Crystals A-Z guide

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Here is our Crystals A-Z guide on the healing aspects of a variety of crystals written especially for us by Emily Browne and Jenna M. We hope to add more as time goes on…


Aegirine

This stone, considered to be the noblest stone of them all is the exemplar of personality and truthfulness. As well as these positive traits, the aegirine also holds the qualities of boosting one’s self with the confidence of being strong and passionate and also helps in eliminating negative thoughts and energy.

Almandine

This stone is thought to be a symbol of Tangible Truth. It is commonly known to assist in manifesting a realistic version of the physical world. Its energy is put to good use in the form of helping to alleviate worry, panic and fear, and supporting the maintenance of a tranquil connection to the present.

Amber

Amber is best recognized for bringing about soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time. It is also known to help manifest desires as well as assisting in heightening a person’s intellectual abilities, clarity of thought, and wisdom.

Amblygonite

Amblygonite can assist in enhancing your creative side as it encourages your inner brilliance to flourish and prosper. It is also a great stone for if you want to alleviate yourself from emotional hooks and stress from past experiences and relationships and can help you to become free from the past.

Anatase

This crystal can be of great use particularly when you are learning new things or being taught something as it helps you to have a better understanding of things and heightens your ability to obtain information. In terms of its healing properties, this crystal is believed to help eye disorders and help with sensitivity towards medication and the recovery of an allergy.

Andalusite

This particular stone is a protection stone and can help in warding off negativity and the evil eye. This crystal can assist in meditation as it can help to release memories from a past life and offers insight into the purpose of life. This crystal can also help to relieve people’s anxiety and phobias as well as helping to keep people’s energy levels up during times of illness.

Angel Wing Calcite

This crystal promotes contact and our ability to connect with the angelic realm. It assists in a person’s meditation and their capability to relax whilst enhancing their spiritual mind.

Aqua Aura Quartz

Aqua Aura can help people by enhancing their speech to assist them to speak with more confidence when in a group or too the public. This also assists with a person’s personal growth by encouraging them to use self-expression in a calm and loving manner.

Aquamarine

This crystal is undeniably calming and soothing. It helps to bring out the truth in people as well as encouraging trust between one person and another. The history of this crystal is very much water orientated, as it was said to be seen by mermaids as a form of treasure and it is believed that sailors would carry it for good luck and protection.

Azurite

Azurite is useful for those who are studying as it helps to relieve stress as well as encouraging your brain to maintain various information. It can also be a good crystal to purchase if you need help connecting to your creative side. It is a very good stone to use for crystal meditation.

Benitoite

Benitoite is an extremely rare crystal only found in California. They aid us with protection and enable powerful physical development when attempting to communicate with other realms. It also helps rid us of our individual ignorance of the world and encourages us to stand up for what we believe in.

Black Kyanite

This crystal is often used in meditation as it gives out very healing energy and can be used to explore the subconscious mind and give us an insight into past lives and helps us to understand how our current actions can affect our future lives.

Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline acts as a protective shield against all forms of negative energy, whilst in turn promoting positive energy. This crystal is also good at bringing about happiness and good luck in people as well as encouraging confidence and a better outlook on the world.

Bloodstone

The bloodstone is one of the few healing crystals that interact directly with the human circulatory system.

Bloodstone has the ability to cleanse the circulatory system and get rid of negative energy in it.

Mindfully, the stone can increase creativity, and idealism while discouraging selfishness. The bloodstone is an important healing crystal as it helps you become a better you and at the same time suppresses those feelings: irritability, aggressiveness, impatience that makes others despise you.

If others easily irritate you or you are quite impatient and have lost a lot because of these negative emotions, you definitely might want to get the bloodstone crystal

Blue Andean Opal

This crystal will assist those whose nervous system and emotions are in need of calming. It will also help to heal those with past past-life injuries and painful memories. It can be a useful crystal for those who are shy as it helps to bring out people’s inner confidence and reassures them that their opinions are just as important.

