Crystals A-Z guide
Here is our Crystals A-Z guide on the healing aspects of a variety of crystals written especially for us by Emily Browne.
Crystals A-Z by Emily Browne
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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.
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 is best recognized for bringing about a 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 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.
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 understand 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.
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 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 growing by encouraging them to use self-expression in a calm and loving manner.
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 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.
Benetoite 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.
This crystal is often used in meditation as it gives out a 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 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.
This crystal will assist those who’s 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 re assures them that their opinions are just as important.
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.
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 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.
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 affective in encouraging a person to feel a higher sense of love and compassion towards others.
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 is good for encouraging will power and strength, whilst helping to stimulate somebody’s physical abilities. It also helps to bring out confidence in a person.
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 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 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.
This is a grounding crystal and can help aid communication between people. It is also a very proactive stone.
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 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.
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 holds energies with the ability to handle change well and comfortably. It also brings vitality and creativity out in a person.
Fulgurite can be used to enhance phycic abilities and communication. It can help in the fore telling of the future as it aids concentration.
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 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.
This is a communication crystal which can help enhance telepathic and psychic abilities. It can be used to bring tranquility and a sense of calmness upon a person.
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.
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.
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 the past or future events.
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 its combined with tiger eye, topaz brings money and wealth to a person.
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 its due to an argument as it helps to relieve tension and promote peace.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 in particular is a very uplifting variety of Kyanite as it is highly energizing and motivational. It can also help promote and enhance creativity.
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 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 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.
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
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 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.
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.
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 encourages calmness, a feeling of lightness and a sense of peaceful serenity upon a person. It can also enhance communication and thoughts.
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
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.
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.
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.
Tibanite helps to calm, stabilize and balance moods and emotions. Alongside this it acts as an overall healing crystal.
this can be used to help overcome and accept challenges we come across in life whilst giving us the energy to face them.
This crystal can help to strengthen, calm and protect, whilst blocking out negative influences and helping prevent mood swings by promoting self-expression.
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 of a very calm and soothing energy. It is also believed to be helpful when going through bereavement or addiction.
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 helps to remove obstructions in the way of success and helps a person to focus on an end goal, whilst enhancing creative abilities.
This is an energizing and mood lifting crystal. It is also a good aid for manifestations when used in small doses.
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.