With mental health issues more prominent than ever, people are searching for a deeper, more spiritual connection to themselves and the environment.
If this sounds like something you’ve been yearning for, then healing crystals may just be your new best friends.
Alternative healing techniques like crystals have been around for centuries, but have become more mainstream in recent years. Crystals are minerals that help purify, balance and realign our internal chakras and energy by working with our bioenergetic systems.
Take it from crystal healing expert Emma Lucy Knowles, "Crystals allow us, quite effortlessly, to move fresh energy into the being, offering internal connectivity that enhances your external connectivity," Knowles says. "More and more people are tuning into how that energy can be beneficial."
Whether you’re searching for a more natural practice tomanage pain, treat anxiety, or even heal respiratory and circulatory problems- crystals could be just the thing missing from your wellness routine.
How to Choose Healing Crystals
The first step to finding the right healing crystals for you is understanding each crystal's unique healing properties. There are hundreds of different kinds of stones and crystals, but let’s start with some of the most common ones and what they’re used for.
Rose quartzis known for being the “love stone”, as it helps bring peace and love to relationships with others and with yourself. Rose quartz is the crystal for you if you’re searching for unconditional love, or even if you’re trying to get pregnant- yes, rose quartz helps with fertility, too!
Amethyst is a very calming and grounding crystal that’s most commonly used in meditation practices or to help clear negative energy from a space. If you’re someone who struggles with stress or anxiety, then amethyst is a great stone to keep close to you throughout the day, like on a necklace or pair of earrings.
Labradorite is a very spiritual crystal that’s known for strengthening your internal relationship with yourself, and letting go of the ego.Labradoritecan aid in uncovering unconscious and subconscious belief patterns you may have, making it an ideal companion for those on a healing journey, or who have just begun therapy for example.
Amazonite is associated with money, luck and overall success. This crystal is connected to the throat chakra, helping you to communicate more calmly and confidently- Amazonite is most commonly worn in a necklace for this reason.
Jade has been used for centuries to promote health and wellness. It is said to help rid the body of toxins by stimulating the filtration system. An excellent way to use jade is to use a jade facial roller- this way your skin can absorb all of the healing properties of the stone as it comes into direct contact with your skin.
How to use Healing Crystals
Now that you’ve decided which crystals are best suited for your intentions, it’s time to think about how you’re going to incorporate them into your daily life. Remember, there’s no right or wrong way to use healing crystals, as long as you’re intentionally surrounding yourself with them.
Wearing jewelry with crystals is a popular choice because well, you can’t get much closer to the stone than you can if you’re wearing it all day long. Once you decide which crystal is most suited to you, come take a look at our stunning collection of jewelry at Zinnia's Gift Boutique. There's almost certainly going to be a necklace, ring, bracelet, or pair of earrings with the crystal you're looking for.
Using your crystals in ritual is a great way to charge your crystals and set your intentions. Hold your crystals close to your heart during meditation, or for a more unique method, try lighting a candle infused with healing crystals as you practice yoga.
For self-care Sunday, scatter crystals throughout your bath and let the healing minerals soak into your skin.
Carry them in your purse
Keep crystals in your purse to come back to throughout the day at points where you need to re-ground yourself.
Use a crystal facial beauty roller
It’s no secret that using crystal facial beauty rollers makes your skin smooth and firm, but with the added healing benefits of crystals, facial rollers become a key element of your wellness routine. There are many different crystal facial beauty rollers to choose from at Zinnia’s Gift Boutique, including jade and quartz.