Long before crystals were used for things like jewelry and skincare ingredients, they were believed to have potent metaphysical powers. Wear or use a gemstone in a particular way, it was believed, and you could gain strength, wisdom and other attributes through the power of the healing gems.
Healers still believe and utilize these properties today. Here’s what you need to know about the metaphysical properties of these powerful stones.
Metaphysical Properties of 5 High Energy Healing Gems
Wearing an amethyst traditionally has provided a sense of tranquility and healing, plus protection from negative energy or ill-wishing. Amethyst opens intuition and offers strong healing and cleansing powers to the person wearing this healing crystal.
It also helps focus and balance the mind, enhance memory, and improve motivation. Perfect for artists, it sparks imagination and originality for creative pursuits. It stimulates the Third Eye, Crown and Etheric Chakras.
Of all the healing gems, diamond is referred to as the “king of gems,” unique both because of its powers of light reflection and dispersion and for being the hardest natural substance on Earth.
This healing gemstone also activates the Crown and Etheric Chakras, thereby activating your creativity, imagination, and ingenuity. It brings superior strength
#3 Rose Quartz
Pink and warm, Rose Quartz is a gentle crystal both calming and reassuring that helps in a crisis or time of loss, as well as a powerful aphrodisiac.
It promotes self-love, heals negative emotions, and strengthens empathy and sensitivity. It speaks directly to the Heart Chakra, healing and amplifying the heart's ability to give and receive love to self and others.
Known as the queen of stones, this gem with its bold red color stoke the fires of passion, sexuality, and love, as well as protection and prosperity. It is second in hardness only to diamond.
It activates the Base Chakra, increasing vitality and chi, the life-force energy, in body and mind. Ruby bolsters clearness of thought, motivation, and self-confidence while bringing peace.
This healing gem aids in your ability to communicate and your devotion to spirituality, dispelling unwanted thoughts and bringing peace of mind.
It stimulates the Throat and Third Eye Chakras, allowing the wearer of the stone to access deeper levels of consciousness and thus better understand herself. Sapphire aids in chakra healing and bringing dreams into reality.