Healing Crystals: A Guide To 40 Essential Gemstones

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When we want to buy crystals, open an online crystal store or go to a physical store, we will find a wide variety of crystals. This will leave us at a loss. Which crystals should we choose? Although we recommend that you buy crystals that appeal to you, before buying crystals, knowing some crystal knowledge in advance can help you understand those beautiful crystals in depth. This article lists forty common crystals. They can be bought in most crystal shops, and they have a variety of uses. They are very suitable for those who are just getting started with crystals.

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Agate

The color of agate is very rich, there are various colors. Different agates have different characteristics due to their different colors. Agate is made of quartz crystal, so its crystal structure is hexagonal.

  • Origin: all over the world
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Shape: natural, polished, polished/cut into slices
  • Energy Properties: Amplify
  • Color: black, blue, brown, gray, green, colorful, orange, purple, red, white, yellow
  • Chakra: Corresponding to the corresponding chakra according to the corresponding color
  • Placement: In the chakra, put in the pocket, wear jewelry
  • Best used for: balance emotions, help calmness, help focus and concentration, blue agate can help connect and be honest; moss agate can release unconditional love; orange agate can help self-control; pink agate represents sympathy;
  • Matching stones: different colors of agate, white crystal
  • More about agate
Amazonite

Amazonite

Amazonite is a feldspar stone, which represents truth and courage. The blue-green amazonite corresponds to the heart chakra and throat chakra. The blue of amazonite is very deep and can help people achieve peace of mind. Therefore it is also called a balanced stone.

  • Origin: Australia, Brazil, Canada, the United States
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Shape: natural, polished, polished
  • Energy properties: absorption
  • Color: green, blue
  • Chakras: Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra
  • How to use: Place on the heart chakra or throat chakra
  • Best used for: tell the truth, balance the throat chakra and heart chakra; unconditional love, balance and understanding; integrity, forgiveness, soothing negative emotions
  • Matching stones: pink crystal
  • Tips for using: When you are about to face a stressful day, you can wear amazonite to help you stay stable.
  • More about amazonite
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Amber

The amber is not crystal, but the sap of the pine tree is petrified. Because of its healing properties, the stone that was cured by amber was used at that time. Amber can help people relieve the pain of inflammation.

  • Origin: Germany, Russia
  • Crystal structure: amorphous
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy properties: absorption and amplification
  • Color: brown
  • Chakra: Sun Chakra
  • How to use: to be worn as jewelry
  • Best used for: protection, purification
  • Matching stones: white crystal
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Ametrine

Ametrine is different from citrine and amethyst, it is very beautiful. Ametrine combines and amplifies the characteristics of these two crystals.

  • Origin: Canada, Mexico, the United States, etc.
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: purple and yellow
  • Chakra: Sahasrara
  • How to use: for jewelry
  • Best used for: Transform negative energy and promote the circulation of positive energy
  • Matching stones: amethyst, citrine, white crystal

Apache Tears

Apache tears are round or oval obsidian, which is a kind of volcanic glass. Apache tears have strong healing properties, especially for sad emotions.

  • Origin: all over the world
  • Crystal structure: amorphous
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: black or gray
  • Chakra: Sea Chakra
  • How to use: Put it in your pocket or carry it with you
  • Best used for: Cure sadness and negative emotions
  • Matching stones: pink crystal
  • Tips for useing: deal with sad things
Apatite

Apatite

Apatite has a beautiful blue-green color, and its hardness is relatively soft, so it is fragile. When storing, do not store it with other crystals, be careful to avoid damage.

  • Origin: Mexico, Norway, Russia, the United States, etc.
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: green and blue
  • Chakras: sea chakra, throat
  • How to use: Meditation is held in the hand
  • Best used for: Eliminate negative energy, increase energy vibration, strengthen intuition
  • Matching stones: white crystal, amethyst, pink crystal
  • More about apatite
Aquamarine

Aquamarine

The blue-green color of aquamarine has a calming and soothing effect, so it is especially useful for people who are anxious and fearful. Carrying aquamarine when traveling can protect our journey safely.

  • Origin: Brazil, Mexico, Russia
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: blue
  • Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • Best used for: stability, soothes anxiety, promotes courage
  • Matching stones: white crystal, amethyst, turquoise
  • More about aquamarine
Aventurine

Aventurine

Aventurine is formed by the combination of quartz and other minerals. The colors of aventurine include blue, green, red, and orange, but green is the most common. Its main ingredient is quartz, so aventurine is a kind of energy amplifier, which can amplify the energy corresponding to other colors.

