Ancient civilizations believed in everyday magic, medicine and insights provided by colour therapy and other contemporary alternative medicine owe much to these ancient traditions. Crystals are thought to act on the body’s essential energies, balancing these energies for better physical and mental health and wellness if used properly.
If you think of the molecular structure of a magnet and the way a magnet exerts a surprising amount of force, it should be no surprise that crystals with their unique structures also exert energy on other objects. Here are five crystals that will help you be happier and healthier:
- Healing Turquoise
Turquoise is thought to have protective properties and has long been used in charms meant to bring good luck. Most importantly, the stone is thought to create a healing field of energy around it.
- Energizing Bloodstone
Bloodstone has been used in amulets worn to purify the blood and the crystal is thought to energize the body. Wearing the stone on a pendant or in another form is thought to help quell negative thoughts and reduce lack of confidence. The stone is thought to be an all-round emotional balance bringer.
- Creativity Enhancing Carnelian
Many people find their happy place pursuing creative activities, from painting and drawing to making music or crafting. Carnelian is said to get stuck creative energy flowing again and its warm orange hue is thought to stimulate passion and action.
- Centring Citrine
The light stone citrine is thought to bring light and happiness to its wearer. Keeping this stone close is thought to help maintain a positive, sunnier outlook. For complete health and wellness, keeping a positive state of mind that attracts good energy is important. This stone should help you accomplish just that.
- Clarifying Quartz
Quartz has long been regarded as the crystal of mental clarity. This transparent, naturally faceted crystal is also thought to help maintain optimal health and healing. As far as health and wellness is concerned, this is one of the most powerful crystals according to ancient alternative medicine.
What is your favourite crystal?