was prized in antiquity especially among the ancient Egyptians. The Egyptians used to bury their dead with a lapis lazuli scarab for protection in the afterlife. Presently, Lapis Lazuli can be used to strengthen the immune and skeletal system. It can also be used for balancing thyroid and increasing psychic abilities. Some use this stone to release tension, anxiety and to gain balance and clarity.
Aquamarine is a gemstone-quality transparent blue variety of beryl. Aquamarine can be used to aid in thymus and stomach issues. It can also be used to calm nerves, throat, arthritis, spleen, spine and kidney issues. You can also use this miraculous stone to release issues and to gain spiritual clarity.
Emerald is green in color and is a variety of the mineral beryl. Emerald is used to help restore and heal the heart, liver, kidneys, immune system and nervous system. It is also believed to help with emotional healing in relationships and has a tranquilizing affect on the heart and mind. It promotes relaxation and meditation. Wear emerald to align the subtle bodies to gain prosperity, love, compassion, patience and balance.
Citrine is a variety of quartz which can vary in color from pale yellow to brown. Citrine has many, many uses! Citrine is known to help digestion, kidneys, colon, liver, gallbladder, digestive organs, heart asthma, blood pressure and vision. It is one of the best stones for balancing creativity, self-esteem and self-confidence. It can also help in letting go of addictions.
Red Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones and is a semi-precious stone prized since antiquity. It is known to help the liver and gallbladder. It can be used for tissue regeneration and aids in sense of smell. Red Jasper is excellent for protection and can help balance emotional energy in the body such as fears. It is a grounding stone that enables you to feel comfortable in your body. Red Jasper’s ability to ease emotional stresses makes it an excellent stone to have in your home.
Always remember that once you find the right crystal, make sure to welcome the crystal into your life, cleanse it and dedicate your purpose to it. Cleanse your crystal by running it under water or by recharging it using sunlight or moonlight. You can dedicate your crystal by simply wrapping your hands around it and saying out loud what you are dedicating your crystal towards. For example, while holding your citrine crystal in your hands you can say “I dedicate this crystal to helping balance my creative energy and pointing it in the right direction.”
There are countless crystals to help with a variety of illnesses and other disorders. Explore your options and see what works best for you!