The energies of the Universe have the ability to influence every area of our lives. While positive energies can work to motivate, inspire and encourage us, helping us to reach new and exciting levels in our attempts to reach our wildest goals and dreams, negative energies can tear us down and holds us back from achievement.
Alternative medical practitioners and spiritual healers will rely on a number of different techniques in order to banish negativity, promote positive energy, encourage our strengths, overcome weaknesses and establish balance in our lives. From meditation to smudging, aromatherapy to positive affirmations – each of these techniques work together towards a larger overall goal.
One highly effective and well-known technique is the use of healing crystals. With a wide assortment of crystals and gemstones to choose from, each carries their own uses and abilities. Channeling the energies of the Universe, they influence its flow and improve our overall spiritual, mental and emotional well-being.
Discover the Most Powerful Healing Crystals for Your Zodiac Sign:
Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19): Carnelian, Citrine, Garnet
Despite coming across as confident and self-assured, Aries struggles with self-doubt. Plagued by negative self-talk, they spend their days fighting the voices within their head. Carnelian, citrine, and garnet will all help to boost their positive self-image, helping them to bridge the gap between their public persona and the way that they see themselves.
Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20): Peridot, Carnelian, Pyrite
Taurus are hardworking, determined and down to earth, unafraid to get their hands dirty in order to achieve their goals and dreams. They can improve their odds by keeping peridot, carnelian, and pyrite in their possession. These crystals will encourage positivity in all that they do while boosting their courage.
Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20): Jade, Quartz, Carnelian
A true social butterfly, Gemini thrives on social situations, meeting new people everywhere that they go. This can, however, be highly draining. Carrying jade, quartz and carnelian can help to connect with your spiritual self, banish negative energy from the toxic people they encounter and encourage joy and happiness.
Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22): Red Jasper, Abalone, Moonstone
Highly sensitive and in tune with their emotions, Cancer is often highly overwhelmed by the intensity of their feelings. Red jasper, abalone, and moonstone will help them to handle adverse situations, connect with others when they need support and build up their ability to handle life’s challenges.
Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 22): Garnet, Tiger’s Eye, Carnelian
Bold and passionate, Leo will sometimes become so obsessed with their need for success that they forget about other areas of their life. By carrying garnet, tiger’s eye and carnelian, Leo is able to reconnect with their true passion, improve creativity and build upon their wisdom and intellect.
Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 22): Red Jasper, Kyanite, Jade
Life for a Virgo can often feel lonely, as they feel distanced from their friends and family. Struggling to rediscover their connections, red jasper, kyanite, and jade can help to bring balance to their life. These crystals will help Virgo to stay calm, maintain balanced chakras and stay grounded.
Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22): Lapis Lazuli, Citrine, Labradorite
So focused on bringing balance, harmony, and justice to the world around them, Libra is often haunted by the ‘what ifs’ surrounding their life decisions. This often robs them of sleep, peace and true happiness. Lapis lazuli, citrine, and labradorite will work to focus the mind for decision making, promote positivity and cleanse the aura.
Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21): Citrine, Amethyst, Malachite
Fiery and passionate, often Scorpio finds their passion for life will lead them into trouble. Overcome with a serious temper, they may give into this negative energy unless they make a point of carrying citrine, amethyst and malachite. These crystals will not only banish the negativity and calm their mind, but they will also help promote emotional healing.
Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21): Bronzite, Citrine, Turquoise
There is nothing that Sagittarius desires more than adventure, always seeking their next big experience. By carrying bronzite, citrine, and turquoise, they are able to improve their experiences, remove obstacles along the way and protect themselves from possible negative influences along their journey.
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19): Azurite, Garnet, Peridot
Highly logical and analytical, Capricorn can sometimes become so wrapped up in the facts and data of a situation that they lose touch with their soul entirely. The use of azurite, garnet, and peridot will work to help Capricorn stay calm, remove blockages and connect once again with their spiritual self.
Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18): Yellow Jasper, Amethyst
Aquarius has a large hard, caring deeply for everyone that they meet. While this is an admirable trait, being too loving and forgiving can often lead to being taken advantage of. While there is no crystal that will magically reveal all those who have ill intentions, yellow jasper and amethyst will help an Aquarius to heal from these hurts, letting them go and moving forward with their lives.
Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20): Aquamarine, Chrysocolla, Amethyst
Highly in tune with the energy of the Universe, Pisces possesses a powerful intuition. This intuition, however, is only powerful when they are able to fully trust in its abilities. If a Pisces begins to doubt themselves, this doubt can lead to false predictions and misinformation. Aquamarine, chrysocolla, and amethyst will help Pisces to calm and open both their heart and mind.