8 Powerful Root Chakra Stones for Personal Power and Emotional Strength

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The root chakra is the first of the body’s seven energy centers that makes up the chakra system. Our chakras are affected by our thoughts and actions and are directly related to our sense of spiritual and emotional stability.

When our chakras become unbalanced due to emotional or physical issues, we may experience various health problems.

By balancing the seven chakras through the use of meditation, yoga poses, affirmation, or healing stones, we can bring equilibrium back to our bodies and minds.

The Root Chakra

The root chakra, also known as the Muladhara chakra, is linked to our sense of stability and feeling grounded. When the root chakra is balanced, the individual feels a sense of safety and security.

When this chakra is out of balance, we may feel inadequate, fearful, or insecure. 

Imbalance can be caused by:

  • Feeling unsettled, anxious, or fearful.
  • Having low self-esteem.
  • Loneliness.
  • Never feeling satisfied.
  • Not having a clear message about who you are.

Root Chakra Stones

Certain healing crystals and chakra stones are thought to have the same vibrational energy as our chakras. By meditating on or wearing these stones, we can bring our chakras into balance and bring about emotional healing.

Here’s a list of stones and crystals for root chakra healing.

Black Obsidian

Black Tourmaline Root Chakra Stones

Black Obsidian is a form of volcanic glass formed when lava cools quickly to create a shiny black stone.

It’s believed to help individuals release negative emotions and fears and creates a deeper connection to our primal energy.

Black Obsidians’ strong connection to nature helps balance the root chakra by grounding and calming those who wear it.

Smoky Quartz

Smokey Quartz Root Chakra Stones

Smokey Quartz is a variety of translucent quartz with an opaque brownish smokey interior. It looks almost as if a shadow has been caught within its center.

Smokey quartz is a crystal that filters out negativity and allows positive thoughts to penetrate our consciousness.

Due to its cleansing abilities and protective energies, it is often used in smudging rituals in the home, as well as healing the root chakra.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli Root Chakra Stones

Lapis Lazuli is a blue stone that has been used since ancient times for its spiritual energies and mystical powers, and its thought that Lapis Lazuli can aid in achieving a spiritual awakening.

Also strongly connected to the throat chakra due to its deep blue color, this stone helps relieve feelings of loneliness and isolation by awakening intuition and psychic abilities.

Red Jasper

Red Jasper Root Chakra Stones

Red Jasper has a warm, earthy red color that is believed to help individuals feel secure and grounded.

Red Jasper has been worn for protection against negative influences and evil forces.

It is believed that Red Jasper aids in releasing negative energy from the body and stimulates the immune system.

Jasper stones come in a range of colors, including brown jasper and black jasper.

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye Root Chakra Stones

Tigers Eye is a yellow and brown gemstone that is said to impart masculine energy, physical strength, and courage to its wearer.

It’s believed that this protective stone helps reinforce the flow of energy to both the root and sacral chakra by helping ground and balance the individual wearing it.

It aids in elevating physical stability and dispelling feelings of insecurity.

Moss Agate

Moss Agate Root Chakra Stones

Moss Agate is a milky white stone with dark green layers running through it that resembles moss.

Moss Agate is believed to help strengthen an individual’s stability and self-confidence, dispel fears, and assist in the release of emotional blockages.

Moss Agate is an earthy stone with a strong connection to mother nature and the base chakras.

Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline Root Chakra Stones

Black Tourmaline is a black gemstone that is said to absorb negative energy to allow the holder to remain clear-headed and centered during conflicts or difficult times.

It’s also believed to promote a sense of self-worth and confidence.
Black Tourmaline is commonly used in talismans as protection against negative forces.

Chakra Guide

Here’s a quick overview of each of the major chakras

Root ChakraSecurity & 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

Griff Williams

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.