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The Beginners Guide to Crystals

The Beginner's Guide to Healing With Crystals

Crystals date back as far as ancient civilizations and since then have been used for their unique properties and abilities. Each crystal harnesses a special energy within them that can be used for particular purposes such as repelling energy, attracting energy, manifesting, beautification, protection and much more. In terms of healing, crystals have also been used to alleviate internal conflicts that arise within us.


Crystals such as amethyst, citrine, and carnelian - to name a few, have been recognized and used for their healing properties as they can aid and/or provide relief when in disturbance. To go more in depth, this article will explain a few crystals - such as the ones named above and more.

Amethyst: Amethyst appears as purple and inhibits a protective, healing, and purifying energy. It can help with insomnia, boost hormone production, and cleanse blood. It can also relieve pain and stress. Additionally, it can bring forth spiritual wisdom, humility and sincerity.

Turquoise: Turquoise appears as blue and is recognized for its healing energy specifically towards the mind, body, and soul. It can help with the respiratory, skeletal, and immune systems while also providing emotional stability required for grounding. It' s also identified as a good luck charm.

Ruby: Ruby is a red crystal. In ancient times, they were used to help remove toxins and improve the circulatory system. They can also help restore vitality and energy levels. Rubies can also be used to help bring self-awareness and the realization of truth to one ’ s mind.

Citrine: Citrine is an orange and white colored crystal. Citrine can bring joy, wonder, and enthusiasm to your life and help release negative traits, such as fear. Citrine can also help encourage optimism, warmth, motivation, and clarity. It’ s also familiarized with its ability of enhancing mindful qualities, like creativity and concentration.

Carnelian: Carnelian is a red colored crystal. Carnelian harnesses energy that can boost confidence and acts as an external force of motivation. It also helps with alleviating stress and stabilizing energy. Carnelian can help with blood circulation, blood pressure, menstrual cramps and heart rate.

There are many other crystals out there with alike properties, if not more than the ones listed above. When searching for the crystals it' s encouraged to figure out what it is you need so you can find the best crystal suited for you.

Researched and written by Alise Morgan