7 Chakra Stones for Emotional and Spiritual Wellness
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Crystals, by their very nature, each have a unique vibrational frequency. Likewise, the chakras, energy centers that in some spiritual traditions are thought to exist in the human body, also resonate with their own unique vibrational energy.
It is believed that the vibrational frequency of certain crystals can help to balance and align the energy of the chakras, leading to improved physical and emotional well-being.
Many different crystals are associated with different chakras and their corresponding energies.
In this blog post, we will explore the properties of chakra stones and how to use them in your spiritual practice.
What Are Chakra Stones?
Chakra stones are powerful tools for spiritual healing and balance. These stones are believed to have unique healing energy that can help align and clear the chakras.
By tapping into the energy of chakra stones, we can promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, chakra stones can help you connect with your inner power and bring balance to your life.
What Are the 7 Chakra Stones
There are multiple chakra healing stones for each chakra. Below we will give an example for each one, but you will also be to click through to find a more comprehensive list for each one.
The root chakra, located at the base of the spine, is associated with the color red and the element earth. It governs our sense of safety and security.
Smokey Quartz is a powerful stone that is known to balance the root chakra by drawing out negative energy, enhancing strength in the physical body.
According to crystal healing practitioners, smokey quartz can help to heal the root chakra by grounding and stabilizing its energy.
This can help to promote feelings of safety and security and can also help to improve physical and emotional well-being.
The sacral chakra, located in the reproductive organs, is associated with the color orange and the element water. It governs our sense of creativity and sexual energy.
Orange Carnelian is a stone of creativity, courage, and prosperity. It is used to enhance vitality, sexuality, and self-worth and to create a loving space within the home.
The creative power of Orange Carnelian aids in manifesting dreams into the physical world, helping you achieve goals and creating your ideal life.
Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar plexus chakra, located in the upper abdomen, is associated with the color yellow and the element fire. It governs our sense of personal power and self-esteem.
Tigers Eye is the stone of strength and courage.
Tigers eye is the perfect stone for encouraging personal power, improving self-confidence and self-esteem, and achieving personal goals.
Like a tiger, it imbues the solar plexus chakra with sharpened instinct and bravery when facing challenges.
Click here for a complete list of Solar Plexus Chakra Stones.
The heart chakra, located in the center of the chest, is associated with the color green and the element air. It governs our ability to love and be loved.
Green Aventurine is a form of quartz believed to embody nature’s pure energy.
This stone can be used to attract prosperity and abundance and to heal the heart chakra with its positive, nurturing energy, promoting emotional healing.
Green Aventurine is often worn as a necklace that allows the stone to sit directly on the breast bone to allow its healing powers to permeate the heart chakra.
The throat chakra, located in the throat, is associated with the color blue and the element ether. It governs our ability to communicate and express ourselves.
The throat chakra is all about self-realization and speaking our truth. Blue Apatite’s energy helps us do this by facilitating communication with the higher self.
Blue Apatite encourages us to communicate our inner truth by promoting confidence and self-esteem.
Blue Apatite is an excellent stone to keep on you if you are anxious about any upcoming public speaking or presentation you might be making.
Third Eye Chakra
The third eye chakra, located between the eyebrows, is associated with the color indigo and the element light. It governs our intuition and psychic abilities.
In some spiritual and metaphysical beliefs, Lapis Lazuli is thought to have properties that can aid in opening the third eye and enhancing spiritual powers., such as astral travel and lucid dreaming.
Lapis Lazuli helps to connect you with your spiritual self, helping you to discover and manifest dreams in physical reality.
To use Lapis Lazuli to help open your third eye, simply place it on the center of your forehead, close your eyes and anchor your focus to it.
Crown Chakra Stones
The crown chakra, located at the top of the head, is associated with the color violet and the element consciousness. It governs our connection to spiritual energies.
Amethyst’s instantly recognizable and iconic deep purple aura possesses many therapeutic and metaphysical properties.
Thought to be rich in positive energy, amethyst is a powerful crystal for spiritual awareness.
It helps to clarify past experiences and attracts inspiration from the spirit realm to help guide us in our everyday lives.
Amethyst imbues the crown chakra with divine energies that help us to navigate through life with spiritual wisdom.
How to Use Chakra Stones
To use chakra stones for balancing and aligning your chakras, follow these steps:
You can also incorporate chakra stones into other chakra healing practices. For example, you place chakra stones around your meditation area when practicing Bija Mantra meditation or chakra mudra meditation.
You can also integrate them into a chakra yoga practice or just hold onto them when you practice chakra affirmations.
How to Cleanse Chakra Stones
There are several methods for cleansing chakra stones. Here are a few common methods:
This method involves using the smoke from burning herbs, such as sage or sweetgrass, to cleanse the stone. To use this method, light the herb and hold the chakra stone in the smoke for a few minutes
This method involves using sea salt to cleanse the stone. To use this method, place the chakra stone in a bowl of sea salt for a few hours or overnight. Be sure to rinse the stone with water afterward to remove any salt residue.
This method involves using the energy of the moon to cleanse the stone. To use this method, place the chakra stone outside or near a window where it can be exposed to moonlight for a few hours or overnight.
It is important to cleanse your chakra stones regularly to remove any negative energies they may have absorbed. This will help to ensure that they are able to effectively support your chakra balancing and alignment practice.
Here’s a quick overview of each of the major chakras
Root Chakra – Security & survival
Sacral Chakra – Relationships & sexuality
Solar Plexus Chakra – Self-esteem & trust
Heart Chakra – Love & compassion
Throat Chakra – Creativity & communication
Third Eye Chakra – Sixth sense & intuition
Crown Chakra – Connection to spirit, higher purpose
MindEasy founder & meditation teacher
Griff Williams is an accredited meditation teacher and founder of MindEasy. He spent 12 years working as a London firefighter before changing paths to pursue building MindEasy. He received his diploma in meditation teaching from The British School of Meditation.