Crystals Used As a Powerful Means of Alternative Healing

Crystals have been used for centuries as a means of alternative healing. Our ancestors were fully aware of the healing power of nature. Below is a description of some of these powerful stones. I hope the information will be of some benefit to you. Enjoy your reading.

 Healing with Chrysocolla

Color-Green, blue, turquoise

Appearance-Opaque, often bands or inclusions, all sizes.

Attributes-Chrysocolla is a tranquil and sustaining stone. It helps in meditation and communication. It helps in accepting situations that are constantly changing and invokes great inner strength. Chrysocolla is beneficial to relationships that have become rocky by stabilizing and healing both the home and personal interaction. It cleanses, calms, and reenergizes all the chakras and aligns them with the divine. At the solar plexas chakra, it draws out negative emotions such as guilt, anger, and blame and reverses destructive emotional programming. At the heart chakra, it offers alternative healing for heartache and increases the ability to love. It improves communication at the throat chakra and opens the third eye chakra to psychic vision.

On the psychological level, Chrysocolla encourages self awareness and inner balance and gives confidence and sensitivity. It enhances personal power and inspires creativity. Chrysocolla helps in overcoming phobias, reduces mental tension, helps one keep a cool head, promotes truth telling and impartiality, and alleviates guilt and brings joy.

 Healing-Chrysocolla treats arthritis, bone disease, muscle spasms, the digestive tract, ulcers, blood disorders, and lung problems. It is great alternative healing method for the detoxification of the liver, kidneys, and intestines. It gives greater lung and breathing capacity as it re-oxygenates the blood and the cellular structure of the lungs. It regenerates the pancreas, regulates insulin, balances blood, strengthens muscles, alleviates muscle cramp, heals infections of the throat and tonsils, lowers blood pressure, and soothes burns. Chrysocolla provides relief of arthritis, strengthening the thyroid, and is beneficial for metabolism. It is an excellent stone for women as it successfully treats PMS and menstrual cramps.

Chrysoprase Used As Alternative Healing Color-Apple green, lemon

Appearance-Opaque, flecked, often small and tumbled.

Attributes-Chrysoprase imparts a sense of being a part of the divine whole. It induces deep meditative states which in a great form of alternative healing. The ancients believed this stone to promote love, truth, hope, and give personal insights. It draws out talents and stimulates creativity. Chrysoprase encourages fidelity in business and personal relationships. It energizes the heart and sacral chakras and brings universal energy into the physical body.

On the psychological level, Chrysoprase is calming and nonegotistical, creating openness to new situations. It assists in looking at egotistical motives in the past and the effect they have had on one's development. It aligns your ideals with your behavior. Chrysoprase helps in overcoming compulsive or impulsive thoughts and actions, it turns one's attention to positive events. This stone opposes judgmentalism, stimulates acceptance of oneself and others, promotes forgiveness and compassion, stimulates fluent speech and mental dexterity. It prevents you from speaking out unthinkingly in anger, lifts oppressive and recurrent images, preventing nightmares, especially in children. On an emotional level, it brings a sense of security and trust, is useful in healing codependence, supporting independence while encouraging commitment. It has a stong detoxifying action, can mobilize heavy metals out of the body, and stimulate liver function.

Chrysoprase is excellent for relaxation and peaceful sleep. It resonates with the sacral chakra enhancing fertility, reverses infertility caused by infection, and guards against sexually transmitted disease. Chrysoprase is an excellent stone for alternative healing as it aids gout, eye problems, mental illness, treats skin diseases, heart problems, and goiters, balances the hormones, and soothes the digestive system. It brings universal energy into the body, increases absorption of vitamin C, treats fungal infections, heals the inner child helping release emotions locked since childhood.

Alternative Healing with Cinnabar

Color-Red, brown-red, gray

Appearance-Small, crystalline or granular mass on matrix.

Attributes-Cinnabar is another great stone for alternative healing. However, it is an expensive stone. This may not be a bad thing as one of its attributes is its ability to attract abundance. It also increases persuasiveness and assertiveness in selling, aids in prospering in one's endeavors without aggression. Cinnabar assists organization and community work, business, and finance. It is helpful in enhancing one's persona or change in one's image as it invests a person with dignity and power. On a mental level, Cinnabar improves fluency to the mind and to speech. Spiritually, it connects to the acceptance of everything being perfect exactly as it is. It releases energy blockages and aligns the energy centers.

Healing-Cinnabar heals and purifies the blood, improves strength and flexibility to the physical body, stabilizes weight, and enhances fertility.

If you are interested in the above stones and want to get a visual of their appearance, I suggest you visit Nature's Jewelry. If you have interest in learning to make your own gemstone jewelry, I would suggest visiting Create For Less.com .  This site has how to books, a great variety of stones to choose from, great prices, and all the tools needed to get you started. Jewelry making is a great form of creative expression. Self expression is one of the best ways to generate health and healing. Everyone needs some sort of self expression in order to remain happy and healthy. Why not give it a try. Most of all, have fun and enjoy your journey to self discovery.

If you're a reader and would like to learn more about alternatives, stones, jewelry making, poetry, or anything else that may be of interest to you, visit Skyo Books. They have books on all subject matter. Happy reading.



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