Understanding Chakra Stones And Healing Crystals

Chakras are centres of spiritual power within the human body. There are 7 different Chakras are believed to distribute the energies of life throughout our bodies.

However, trauma or depression and anxiety can cause theses centres to become blocked, restricting the movement of energies causing physical and emotional issues such as worry, fear, insecurity and feeling disconnected.

These chakras can be unblocked and rebalanced using stones which are considered to each have different healing properties. Here is a guide to the chakras and the relevant chakra healing stones.

Root Chakra

Chakra Stones - Black OnyxWhere is it located? At the base of spine and pelvic floor

What is it responsible for? Feelings of security and safety

What effects are there when it is blocked? This can cause worry and fear

Which healing crystals are best? Hematite, Black Onyx, and Smokey Quartz 

Sacral Chakra

Chakra Stones - Tiger's EyeWhere is it located? Above the pubic bone

What is it responsible for? Sexual energy and creativity

What effects are there when it is blocked? Low energy and tiredness

Which healing crystals are best? Orange stones such as Tigers’ Eye and Sunstone

Solar Plexus Chakra

Malachite ChakraWhere is it located? Naval area

What is it responsible for? Self esteem, power and commitment

What effects are there when it is blocked? Feelings of being out of control or powerless

Which healing crystals are best? Jasper or Pyrite, Malachite or Topaz

Heart Chakra

Chakra Stones - AventurineWhere is it located? At the centre of the chest

What is it responsible for? Feelings of love

What effects are there when it is blocked? Anger, hatred and jealousy

Which healing crystals are best? Rose Quartz, Jade and Aventurine

Throat Chakra

Chakra Stones - AquamarineWhere is it located? In the throat

What is it responsible for? Allowing us to speak our inner truth

What effects are there when it is blocked? Fear of judgement 

Which healing crystals are best? Aquamarine, Lapis Lazul or Sodalite

Third Eye Chakra

Chakra Stones - FlouriteWhere is it located? Between your eyebrows

What is it responsible for? Intuition and how we see the world

What effects are there when it is blocked? Problems with intuition, adopting new skills and judgemental behaviour

Which healing crystals are best? Amethyst, Fluorite, and Lolite

Crown Chakra

Chakra Stones - AmethystWhere is it located? On the top of your head

What is it responsible for? Enlightenment

What effects are there when it is blocked? Feelings of being disconnected and isolated

Which healing crystals are best? Clear quartz, Amethyst, Diamond and Moonstone     ​

Chakras are complicated and essential energy centres within your body.

Balancing your chakras is important to maintain your wellbeing, ensuring that confidence and self-esteem is preserved. Balancing your Chakras may need to be done regularly in order to preserve your energy levels and should be included as part of your self-care routine.

There are many practices that can help you to rebalance your chakras including: Yoga, Tai-Chi, Meditation, Reiki and Acupuncture.

Some of these practices will require some training and/or a skilled practitioner or therapist to support you. Others, such as meditation and yoga can be practiced at home once you have learnt some basic techniques.

Be sure to keep your chakras balanced to maintain a healthier and happier you!

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