- Alternative & Natural Medicine
Crystal Healing Stones
Crystal therapy is an ancient method of healing. Crystal are being used for ages to rejuvenate and balance the mind, body and soul. It’s an alternative method that seeks at neutralizing ‘negativity’’ in a holistic way. Emotional imbalances or stressed situations, fear, depression, lack of healthy food or even improper medication, are able to cause energy imbalances in the human body. This in turn leads to blockages in the flow of energy throughout the body.
The usage of suitable crystals with proper guidance can be helpful in removing these blockage or ‘negative energy’. Crystal healing mechanism helps in regaining the positive energy. In crystal therapy, healing crystals are placed on or around the body. They are placed on specific energy points on the body, known as the chakras.
The word chakra comes from the Sanskrit word ‘wheel of light or vortex’. There are mainly seven chakras in the human body. These chakras are the seven power points that help in circulating our life’s energy throughout our body. The seven chakras are located on a ‘power line’, which runs from the head to the head to the base of the spine through the centre of the body. The main function of the chakras is to regulate the flow of energy in our body. Proper functioning of the chakras is therefore very essential for good health.
Crystals are capable of interacting with the human body. There is a specific crystal for each chakra. The chakras metabolize and supply vital energy or prana energy to various system and organs of the body. Hence, the crystals are placed over specific chakras to release the blockages in energy flow, thereby healing the person. The crystals carry vibrations that activate positive vibes within the body; and thereby have positive effects on the body as well as on everything that surrounds it.
The Root Chakra
It is located at the base of the spine at the tailbone on the back and the pubic bone in front. This chakra holds the basic need of survival, security and safety. This is the center of our manifestation. When one is trying to make things happen in the material world, the energy to succeed will come from this chakra.
When the root chakra is blocked, the person experiences fear, anxiety, insecurity and frustration. To heal this chakra, crystals like Smoky Topaz, Black Tourmaline and Garnet can be used.
The Sacral Chakra
Located two inches below the navel and is rooted in the spine. It fulfills the basic needs for intuition, sexuality, creativity and self-worth. It also stands for stability in emotions. When this chakra is blocked, a person feels emotionally explosive, manipulative, obsessed with sex or may lack energy. Sacral chakra includes the kidneys, bladder and large intestine. Carnelian, Agate, Orange Calcite and Tiger Eye crystals can be used to heal this chakra.
Healing with crystals
The Solar Chakra
It is located two inches below the breastbone in the center of the stomach. It is significant for personal power, ego, passion, impulses, anger and strength. When this chakra is blocked, one experiences lack of confidence stays confused and worried. This chakra includes the stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and small intestine. Crystals that can heal this chakra are Citrine, Topaz and Yellow Calcite.
The Heat Chakra
It is located at the center of the chest. This chakra is for love, compassion and spirituality. It governs the ability of one’s love for themselves and others, and to give and receive love. When this chakra is blocked, a person feels sorry foe oneself, is paranoid, indecisive, afraid of letting go, getting hurt or feels unloved and unworthy for love. Rose Quartz crystal is the best crystal to heal this chakra.
The Throat Chakra
It is located at the lower neck of the collarbone and it is the center for communication and expression of creativity through thought and speech. This chakra stores anger. When the throat chakra is blocked, a person may feel the want to hold back, feels weak and cannot express his thoughts. The parts that fall in this chakra include the throat, neck, teeth, ears and thyroid gland. Aquamarine and Azurite crystals can heal the throat chakra.
The Third Eye
It is located above the physical eye at the center of the forehead. This chakra is associated with psychic ability and higher intuition. A person is able to receive guidance, channel from the divine and higher self with the help of this chakra. When this chakra is blocked, a person is afraid of success, is non-assertive and egoistic. The Third Eye chakra includes the eyes, brain, lymphatic and endocrine systems. Crystals like Amethyst, Sodalite and Lapis Lazuli can heal this chakra.
The Crown Chakra
This chakra is located behind the top of the skull. It stands for spirituality, enlightenment, dynamic thought and energy. It allows a person to receive wisdom. When the crown chakra is blocked, a person senses constant frustration, no feeling of joy and destructive feelings. Clear Quartz and Amethyst crystals are excellent to heat this chakra.