Chakra Stones and Crystals and Their Healing Properties

Natural gemstones and crystals possess natural healing effects that are often utilized in yoga, meditation, and crystal work - wearing chakra healing bracelets - to help align the spirit, body, and mind. Some of the healing stones are as such: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Blue Agate, Green Aventurine, Calcite, Carnelian, Red Jasper, Black Onyx, Hematite, Lava Stone, and Wood Beads. And this blog attempts to provide the reader a list of the main 7 chakra stones and healing crystals and description of their healing properties.

Amethyst: is considered as a protective stone and is thought to encourage mental clarity and to help restrain obsessive behaviors. Because of its inherent high frequency nature, it creates a protective shield that blocks and keeps negative thoughts from intruding the mind. Consequently, it is believed to help purify the mind and reduce stress and anxiety and is often used to awaken higher consciousness in meditation.

Amethyst also enhances creativity and passion by strengthening the imagination and perception and refining the thinking habits of its wearer. In doing so, it is able to provide a boost to psychic abilities, intuition, and mental understanding that in return helps with making wiser decisions.

Amethyst is related to the Crown Chakra and is thought to help with liberating the mind and freeing it from destructive thoughts.

Lapis Lazuli: is believed to help achieve spiritual clarity, providing answers and deep self-conscious in times of uncertainty. It heightens and encourages self-awareness that in turn will help reveal spiritual purpose and inner-truth. It is also known to improve eternal personality qualities such as compassion, morality, and honesty. As a result, it provides encouragement to confront reality and speak truthfully with confidence, aiding in expressing emotions and replenishing relationships.

Lapis Lazuli also enhances intellectual abilities and encourages good judgement and wisdom. It increases the ability to retain memory and the desire to accumulate more knowledge.

Lapis Lazuli is related to the Third Eye Chakra, the energy center that processes knowledge, perception, and intelligence. 

Blue Agate: is known for its calming and nurturing properties. As much as it is illuminating and beautiful, its empowering energy will also award one with a strong sense of harmony and serenity. Because of its soothing nature, it helps ease frustration by neutralizing imbalanced emotions.

Blue agate resonates with the Throat Chakra that helps with expressing and elaborating suppressed thoughts effectively. It also improves verbal communication by enhancing the ability to organize ideas and opinions so that articulation of difficult subjects is easier achievable.  

Green Aventurine: It is considered as the “Stone of Opportunity” and believed to bring good luck and courage, naturally improving the likelihood of success in all areas of life. Its captivating energy not only attracts blessings to its wearer, it also supports settings where “opportunities” converge and become abundant. Green Aventurine helps free old habits, unfortunate recurrences, and setbacks that one might have experienced in life.

This great stone brings optimism and encouragement, allowing one to move forward with confidence and to tackle life challenges with no regard to previous disappointments. It also boosts one’s motivation and positivity so that growth becomes inevitably attainable.

Green Aventurine is related to the Heart Chakra, and it is an excellent stone for someone who is looking for a new beginning in life. 

Calcite: is known for its healing properties of linking feelings and mind together to obtain higher conciseness and psychic abilities. Having synchronized emotions and thoughts amplifies degree of concentration, enhancing learning abilities and mental expansion. As a result, the ability to have a wider perspective and renewed sense of commitment towards learning new skills become easily attainable.    

Calcite is associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra that symbolizes energy and intellect. Harmonized Solar Plexus Chakra increases self-esteem and confidence, allowing for a wiser intuition when confronted with complicated situations that require analytical problem solving skills.

Carnelian: is known for its natural energy to ease feelings of intimidation and anxiety during a stressful time. It also promotes courage, stamina, and motivation by keeping out and interrupting discouraging and negative thoughts. It enhances vitality to tackle challenging tasks and accomplish new goals without fear. Its healing characteristics help with meditation by allowing deeper concentration, reducing aggression and worries.

Carnelian is associated with the Sacral Chakra, providing the ability to experience freedom and to expand desires and interests. Having the courage and motivation to reach for impossible sets the stage for success and, ultimately, bringing joy and more appetite for living a vibrant life.  

Red Jasper: is known for its spiritual grounding energy, providing a strong connection to the earth and an understanding of natural events. It helps decipher complicated situations, stabilizes the Aura, and provides emotional equilibrium. Its steady frequency creates a long-lasting and calming energy, improving emotional balance, providing courage to face unpleasant obstacles, and the desire for developing an action-plan for imminent goals.

Red Jasper is associated with the Root Chakra, the energy center that helps with emotional stability. It also aids to stimulate the rise of the kundalini.

Black Onyx: is known as a protection stone and is believed to provide inner-strength when confronting challenges and conflicts. It also offers a balance between the opposite extremes in a wide variety of aspects in life, and aids to enhance self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making.

Black Onyx is thought to improve self-confidence in fighting fears, and offers courage to move beyond past unpleasant experiences and to heal previously encountered emotional wounds.  

Hematite: is known for its grounding and protective properties. Its strong connection with the nature and the earth provides a secure and safe feeling. It also dispels negativity and helps clear away any toxic emotions that may cause stress and anxiety. It is also believed to have the ability to balance and harmonize the energy between body, mind, and spirit, providing a peaceful state of mind.

Hematite activates the Root Chakra, maintaining a balanced and harmonized connection between one self and the nature. 

Lava Stone: also known as Basalt – is famous for its grounding and calming qualities that allow us to learn about wisdom, strength, and transformation. It helps strengthen one’s connection to Mother Earth and provides courage, allowing stability and balance through times of change and uncertainty. It is believed to help with dissipating anger and neglecting unwanted emotional attachments.

Wood Beads: Bring peace and calm and stimulate sense of awareness. They also Bring good luck and reduce negative energies. They help avoid melancholic thoughts and promote soothing state of mind.