Origin: Brazil, China, Russia

Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system

Shape: Natural

Energy properties: Amplify

Color: blue, green

Best used for: Strengthen leadership and amplify advantages

Matching stones: tourmaline, turquoise

More about aventurine 

Calcite

Calcite

Calcite has various colors, and different colors correspond to different chakras. Because its crystal structure is hexagonal crystal system, its characteristics can help you realize your wishes.

  • Origin: Brazil, Iceland, Russia
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: black, blue, gray, green, orange
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Best used for: Purify, help you soothe your emotions
  • More about Calcite
Blue Obsidian Pyramid

Chalcedony

Chalcedony is quartz doped with certain metal minerals. Agate is a type of chalcedony. The ability of chalcedony can help us express our hearts.

  • Origin: Austria, Brazil, Russia, the United States
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal system/monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: blue
  • Chakra: Throat Chakra
  • How to use: necklace, earrings, put on the throat
  • Best used for: express creativity, promote calmness, reduce self-doubt, and balance emotions
  • Matching gemstones: white crystal, soda stone, lapis lazuli
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Danburite

There are many kinds of colors of Sai Topaz. All the colors of the yellow crystals are high-vibration stones, which are related to spiritual enlightenment and connection to higher powers. Sai Huang Jing is a kind of stone that can help heal deep emotional pain and trauma.

  • Origin: Japan, Mexico, Russia, the United States
  • Crystal structure: orthorhombic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: transparent, gray, green
  • Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • How to use: When you feel stressed, put it in your pocket or in the room
Emerald

Emerald

Emerald is one of the minerals of beryl. It is the same beryl as aquamarine and morganite. Emerald with a unique green color is a model for promoting benevolence and compassion.

  • Origin: Austria, Brazil
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: green
  • Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • Best used for: produce unconditional love, forgiveness, enhance intuition
  • Matching stones: aquamarine, morganite, white crystal, etc.
  • More about emerald
Epidote

Epidote

Epidote is a monoclinic crystal system, a guarantee stone for love. It helps to improve the balance of interpersonal relationships and relationships between partners, while enhancing friendship and personal growth. Epidote can amplify the energy of other stones.

  • Origin: Canada, France, Norway
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: green
  • Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • How to use: Hold it in your hand and place it next to other stones that need to be purified
  • Best used for: connect with nature, clear energy barriers, strengthen self-intuition
  • Matching stones: any stone that needs a magnifying effect
  • More about epidote
Raw green fluorite G-S-A

Fuchsite

Fuchsite is a shiny green silicate mineral. It is the stone that protects us. In nature, rubies are often embedded in fuchsite. Fuchsite can help with energy and emotional healing.

  • Origin: Brazil, India and Russia
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Shape: Natural
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: green
  • Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • How to use: used as bracelets and other jewelry
  • Best used for: balance
  • Matching stone: ruby
Garnet

Garnet

Garnet is famous for its bright red color. But garnet has other colors, such as green and orange.

  • Origin: all over the world
  • Crystal structure: equiaxed crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: brown, green, orange red, red
  • Best used for: Amplify energy, protect and stimulate vitality, and enhance energy.
  • Matching stones: smoky crystal
  • More about garnet
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Howlite

Howlite has the texture of turquoise, the color is lighter, and it is white gray, gray and so on. White stone can help us connect with spiritual things.

  • Origin: United States
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: white, gray
  • Chakra: Sahasrara
  • Best used for: Connect with spiritual things, stabilize anxiety, reduce stress and negative emotions.
  • Matching stones: turquoise, amethyst
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Jade

The color of jade is mostly green, but also white and orange. It is valued in many cultures.

  • Origin: China, the Middle East, Russia, the United States
  • Crystal system: monoclinic system
  • Energy properties: Absorption
  • Color: black, blue, green, gray, orange, purple, red, yellow, etc.
  • Best used for: protect us, reduce excessive cravings, increase energy, and increase trust
  • More about jade
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Jasper

Jasper is a polymer of other minerals such as quartz and chalcedony. Jasper can absorb excess energy and help balance energy.

  • Origin: all over the world
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: black, blue, brown, green, orange, red, yellow
  • Best used for: Weaken and balance excessive energy, grounding energy
  • Matching stones: tourmaline
  • More about jasper
Kyanite Flame

Kyanite

The most common color of kyanite is blue, but there are also yellow, green, black, and orange. Kyanite is a fragile stone, often in the shape of a blade. Kyanite does not need to be purified, because it does not retain any energy, but only promotes the flow of energy, which is why Kyanite is not a stone known for absorbing and amplifying energy.

  • Origin: Brazil
  • Crystal structure: triclinic system
  • Color: black, blue, gray, green, orange, yellow, white
  • Best used for: create a channel for the circulation of power, clear energy barriers
  • Matching stones: placed between two crystals to assist the flow of energy between the two
  • More about kyanite
Labradorite

Labradorite

The labradorite that has not been polished looks like an ordinary stone. After being polished, the brilliance of the labradorite appears, showing a rainbow-like color.

