Devotees of crystal healing swear by its power to assist with happiness, health, wealth and overall power. But is it all a bunch of crazy nonsense?
Crystals work as amazing decorations for your room, but there is actually a science behind their beauty and their secret powers - and that's why healing crystals have been trending for this reason!
Celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Miranda Kerr are big fans of the practice and believe in all its healing powers.
Victoria Beckham talks of her large crystal collection across her social media, and her love has taken her to include it in her AW18 collection!
Meanwhile, Miranda Kerr is a lover of rose quartz and has used it in her skincare brand, Kora Organics. All of her products are infused with the crystal, and she has recently released a rose quartz face sculptor. Very boujee!
Here are the 5 most popular healing crystals and how they can help you.
Rose Quartz is known as the stone of love, directed at yourself, your family, your friends, the Earth and the overall universe. This stone has powers that open your heart and encourages positive thinking, self-forgiveness and self-love. It is also useful in promoting fertility, thus it is common for women who have trouble getting pregnant.
Clear Quartz is a stone that is a must in a beginner's collection. It is the perfect balancer for all the effects of the other stones, and is known as the master healer of crystals. It encourages clarity and harmony on all levels and is great for recharging energy in a positive state.
Amethyst is a purple stone that is all about healing of the body, mind and spirit. This stone is known for purification of stress, soothing irritability, balancing your mood and anxiety. It is fantastic for dealing with sadness and a perfect gift for anyone who is struggling with themselves. Some say that it works to strengthen the immune system and can assist through addiction recovery.
Citrine is a yellow stone that focuses on cleansing and rejuvenating. It carries the energy of the Sun, thus it is great to increase clarity, creativity and physical stamina. It allows for confidence to flourish and to focus on increasing your mood for a long period of time.
Carnelian is an orange, sometimes deep red, stone that focuses on stabilisation. It promotes positive life choices and motivates for success. It helps with clarification of the mind, perceptions and concentration during difficult times. This stone has also been used to combat lower back problems and arthritis due to the stable nature of its healing power.