Blue Apatite

This stone is particularly useful for those who want to achieve personal goals. It helps to give people a clearer understanding of things as it clears away confusion and traces of apathy towards learning, therefore giving people a better expansion of knowledge.

Blue Kyanite

This crystal possesses a very useful property of being able to bring all of the chakras together into alignment, as well as the ability to open them when encouraged to. In terms of its use for meditation, kyanite will help in relaxing and calming your mind, as well as heightening the development of your spiritual and physic gifts.

Brazilianite

Brazilianite is believed to have the power of encouraging the manifestation of a person’s dreams and desires and is also connected to the ideas of creativity and passion. This crystal can benefit someone who feels they hold the position of a victim within their relationship by promoting them to have empowerment instead.

Bronzite

Bronzite is used mainly for protection. This stone is not only crucial for clearing negative energy but is powerful enough to send the negative energy back to the sender.

Since it helps to clear negative energy, the stone is used primarily by energy healers to increase willfulness and ability to focus on essential issues.

For the most part, Bronzite is required if you are at a crossroad or will want to make an important decision in your life. This is because the stone increases clarity, clears confusion and improves your ability to focus on the most important things in life.

Bronzite is also called the stone of courtesy. It helps people to be polite, and when you greet in public a lot, you might want to consider getting this stone.

Brown Tourmaline

This crystal helps to assist a person in accepting who they are on all levels by cleansing and soothing their emotional and physical bodies. It is also effective in encouraging a person to feel a higher sense of love and compassion towards others.

Bytownite

This crystal helps people to understand and accept moments of the past and present, as well as the future. Much like other particular crystals, bytownite can help to align all of the chakras.

Cancrinite

Cancrinite is good for encouraging will power and strength, whilst helping to stimulate somebody’s physical abilities. It also helps to bring out the confidence in a person.

Chromian Diopside

Chromian Diopside is known to protect from all evil and bad memories, which is why some believe that placing it on your forehead before sleeping can prevent you from having bad dreams. This crystal is also linked with promoting creativity and heightening intellectual ability.

Chrysoberyl

Chrysoberyl is considered to have a very uplifting effect on a person’s emotions and is seen as a soothing crystal. It is also connected with the idea of bringing good luck and fortune, as well as promoting self-esteem and happiness in a person.

Danburite

Danburite is a healing crystal and can be used to boost a person’s self-esteem. It can also be effective in helping a person deal with change, for example, the loss of someone close to them.

Dark Green Tourmaline

This crystal can bring good luck to a person, as well as success and prosperity. Green tourmaline is effective in helping a person overcome emotional problems, particularly if it involves a male.

Diaspore

This is a grounding crystal and can help aid communication between people. It is also a very proactive stone.

Diopside

Diopside encourages emotional stability and helps bring about peace of mind and a sense of wellbeing. It can also help raise one’s consciousness and balances yin yang energies.

Enstatite

Enstatite is believed to encourage ambition and desire in a person. It is often helpful for lifting people’s moods and it can be used to help ease and resolve past regressions.

Epidote

This crystal doesn’t have a specific property as it is believed to affect individuals in different ways. But in general, it is thought to aid prosperity and helps to encourage generosity.

Fire Opal

Fire Opal holds energies with the ability to handle change well and comfortably. It also brings vitality and creativity out in a person.

Fulgurite

Fulgurite can be used to enhance psychic abilities and communication. It can help in the foretelling of the future as it aids concentration.

Gold Scapolite

This crystal helps you to look deeply inside yourself to see the solutions for past problems and present problems. It also helps to bring about change physically, intellectually, or environmentally.

Green Amethyst

Green Amethyst contributes a concept of death and reincarnation and eases tensions. It is also used to increase the strength of one’s inner and intuitive awareness and can be used to enhance spiritual consciousness.

Green Kyanite

This is a communication crystal which can help enhance telepathic and psychic abilities. It can be used to bring tranquillity and a sense of calmness upon a person.

