18 Energy Crystals That Might Just Change Your Life
Crystals, gemstones, beautiful rocks — these precious stones are gifts from the earth and universe. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, it's said that these natural healing crystals can help promote good energy that benefits both mind and body. Though there's no scientific evidence to support crystals and their spiritual, physical and mental benefits — they remain an alternative form of medicine that may still work as a helpful tool in ones self-care routine. With healing and spiritual characteristics assigned to each stone, being drawn to a gem stone for them can help remind us that we are all works in progress — these stones can act as a talisman to remind you to focus your energy on certain aspects of yourself or your life. We took a trip to House of Energy to explore some stones and discover new tools of consciousness — so we can be better prepared for the next super moon or mercury retrograde. Let's talk about energy crystals, which healing properties are assigned to them and how they can help you!
Healing with Rose QuartzPretty pink Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It represents love, beauty, peacefulness, forgiveness, self-love, friendship, inner healing and emotional balance.
Best stone for:Beginners. Everyone. Everyone should have a Rose Quartz handy to remind them they are worthy of love.
Healing with SodaliteThis beautiful (usually) blue stone is said to be tied to the throat and third eye chakras. It's recognized for healing, meditation, wisdom and truth. Sodalite can help promote rational thoughts and objectivity — encouraging folks to develop an intuition based on this. This energy crystal can help with emotional balance as it enhances self-acceptance — and can help counter panic attacks.
Best stone for:People who struggle with self-esteem and confidence. People who have a tough time taking an objective look at situations.
Healing with CitrineA versatile, staple stone that's often used for mental and emotional clarity and problem solving. The energy of yellow, delightful Citrine promotes will power, confidence and self-discipline — as it also helps reduce anxiety, fear and depression. Some also say that this gemstone attracts wealth and success!
Best stone for:People who want to shake away negativity and stimulate their body's healing energies. This good vibe stone is helpful for clearing your aura too.
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Healing with Blue AventurineCalm your mind with Blue Aventurine, the crystal known for being the stone of self-discipline and inner strength. This gemstone is good for helping people make clear decisions — and following through on them. It's a good one to have on you when trying to launch any kind of transition.
Best stone for:Zodiac signs with wind and water elements. But it's said to help stimulate the mind and heart for most.
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Healing with Red JasperThis warrior stone helps boost energy, strength, stamina and protection. Red Jasper also acts as a protection stone — helping with both the psychic and the physical.
Best stone for:Those who constantly have their energy drained by others. This helps act as a psychic shield and will protect you as it deters negativity and bad luck.
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Healing with AmethystA staple stone, Amethyst is in every beginners collection. Which makes sense as Amethyst is about transformation, spirituality and used to strengthen psychic abilities. Keep it by you when you sleep — it helps reduce anxious feelings, depression and nightmares.
Best stone for:Those interested in exploring their spiritual side. Beginners just starting to understand energy crystals.
Healing with Black OnyxThis beautiful (usually) black stone is popular with folks looking to counter negativity as Onyx is the stone of inner strength — and the stone for physical strength. It helps calm and promote logic and reason.
Best stone for:Those who are sniffing out some deeper meaning and looking to help open up chakras. This is a great healing and balancing stone.
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Healing with Blue Lace AgateA great communication crystal, Blue Lace Agate is as pretty as it is helpful. It's an excellent healing stone that's said to have strong metaphysical properties. It helps you bridge the gap born from who you are to who you want to be.
Best stone for:Helping you recognize and take action to fulfill your mission in life.
Healing with Crystal QuartzMeet the power stone — here to help boost overall happiness and amplify your attentions. This helps energize you as it also improves the quality of life. You can calibrate this stone to your energy for optimal results.
Best stone for:Anyone into energy crystals — as this crystal works to amplify all your other energy gems!
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Healing with Fuchsite (with Ruby)With greens and pinks, colourful gemstone Ruby Fuchsite works as an aid to its human to find solutions. It's known to be a symbol of love and friendship — which makes perfect sense as it's a heart chakra stone.
Best stone for:A perfect heart stone — amplifying passion, harmony and positivity. It's a very powerful talisman for healing and growth.
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Healing with Green FluoriteIn addition to adding growth and natural energies to Fluorite, this pretty green stone is known as a gentle healer. It's said to help detox and positively charge all the chakras.
Best stone for:Those looking for a fresh start. Time for renewal? Consider finding yourself a Green Fluorite crystal to help harmonize heart and mind as you create an opportunity to start fresh!
Healing with Tiger EyeHands up if you've seen Practical Magic and recall that scene when Nicole Kidman is desperately looking for her Tiger's Eye? Well, it's because this stone is for confidence, strength and combating the sad. It's also known as the universal luck stone — and apparently attracts dollars!
Best stone for:Everyone. Who doesn't want a little extra luck in their lives?
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Healing with Blue KyaniteBlue Kyanite is associated with fun benefits such as telepathy, empathy, dream recall and high vibrations. A sweet communication stone, Blue Kyanite can have a calming affect on your whole being as it encourages psychic abilities and connection.
Best stone for:Folks looking for balance, those looking to dispel blockages and do better with communication.
Healing with MalachiteMeet the ultimate protection stone: Malachite. Whether it's strengthening your ability to take action or stirring up ideas to turn into realities — Malachite helps protect from negative energies.
Best stone for:Activists and other folks who are looking to help make the world a better place.
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Healing with OpaliteThis enchanting stone is obviously beautiful and lowkey highly energetic. It's a perfect gemstone to aid meditation and said to improve communication on all kinds of levels. It helps remove energy blockages and a very useful healing stone.
Best stone for:Everyone from those looking to open up their third eye to folks looking to mend fences with people in their lives.
Healing with Yellow CalciteIn the market for some confidence, hope and inner wisdom? Yellow Calcite can help stimulate this. This energy gem also offers comfort and helps heal sorrow and grief. Have it nearby to destroy annoying self-doubt that may sneak into your day.
Best stone for:People looking to release negativity and craving light. It can help you muster up the energy to give yourself a clean emotional slate.
Healing with Snowflake ObsidianThis precious stone of purity helps provide balance for all kinds of health — body, mind and spirit. It can help remind you to recognize toxic or stressful thought patterns — and remind you to recalibrate. It encourages you to pay attention to the beauty and love in the universe.
Best stone for:People who get stuck in mental traps too often.
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Healing with UnakiteEnd the cycle! This powerful gemstone interrupts negative thought patterns and demands you pay attention to your mental energy. Unakite is great for relieving energy blocks and can aid those healing from separations.
Best stone for:People with the desire to balance emotional, spiritual and mental energy. Lonely hearts who could use a reminder they're always loved.
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