  • Origin: Canada, Italy, etc.
  • Crystal structure: triclinic system
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: blue, purple, etc. with a variety of flashing colors
  • Chakras: Throat Chakra, Brow Chakra
  • Best used for: reduce negative energy, alleviate negative components of character, and promote intuition
  • Matching stones: white crystal, amethyst
  • More about labradorite
Lapis Lazuli

Lapis lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is not a crystal structure, but a metamorphic rock. However, lapis lazuli possesses magical powers and is admired by many cultures.

  • Origin: Chile, Egypt, Middle East
  • Crystal structure: amorphous
  • Energy properties: Absorption
  • Color: blue
  • Chakra: Throat Chakra
  • Best used for: Bring harmony and enhance self-expression
  • Matching crystals: white crystal
  • More about Lapis lazuli
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Larimar

Lalima is a blue sauclite, only found in the Dominican Republic. Lalimar is a calming stone generated in lava, also called dolphin stone.

  • Origin: Dominican Republic
  • Crystal structure: triclinic system
  • Energy properties: Absorption
  • Color: blue
  • Chakras: Throat Chakra, Brow Chakra
  • Best used for: stability, relaxation, and calmness
  • Matching crystals: white crystal, transparent plaster
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Lodestone

Lodestone is also called magnetite, which is a black magnetic stone formed by iron oxide. You will often find it attracts small iron blocks through magnetic force.

  • Origin: Austria, Canada
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: Black
  • Chakra: Sea Chakra
  • Best used for: Attract the things you create
  • Matching stones: it has a strong power in itself
Malachite

Malachite

Malachite presents a beautiful dark green with darker and lighter green stripes. Malachite is very popular among crystal lovers because of its fantastic stripes.

  • Origin: Congo, Middle East, Russia
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: green
  • Best used for: absorb negative energy and protect our safety.
  • Matching stone: lapis lazuli
  • More about malachite
moldavite

Moldavite

Moldavite is a kind of glass meteorite. It is a rock formed by a meteor hitting the earth, so we call it a space rock. Moldavite are high-vibration stones called synergy stones, which can be used with many high-vibration stones. Large moldavite are very expensive.

Origin: Czech Republic, Germany

Crystal structure: amorphous

Energy characteristics: zoom in

Color: green

Chakras: Heart and Sahasrara

Best used for: connect with things on the spiritual level, stabilize emotions, and improve energy vibration

Matching Crystals: Topaz

More about moldavite

 

Moonstone

Moonstone

Moonstone is a kind of feldspar characterized by milky white, with milky white luster. Like other monoclinic stones, moonstone is a protective stone and can also improve your intuition.

  • Origin: Austria, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy characteristics: zoom in
  • Color: black, pink, white
  • Chakra: Eyebrow Chakra
  • Best used for: help make decisions and think rationally
  • Matching stones: pink crystal, amethyst
  • More about moonstone
Obsidian

Obsidian

Obsidian is volcanic glass formed by squeezing lava when it cools. It is usually black, sometimes with some spots, such as snowflake obsidian. Obsidian helps protect us.

  • Origin: all over the world
  • Crystal structure: amorphous
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: black or with spots of other colors
  • Chakra: Sea Chakra
  • Best used for: Purify aura, purify negative emotions
  • Matching crystal: white crystal, transparent plaster
  • More about obsidian
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Onyx

Onyx is a kind of chalcedony with parallel stripes. It can strengthen protection and help you balance your transitional sex drive.

  • Origin: Brazil, Italy, Mexico
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy properties: Absorption
  • Color: Black
  • Chakra: Sea Chakra
  • Best used for: Be grounded, absorb excessive sexual desire, increase the harmony of intimacy, and enhance autonomy
  • Matching stones: agate, chalcedony
  • More about onyx
Opal

Opal

Opal is regarded as a precious gem because of its gleaming and changing cold light. Due to the lack of crystal structure, opal is not strictly a crystal. The texture of opal is relatively soft and fragile. Do not purify it with water or salt during storage.

  • Origin: Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico
  • Crystal structure: amorphous
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: black, blue, green, green, orange, pink, red, purple
  • Best used for: creativity, promote the transformation process
  • More about opal
Peridot

Peridot

Peridot presents a beautiful green color and is a precious gemstone, representing unconditional love, compassion and other emotions concentrated in the heart. Olivine is also a kind of purification and cleansing stone.