Harlequin Quartz

This crystal is powerful in balancing emotions as it encourages self-love and acceptance in a person. It can be effective in removing fear based on past events.

Hematite

Hematite is the crystal for balance. It is used mainly for grounding and to bring stability back into your life.

If you are feeling constantly lost, stressed or frustrated in your efforts, you might want to consider getting hematite as your healing crystal.

The stone can help you become calm and feel centred again.

Hemimorphite

This crystal is good for communication and can be particularly helpful in healing an unhealthy or damaged relationship. The fact that this crystal encourages compassion can also help aid this.

Hiddenite

This crystal promotes growth in the form of emotions and spirituality, as well as helping relieve someone from emotional stress. It helps us to focus on the present instead of worrying about past or future events.

Hypersthene

Hypersthene is among the few stones of power. Its primary focus is to increase the power of the mind and through the increased focus help it to manifest its true intentions.

Since this stone tends to interfere with the energy fields around the body and mind, it is an important element for clairvoyance and witchcraft. This is mainly due to its ability to energize the mind to bring its focus to manifestations.

This stone is not meant only for those who wish to get better at witchcraft. Hypersthene is for anyone who wants to remain focus and see what their goals are made manifest. The stone will help you to keep those goals in focus and at the same time energize your mind to go after such goals.

Imperial Topaz

This crystal has many uses, some of which include; preventing bad dreams, promoting self-esteem and confidence, bringing about charisma to the person using it. Another belief for it is that when it is combined with tiger eye, topaz brings money and wealth to a person.

Jade

Jade is one of the most popular stones used for carvings in various feng shui cures. While jade is more of a multipurpose stone with diverse ability, its most popular use is for purification.

As such, jade is usually regarded as the crystal for purity and serenity. For clearness, jade can soothe the mind and keep negative thoughts from it. It is also a powerful stone for treating kidney and adrenal glands problems.        

For serenity, the stone helps to restore balance and harmony to the wearer’s life. This harmony, in turn, will stimulate your mind to think better and make a more precise judgement.

If you are always finding little things irritable and lack tranquillity or are diagnosed with a kidney or adrenal problem, you might want to consider getting a jade stone.

Jasper

When tackling important issues or are about to make an important decision, you want to remain calm, focus and sharp.

Jasper is the stone to go for at such important moments. Jasper is popularly known among energy healers as the supreme nurturer. This crystal can help you stay focus, collected and confident even in the face of the most challenging adversaries. Jasper also absorbs negative energy which otherwise could impair your senses of focus.

Kunzite

This crystal helps to bring a healthy relationship between the emotions of the heart and mind. It can be useful for a person under stress, particularly if it’s due to an argument as it helps to relieve tension and promote peace.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis lazuli is one of the most highly sought-after stones in ancient Egypt. This white blue stone is highly prized for its ability to connect the wearer to the universal source of wisdom. As such, the stone is regarded as the symbol of royalty, wisdom, gods and power.

Today lapis lazuli is regarded by most energy healers as the crystal of truth. It helps to reveal the innermost truth and wisdom that may have otherwise eluded you. To bring out this inner truth, the stone tends to diminish some of the negative emotions such as repressed anger etc. which may otherwise reduce your ability to express these inner feelings and truth to their fullest potential.

Lapis lazuli also encourages dignity in friendship and as such, can bring peace and honest into a relationship. This can help to increase the quality of intimacy that you have when you begin using the stone.

Lazulite

This crystal uses are mainly related to the brain as it helps one to focus whilst also increasing the function of the brain. As well as this it can be used at night to encourage more vivid and meaningful dreams.

Lepidolite

Lepidolite is the stone of transition. The stone brings about changes by rearranging and reorganizing your behaviours back to its original state.

This is why energy healers often recommend the stone for those who suffer addiction and will want to be free from its grip.

The stone can help heal addiction and other forms of emotional struggles through its ability to reorganize those deeply seated emotions and changes back to their default and pure state. Physically, the stone can help improve the immune system, sharpen the nervous system and reorganize genetic codes to bring about a dimensional shift in emotional health.

