As the earth was formed, crystals were created.
They come from an abundance of minerals found in the earth’s surface. Chemical impurities, earth and solar emissions, and radiation have created an array of crystals with different colors, shapes, and energies.
Crystals have been used to help heal, energize or calm the part of the body that needs balancing. They do this by vibrating or drawing energies to you. Here are some crystals and their powers.
Agate crystals come in different colors; blue-green, green, pink, and blue lace which is pale blue with white or darker lines. They have excellent protective and healing energies. They attract wealth and health and they are the best healing stones. They help with problems of the teeth and gums. They assist the circulatory system, colon, pulses, and pancreas.
The crystal Amethyst is purple. It is the stone of spiritually and contentment. It is good for meditation and believed to strengthen psychic abilities. Amethyst is used to calm the mind and dissolve anxiety. It is believed to assist with healing addictions of all kinds and compulsive behaviors.
Aquamarine is a light blue color. It calms the nerves, provides mental clarity, helps fears and phobias, and balances emotions. It is good for eyes and sight.
Citrine is a light orange color. It helps with self expression and promotes self confidence, It changes negative energy to positive. It’s known as the merchant’s stone because it attracts money and new business and improves sales.
Peridot is a light green color. It is an emotional healer and forgiveness stone. It helps balance your emotions, releases negative vibrations, and promotes well being. It is also a money stone.
There is clear and rock crystal quartz. Quartz is a master healing stone. It magnifies the energies of the other crystals. Negative energy will be kept away. Clear quartz draws energy to you.
Red quartz is a reddish color. It helps to increase energy levels, memory recall and creates positive action. It strengthens red blood cells and aids blood circulation.
Rose quartz is a light pink stone. It is called the heart stone. Wear or carry this to draw love to you, create love between you and someone special, and to heal a broken heart. It strengthens the heart and circulatory systems, aiding chest and lung problems.
Rutilated quartz can be colorless or smoky with golden brown, black, or reddish strands. It helps ease fears and loneliness. Gets energy going on all levels. Slows the aging process and helps with mental focus.
Smoky quartz has a brownish to blackish hue, sometimes yellowish. It’s a excellent protective stone that helps stop negative energies. It’s helpful with depression and fatigue.
Tigers Eye quartz is green with swirls of black going through it. It attracts wealth. Softens stubbornness. Helps your self confidence and inner strength. Helps your stomach, digestion, ulcers and skeletal structure.
After you buy crystals and before you wear them it is regarded as best to soak in salt water over night. After you wear them a while it is thought that you need to soak them again to reenergize them. Wrap your crystals in a soft cloth when you’re not wearing them to protect them. The crystals that give you energy shouldn’t be worn at night.
As soon as the crystals have been soaked some say dedicate them to the purpose for which you use them. The crystals arte thoght to draw on that specific energy. Hold the crystal and think of the specific purpose for which you want to use it. Say out loud “I program this crystal for (your purpose). You may want to repeat this several times and after every time you soak them.
You could meditate with your crystal. Hold it in your hand and breathe gently. As you breathe out, let go of any stress and as you breathe in, let peace flow in. Look at your crystal and notice it’s color and shape. Feel it’s vibrations. Then close your eyes and think about the energy of the crystal. When done, open your eyes and put the crystal down.
You can find stores that sell crystals in the yellow pages under Crystals, Gemstones, or Minerals. You can browse the Internet or there are Mind-Body-Spirit fairs where they sell crystals. They are so unique that you probably will want to buy many.
Author: Lynn Klein http://www.articlesmall.com
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