Crystals are powerful tools for healing. This has been known and utilized since centuries. Crystals help us access what we already have within and around us, this is also known as the Universal Healing energy. Each crystal vibrates uniquely therefore working on different frequencies and energies. Choosing the right crystal to go with your intention is important, therefore we must first set our intention. Focus clearly on your intention and let the crystal help access and amplify that energy.

One of the most effective ways to draw on the energy of crystals is by wearing them. Once the crystal is in ones aura the vibration of the entire aura can be changed. The energy that passes through crystals corresponds to one or more chakra centres in the body. Depending on where you feel your blockage you will want to use the right crystal to help bring balance and harmony to your body and mind.

Below is a list of the crystals i like to use and a summary of their healing properties. It is important to keep in mind that not all crystals have the same effect on everybody. This overview shares the most commonly felt energies conveyed by the crystals.

Amazonite allows one to express one’s heart through communication. a stone of harmony and a peace maker. without being over emotional allows one to express their true feelings.

Amethyst protects and purifies. it increases spiritual awareness and the divine connection. it also aids in the release of addictions physical and psychological. associated with the crown chakra.

Aquamarine a cooling, calming and soothing stone. while relaxing aquamarine does not put one to sleep instead instead causing an alert state of consciousness.  this stone promotes effective and truthful communication. Helps ease motion and morning sickness.

Aventurine is a stone of vitality, growth and confidence. It is associated with the heart chakra. It is also considered to be a stone of good-luck manifesting greater prosperity in the wearer.

Black Tourmaline is a powerful crystal for protection against all kinds of negative energies including electromagnetic fields caused by your electrical devices. It is also a strong grounding stone.

Carnelian is stone of courage, vitality and action. it brings joy while boosting ones creative side and sexuality. It is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras.

Chrysocolla is a stone of communication and expression of the sacred goddess energies, gentleness and power. It is associated with the throat and heart chakra.

Citrine opens the doors to increased clarity of thought, enhanced creativity and magnified powers of will and manifestation. a stone of happiness and sun energy.  connected to the solar plexus.

Clear Quartz is a programmable stone, by focusing intention on to the stone, it can assist one in achieving any goal. while amplifying any intention clear quartz also has cleansing and clearing properties. clear quartz amplifies the energies of other stones used with it as well as helping blend their energies and healing properties. clear quartz resonates with all the chakras bringing a sense of overall harmony and balance.

Dalmation Jasper brings a calm, grounding energy to any environment; one that is filled with light-hearted even playful energy.

Howlite assists in reducing anxiety, tensions and stress. It can be used to encourage the elimination of pain and rage.

Hematite is an exceptionally strong stone for grounding oneself in the body and the physical world. it helps turn dreams into reality.

Jasper is mainly a peaceful and relaxing stone. it enhances one’s abilities to stay calm even in difficult situations. This helps bring in wholeness, emotional healing, kindness, and comfort. Jasper is a wonderful stone for working with emotional disturbances and trauma. it can bring deep emotional healing in these areas and lead to a sense of tranquility in the present in spite of the past or current situation. Jasper can help in all mental endeavours whether it be learning, work, or something else requiring mental effort.

Kunzite opens the heart to the energies of love, self love, interpersonal love, Divine love, love for animals, plants,  humanity, minerals - love for all there is. wearing the stone helps one move through the day with kindness, gentleness and serenity. Kunzite is one of the best stones to be given as a gift. Even when unaware of its energies people feel an impulse towards kindness and altruistic behaviour. physically Kunzite is an excellent support in healing and any personal blockage or obstruction. it eases stress and supports the nervous system.

Labradorite is a stone of innate powers of mental and intuitive ablities and protection. it encompasses all of the chakras. It is also used as a protective stone, more specifically to protect the aura from energy leaks.

Lapis Lazuli helps dive deep into ones consciousness - a stone of self-knowledge and truth stimulates the third eye and enhances ones intuition.

Moonstone the stone of feminine moon energy, for this reason it can help stabilise female cycles. It can help reveal feminine powers of intuition and connection to feminine energy. a tool for inward journey and meditation it takes one deep into oneself, aiding in retrieving hidden truths buried deep within ones consciousness. associated with the third eye and crown chakras.

Pyrite opens the Solar-Plexus to increase confidence, action, vitality and willpower.

Rhodochrosite a stone associated with the heart chakra, promotes self-love, emotional healing and compassion.

Rhodonite is associated with the heart chakra, rhodonite  promotes the energy of love. It is directed more towards the outside and others rather than self love. it is a generous and compassionate kind of love. Rhodonite also helps discover and develop hidden talents one might have.

Rose quartz is known for its ability to open the heart, and heal emotional wounds and broken hearts. associated with the heart chakra.

Smoky Quartz the grounding stone of the quartz family. enhances practicality and reason and patience. it also has a clearing and cleansing effect on unwanted energies.

Snowflake Obsidian enables one to  make the best out of a bad situation, by clearing negative and self defeating thoughts and inspiring one with new ideas that can improve ones condition, whatever it may be. obsidian assists one in becoming more receptive to healing energy and a healing attitude, physically it also helps energetically to limit the spread of cancer cells through the body.

Sodalite is a stone of insight, it enhances mental powers of analysis, intuition, observation, and creativity. improves communication verbal and written. Used for expressing logic and ideas. excellent stone for writers, teachers, students, psychologists and philosophers. Associated with the third eye and throat chakra.

Sunstone is a stone of power, leadership, freedom and enlightened male energy. it increases metabolism and digestion, while turning anger into energy and judgement into joy. Corresponds with the sacral and solar plexus chakra.

Tiger Eye helps one remain grounded, calm and centred while taking effective action in response to needs and challenges of physical life. a stone that balances while providing vitality. associated with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd chakras.

Turquoise represents the wisdom that comes from all of life's experiences. it counsels us that all experiences are valid and the mistakes are simply another experience. wholeness can come when we are willing to embrace the totality of who we are and what we have learned.

Rudraksha seeds are harvested on trees in south Asia, known to increase clarity and general awareness, calm the central nervous system, help quiet the mind and free negative thought.  offering protection to its wearer, this bead can help you achieve a healthy mind, body and soul.

Lava stone is solidified fire, it is grounding and connected to the root chakra. it was worn by warriors for its soothing yet energising qualities to remain calm during battle.