Lithium Quartz

Lithium quartz is very useful for meditation as it helps to relieve tension and at the same time helps to activate all of the chakras, particularly the third eye and heart chakra. It can also be used to benefit a relationship with someone as it can enhance intimacy and passion when left under both of there pillows.

Moldavite

Much like lazulite this crystal can help enhance dreams and make them more vivid. It can also be useful in helping a person disconnect from unhealthy attachments by awakening the intelligence of the heart.

Moonstone

Some fortune-tellers will use this crystal as it helps to foretell the future and enhance intuition, as well as bringing about good fortune. Some people will use it to help them when doing something such as a project as it promotes inspiration.

Morganite

This crystal can help someone develop trust for another whilst also helping relieve them of unhealthy emotions. It can help a person feel more joy and confidence within themselves.

Obsidian

Obsidian is the healing crystal meant for intensive protection and care of the mind. The stone is often used to form a shield around the mind to help protect it from both physical and emotional negativity.

This stone is also helpful when it comes to clearing your mind of negative energy and blockage for clarity, strength and compassion. Where these already exist, Obsidian can heighten them.

Physically, Obsidian is used to aid digestion, pain reduction and detoxification. If you constantly experience menstrual pains or constant headaches, Obsidian may be a stone you want to keep close by in addition to your doctor’s prescriptions.

Optical Calcite

Optical Calcite helps to speed up development on both a physical and spiritual level, whilst encouraging self-trust. It can also aid ‘clear sight’, both literally and symbolically.

Orange Kyanite

Orange Kyanite, in particular, is a very uplifting variety of Kyanite as it is highly energizing and motivational. It can also help promote and enhance creativity.

Oregon Sunstone

This crystal helps relieve someone of feelings of failure and also eases sad memories from the past. its properties do vary from ordinary Sunstone.

Peridot

Peridot is commonly linked with the heart chakra, as it can be used to balance and stimulate that chakra. It is a great crystal for compassion and healing and can be used to heal and bring harmony to all kinds of relationships, particularly marriage.

Petalite

Petalite is a very powerful protection stone as it helps to shield against negativity. It can also help to heal somebody after emotional trauma and encourage them to love and take care of themselves.

Phenakite

This crystal can assist in linking the third eye and crown chakras.it is also believed to stimulate prosperity and financial abundance, as well as heightening psychic abilities

Pink Tourmaline

This is a powerful healing crystal which can be linked to helping people recover from depression. This is because it can help relieve attachments to past illnesses or injuries.

Prasiolite

Prasiolite helps to relax the respiratory system and helps to leave a calming effect. It can also be used to help strengthen and express a person’s emotions.

Preseli Bluestone

This stone is very much related to getting in touch with past lives particularly in the time of Celtic Britain. It is believed that this stone can help you gain information about the past and even connect with ancestors from that period of time.

Rhodonite

Rhodonite is for emotional stability and healing. This stone can help you heal from past emotional traumas, abuse and scars. It does this by nurturing peace and love within your heart. Most importantly, the stone helps to stimulate the heart to become receptive again to these feelings and make you more open.

If you always find yourself behind the closed doors in groups or always putting up walls to avoid heartbreaks, you might want to consider getting a rhodonite as it can help nurture self-love within your heart.

Physically, rhodonite provides relieve from insect bits and can be used to promote growth as well as for healing hearing organs.

Ruby

Ruby is the healing crystal for restoring vitality and replenishing your energy levels. The redness of this stone is also a strong sign of its ability to improve your sex life, sensuality and accentuate your physical beauty.

Ruby in ancient times is the healing crystal for removing poison and toxins from the body. Today, you can use this stone to understand the truth about your mind as it brings about a heightened state of self-awareness when used regularly.

Sapphire

Sapphire is a blue colour crystal. It is regarded as the stone of wisdom and beauty.

Thus, it is used to attract prosperity, happiness and peace. The stone is also an important magnet for sharpening your intuition.