  • Origin: Egypt, Russia, Sri Lanka
  • Crystal structure: orthorhombic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: green
    Chakra: Heart Chakra
  • Best used for: can promote positivity and purify our aura
  • Matching crystals: white crystal, pink crystal, smoky crystal
  • More about peridot
Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite is a brightly colored pink stone with stripes. When his pink color is lighter, it will be considered as a pink crystal, and it has a similar super-self. Ran characteristics. However, generally speaking, you can tell that it is rhodochrosite rather than powder crystals from its deep red and white stripes.

  • Origin: Argentina, Peru, Russia, Uruguay
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: pink
  • Chakra: Sea Chakra
  • Best used for: unconditional love, be kind to yourself
  • Matching crystals: pink crystal, white crystal
  • More about rhodochrosite
Ruby

Ruby

Ruby are precious gemstones with a vivid red color. Ruby and sapphire are both a kind of precious mineral corundum. Its hardness is very high, ruby ​​will be embedded in chrome mica in minerals.

  • Origin: India, Mexico, Russia
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: red
  • Chakras: sea chakra, heart chakra
  • Best used for: courage, trust, unconditional love
  • Matching gems: sapphire, pink crystal
  • More about ruby
Sapphire

Sapphire

Like rubies, sapphires are also a kind of precious minerals. Most people think that sapphire is blue, but sapphire has many colors, including yellow, orange and pink. Sapphire is a protective stone and a strengthening stone.

  • Origin: Australia, Brazil, Canada, India
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: blue, orange, yellow, pink
  • Best used for: solve sleep problems, help sleep, enhance personal awareness
  • Matching gem: ruby
  • More about Sapphire 
Selenite

Selenite

Selenite is a type of plaster, and its texture is very soft. Selenite is a kind of protective stone, and it is also a kind of stone that does not need to be purified, because it does not absorb or store energy and can be used as a purification stone for other crystals.

  • Origin: China, India, the United States
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic system
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: White
  • Chakras: brow chakra, crown chakra
  • Best used for: protect from negative energy, purify negative energy, purify other crystals, connect intuition
  • Matching stones: all kinds of stones
  • More about selenite
Sodalite

Sodalite

Sodalite is a natural energy amplifier that can help you increase the energy you want in life. If one of your energy is surplus and other energies are insufficient, it will also help balance these energies.

  • Origin: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia
  • Crystal structure: equiaxed crystal system
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: blue with white
  • Chakras: Throat Chakra and Brow Chakra
  • Best used for: effective communication, balance emotions, connect intuition
  • Matching stones: Amethyst
  • More about sodalite
Raw Blue Fluorite

Tanzanite

Tanzanite can help release things that are no longer suitable for you, and it can also help clear energy barriers and unwanted energy. This gem is found in Tanzania.

  • Origin: Tanzania
  • Crystal structure: orthorhombic system
  • Energy properties: Amplify
  • Color: purple
  • Chakras: Throat chakra, brow chakra and crown chakra
  • Best used for: Eliminate unnecessary energy and things that are not suitable for you, and promote self-discovery
  • Matching crystals: white crystal, lapis lazuli
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Tiger's Eye

The brownish-yellow tiger’s eye is named tiger’s eye because its color resembles that of a tiger’s eye. There are also blue and red tiger eye stones. Tiger’s eye is a strengthening stone that can help you solve your struggles with self-problems.

  • Origin: Brazil, Canada, India, South Africa
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: absorption
  • Color: blue, red, yellow
  • Best used for: self-expression, self-worth, self-esteem, self-love, self-criticism
  • Matching crystal: Citrine
  • More about tigers’ eye
Topaz

Topaz

Topaz is an unusually clear gemstone that can help you purify energy and release things that are no longer suitable for you. It also helps to adjust and balance energy. Golden topaz is the most well-known topaz, and there are other colors including blue, transparent, pink, green, peach and pink.

  • Origin: Brazil, Canada, India, South Africa
  • Crystal structure: orthorhombic system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: blue, green, gold, peach, pink, yellow
  • Best used for: self-expression, self-worth, self-esteem, self-love, self-criticism
  • Matching stones: Tanzanite, lapis lazuli
  • More about topaz
Tourmalinated Quartz

Tourmaline

  • Tourmaline can help heal, and it is also a kind of stone that protects us.
  • Origin: Brazil, Sri Lanka
  • Crystal structure: hexagonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Best used for: show desire, enhance vitality, restore vitality
  • Matching stones: other tourmaline, transparent plaster, aquamarine
  • More about tourmaline 
Zircon

Zircon

  • Zircon is a protective and attractive natural mineral. It has a transparent appearance, much like a diamond.
  • Origin: Australia, Canada, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
  • Crystal structure: tetragonal crystal system
  • Energy characteristics: Amplify energy
  • Color: blue, yellow
  • Best used for: connect mental things, connect intuition, generate fun, and increase interest
  • Matching crystals: white crystal, aquamarine
  • More about zircon

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