With all the chaos in the world, we all are in need of a bit of emotional healing. Luckily, we've put together a list of our five favorite crystals to work with, for healing and acceptance. Whether overcoming trauma, needing help letting go of the past, or perhaps you just need a pick-me-up after a rough day.
Good For: overcoming heartache & trauma, self-love, self-confidence, protection, cleansing
Pink tourmaline, is often overshadowed by it's more popular sibling, black tourmaline. However, pink tourmaline is a powerful crystal to work with when needing to heal the heart chakra.
Like all tourmalines, it is protective in nature and repels negative energies. As well as, negative thoughts and intentions. Additionally, tourmalines promote self-confidence and an understanding of oneself.
However, pink tourmaline takes it a step further. In that it cleanses the heart of emotional pain and trauma and filters them into feelings of love. Pink tourmaline attracts both internal and external love. It instils in us, that we must love ourselves before being able to love others. In other words, self-love is the most important love. It also offers feelings of trust and safety in loving again.
Good for: starting over, new beginnings, acceptance, self confidence, self-love, emotional healing
Aside from being one of the coolest looking crystals, flower agate, has many benefits.
Also, known as cherry blossom agate, flower agate is our favorite crystal to use for embarking on something new, while needing to come to terms with something of the past. Like all agates, flower agate is a stabilizer and has a very calming nature. It is a stone that takes time, but yields longer term benefits. It's ornate blossoms represent self-growth. It promotes self-love, repels self-doubt, and increases self confidence. Additionally, flower discourage negativity, aids in overcoming trauma, and promotes the love and courage needed to start over.
Good for: overcoming stress & depression, addiction, protection, inner truth, calming
Ocean jasper is a nurturing stone. It brings a sense of calm during times of stress. It is also great for those suffering from depression. It is a protective stone and absorbs negative energies. It helps with battling problems, “head on” and offers courage. It is great for someone seeking inner truth.
Ocean Jasper gives off a very vibrant energy and is great for elevating ones mood. It can be helpful for those battling addictive or compulsive behaviors by enhancing emotional strength and energies. It stimulates imaginative thinking and promotes structure and organization. It can be used to align all chakras and is said to prolong sexual pleasure.
Good for: balance, peace, communication, problem Solving, Emotional Healing
Despite its name, amazonite has nothing to do with the Amazon River. However, the strength it instills, is often compared that that of the formidable body of water.
Amazonite is effective as a calming stone. It brings about balance, specifically to feminine and masculine energies. It is great for someone overcoming trauma. It is wonderful at shielding against geopathic stress and electromagnetic pollution. It aids in dissolving worry and fear. Amazonite filters out negative energy. It enhances self-expression and communication. It promotes universal love and discourages anger and agitation. It aids in problem solving and analyzing multiple points of views.
It can be used on the heart, throat, and third-eye chakras.
Ruby Zoisite (Anyolite)
Good for: overcoming heartache, manifestation, self-growth/reflection, motivation, positivity
Ruby zoisite is probably lesser than known than some of the other crystals on our list. However, it's one that's worth considering adding to your collection.
As the name suggests, ruby zoisite (anyolite) is a combination of both ruby and zoisite.
Ruby, is very energizing and increases one’s thirst for life. It aids in keeping the mind sharp and focused. It helps shield against psychic attack and remove negative energies.
Like ruby, zoisite, is great for removing negative energies and transmitting them into positive ones. It is great when needing to focus on one’s inner self and aids in manifestation. It also promotes creativity and is said to stimulate fertility.
Combined, this makes ruby zoisite a great protective stone that works to re-energize where you need it most. It works well with the heart chakra and helps alleviate heartache, bringing about a sense of peace. It is great for aiding in self-reflection and helps promote self-growth.
Disclaimer: The claims above have not been evaluated by the FDA. Crystals should not replace medical aid. If you are in need of medical attention, please seek a medical professional.