Being a stone of beauty, Sapphire will not only beautify the physical body but will also open your mind to the beauty of your life and that of the people around you.

Sapphire is also used to treat physical health issues like depression, anxiety, eye issues and blood disorders.

Sardonyx

Sardonyx is a highly protective crystal that is used mainly to heighten the wearer’s state of happiness, optimism and self-control.

A lot of people tend to erroneously believe that black onyx is the only type of black stone. Black onyx is instead the most common black in the market and the one with higher demand. Sardonyx is the more infamous but highly effective black that could be used to earth the wearer’s life.

Earthing brings about stability and attracts fortune. The end of this is a happier life with good stamina.

Go with sardonyx if you are looking for a crystal that could improve the stability of your life, friendship, marriage and happiness.

Seraphinite (Seraphina)

That which is from above is above all and can enlighten us on the better ways of life. Seraphina is named after seraphim, an angel.

Seraphina is the healing crystal for enlightenment. It is one of the few healing crystals that can help you connect with higher powers for spiritual enlightenment. As such, the stone is often recommended for those who will want to gain a better understanding of the secrets of life and the universe.

Physically, Seraphina can aid the healing of the brain, nerves and spinal cord.

Scheelite

This crystal can create a focus for those who find meditation difficult. It is very useful for restoring energy when feeling low and depleted.

Silicon

Silicon encourages calmness, a feeling of lightness and a sense of peaceful serenity upon a person. It can also enhance communication and thoughts.

Stalactitic Chalcedony

This is very high-frequency vibration crystal and therefore is generally for the more experienced users. This is due to the fact that it can aid communication with both the Angelic Realms and with nature spirits

Starburst Quartz

This crystal helps one to follow hopes, dreams, and ambitions to their greatest height. It also helps to lift spirits and encourages drive and ambition.

Stromatolite

Stromatolite is one of the oldest stones on the planet. The stone was formed from the crystallization of early life on the planet thousands of years ago and remained one of the most prized stones for healing.

Stromatolite is regarded as the stone of transformation. It helps in emotional level transformation and can help to stabilize your emotional health as it removes all blockage and chakras.

Since stromatolite helps in removing blockage, it is an excellent aid for meditation and can improve your ability to focus during meditation. Since it consists mainly of ancient remains of organisms, stromatolite is believed to be able to link the wearer to ancient source of wisdom.

Sunstone

Sunstone helps to uplift someone when there feeling low, that’s why it can be used alongside other things as a form of anti-depressant. In relation to this, it can help let go of feelings of failure and eases sadness from the past.

Tibetan Quartz

This crystal is recommended for more experienced crystal healers as it exhibits a powerful, focused and detached linear energy. Also, due to the fact that it can be used as a wand or control crystal.

Titanite

Titanite helps to calm, stabilize and balance moods and emotions. Alongside this, it acts as an overall healing crystal.

Tsavorite

this can be used to help overcome and accept challenges we come across in life whilst giving us the energy to face them.

Turquoise

This crystal can help to strengthen, calm and protect, whilst blocking out negative influences and helping prevent mood swings by promoting self-expression.

Vanadinite

Vanadinite is a powerful energy booster and can encourage one’s creativity as it helps to clear obstructions in this department. It also offers stamina to see a particular task through.

Vera Cruz Amethyst

This crystal can help aid sleep as it gives off very calm and soothing energy. It is also believed to be helpful when going through bereavement or addiction.

Wavellite

This is a good crystal for self-progression and allows someone to see the whole picture in any situation. It is also good for distributing energy evenly throughout the body.

Xenotime

Xenotime helps to remove obstructions in the way of success and helps a person to focus on an end goal, whilst enhancing creative abilities.

Zincite

This is an energizing and mood-lifting crystal. It is also a good aid for manifestations when used in small doses.

Zircon

This is a helpful crystal in terms of bereavement as it can help recovery from loss, and can aid detachment from the material side of the world.

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