WHAT ARE CRYSTALS?
CRYSTALS ARE A VALUABLE ADDITION TO YOUR WELLBEING TOOLKIT
Crystal healing therapy, like Reiki healing and Aromatherapy, is now becoming more widely accepted and can also enhance your Meditation practice. The word “crystal” comes from the ancient Greek word “krystallos,” meaning clear ice. A crystal is a solid material consisting of a three-dimensional periodic ordering of atoms, molecules or ions and are formed by a process called crystallization. The repeating chemical structure of crystals is said to give them memory (quartz crystal is used in watches and computers) and they have the power to hold energies.
Healing crystals can reconnect us to the healing vibrations of the Earth and can be very beneficial to us, as can reconnecting with Nature in general. Some of the most ancient civilisations on earth understood how to use the power of crystals for healing purposes.
Each type of crystal has its own appearance and specific vibration which can affect our mental, spiritual and emotional wellbeing. Nikola Tesla once said "If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
When you are feeling sad or anxious your vibration is low, crystals can help higher your vibration and elevate your mind to a more positive place. You can wear the crystals in jewellery, keep them in your pocket, hold them in your hand when you need support, meditate with them or just keep them close by you in your home or office.
Crystals can help many people but please note that they are not a substitute for medical treatment. Always seek help from your doctor or medical practitioner and use crystals in conjunction with prescribed treatments
Some say crystal healing is just in the mind and any benefits are a placebo affect. The mind is a powerful healing tool in itself but just because many people do not understand how crystals work please don't dismiss them.
Many Ancient cultures from around the world such as the Sumerians, Mayans and Egyptians understood the value of using crystals and how to work with them. Sacred Indian texts explain specific properties of various crystals and how to use them to treat illness, Chinese Medicine often includes the use of crystals; and ancient Greeks and Romans used crystals for protection in battle and in medical treatment. Even today American Indians still respect and use crystals for health and protection.
The benefits of using Crystals can include:-
Supporting your body's natural healing processes
Helping with pain management
Boosting your energy levels
Clearing and balancing your chakras
Helping with the release emotional blockages
Harmonise your body’s energy field
Promote deep relaxation and feelings of calm
Help relieve stress and anxiety
Enhance your mood
Crystal Healers use their knowledge of the crystals and of the patient in the healing process. There are various methods of healing with crystals, such as placing crystals on and around a person while they are lying down, using a crystal grid, or using a wand or point to focus energy and intent on the other person in a way that relates specifically to their ailment and needs. A quartz crystal pendulum is often used to identify blockages in the energy centres of the body (known as chakras). An appropriate crystal is then placed on the chakra to bring it back into balance.
If you decide to have a crystal healing session then you should only work with a person you feel you can trust. A person working with the crystals must firstly work on themselves to ensure mind, body and spirit are in alignment for the greater good before they try to heal another person with the use of crystals. Crystals are amplifiers and transformers of energy and as such need to be worked with responsibly.
I like to combine the use of specially selected crystals with a Reiki treatment for more powerful healing benefit. Feel free to get in touch