Top 10 Crystals for Healing
Mindfulness is incredibly important to the body and the spirit, even more so when your body is sick or feeling unwell. While mainstream medicine is necessary and should be consulted for more serious ailments, the power of your mental state and innate ability to heal is a powerful tool, often overlooked.
Healing crystals can help you focus your energies and help you feel at peace enough to rest and rejuvenate during an illness or downtime in your life. You can also choose different crystals for different intentions, such as healing your financial outlook or looking to repair interpersonal relationships.
In this article, we’re looking at a wide range of different crystals that some people use in their practice to help channel a healing mindset into their life. Whether you’re looking to focus your mental energies on personal health, or are looking to repair and heal other aspects of your life, these crystals can help you be mindful of your ability to change your circumstances and maintain a positive mindset in the face of troubling situations.
Our Picks for Best Healing Crystals
Let’s take a closer look at the top 10 best crystals for healing.
- Clear Quartz
Clear quartz, besides being stunning, is useful in many different applications across several practices. Due to the clear nature of the crystal, it is often used to focus energies and is said to have a purifying effect on situations. Clear quartz can also reflect or amplify your energy, making it a perfect multi-use crystal for all sorts of healing situations.
This powerful purple stone is said to amplify your willpower, helping you channel your energies of change into your situations. Amethyst can also be associated with self-love and positivity, both of which are incredibly important when facing a situation where your body or mind is not in tip-top shape.
As the name would imply, this stone is associated with blood, the heart, and circulation, and can be used to help you focus on healing your heart center, as well as to target the root of an issue. Bloodstone is closely tied to the circulatory system in many practices, and with that in mind, it is useful for personal practices that are looking to send change and healing throughout the whole body.
While citrine is not directly associated with healing in the same way as some of the other crystals on this list, it is said to inspire confidence and creativity, and to instill your practice with the joy of life. These can all be positive intentions to keep in mind while healing from an experience of illness, and the bright color of citrine can help you reflect on the positive aspects of your life while you enjoy the brightness of this sunny crystal.
This lucky stone’s soothing coloration ties it closely to relaxation and calming. Turquoise can be used in some practices to help boost your luck and give you an added level of confidence when approaching medical situations. Of course, from another angle, this stone’s beautiful appearance can help bolster your overall mood, and the baby blue shade can remind you of sunny skies even when your life may seem overcast and cloudy.
Associated with luck and prosperity, jade can be used in some practices to heal your financial worries and can help you focus on the positives of your situation. By setting your intentions toward wealth and luck, you can direct your mental energies toward bettering your situation and seeing the potential for a brighter future full of health and wealth.
- Rose Quartz
Rose quartz is often associated with love thanks to its baby pink color but can be used in your practice to encourage self-love or to help you potentially heal interpersonal relationships, including your relationship with yourself. Remember, in times of poor health you need the most love, both from those around you and from yourself. Focusing on being kind to your body and your mind can do wonders for your overall mental health, which in turn can better your physical health as well.
Another prosperity stone, sapphire may be useful in your practice when focusing on healing your overall wealth, or in helping you prepare for times of financial insecurity. Sapphire is also incredibly striking to look at, and like the other stones on this list can remind you of your power to reach for a brighter future and take control of your own life.
- Tiger’s Eye
This stone's focus is all about keeping your eye on the prize, in this case, your self-motivation and determination when faced with difficult circumstances. Achievement, prosperity, and a sense of confidence can all be linked to this stone in some practices, making it a useful stone to have on hand.
Did you know that obsidian was used to craft surgical tools in some cultures? While this stone isn't used in a physical medical application necessarily, this stone has been associated with cutting away excess and letting go, as well as expressing your emotions. While the stone itself is dark, the reflective surface allows you to identify the things in your own life that are causing you to stress, as well as reflect on brighter times and a brighter future.
We know emotional and physical turmoil can be hard to deal with. With the help of the potential focusing nature of these crystals, you can influence your mindset and approach the trials and tribulations of this life with a positive, healing outlook that can, in turn, improve your body's natural ability to recover.
No matter the struggle facing you, focusing on maintaining your practice and grounding yourself can benefit you in all areas of your life and can help you avoid falling into the despair that comes with times of difficulty. We wish you health, comfort, and ease in the coming days, and hope this article brought you comfort in the face of the ever-shifting sands of life.