In a world with rising stress levels and a high prevalence of anxiety and depression, people are turning to new methods to ground themselves, stabilise their mental state, and reduce symptoms.

The emergence of the "crystal trend" is heavily influenced by social media, with many celebrities incorporating crystals into their everyday lives. Adele, for example, uses crystals to calm her performance nerves, and the Beckhams surround themselves with crystals in their home.

While crystals have been used for centuries to clear negative energy and restore balance to the body, mind, and spirit, they are now gaining popularity with beginners.

In this introductory guide, we will explore various types of crystals and how to use them for healing.

Continue reading to discover the best crystals for beginners.


Sparkling stones known as crystals have formed deep underground over numerous years. They exist in every nook of the world and boast a wide variety of hues, shapes, and sizes. These marvellous beauties are created when minerals, like Quartz or Amethyst, gradually come together in water. It may take centuries, but the result is stunning intricate patterns.

Each type of crystal holds its own distinct properties, which can be harnessed to bring harmony to the body, mind, and spirit. The power of crystals lies in their ability to absorb, amplify, and transmit energy. Gently holding or meditating with a crystal can help rid the body of negative energy and bring harmony back.


Whether you're a crystal believer or skeptic, there's no denying the calming and beautiful nature of crystals. While some dismiss crystal healing as pseudoscience, others swear by its ability to provide pain relief, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep. Whether it's the placebo effect or not, many people report feeling more positive and relaxed after trying crystal healing. Plus, the power of suggestion has been scientifically proven to impact the body, so why not give crystals a chance?


When working with healing crystals, choosing the right one is crucial. To use them effectively;

- Hold the crystal in your hand or place it on your body.

- Close your eyes and take a deep breath, and focus on your breathing.

- Clear your mind and concentrate on the crystal, asking it to eliminate any negative energy and bring harmony to your body, mind, and spirit.

- Repeat as necessary.

Using crystals for meditation is easy! Simply;

- Choose a crystal that speaks to you, close your eyes, and take a deep breath.

- As you focus on your breathing, let the crystal's calming energy wash over you, healing you from within.

- Set your intentions and imagine the crystal filling you with light and love, bringing your desired intentions to life.

- Repeat whenever necessary.

When selecting crystals for healing, it's crucial to find the perfect match. To make the right choice;

- Consider your intentions.

- Check the unique properties of each crystal.

- Let your intuition guide you as you choose the crystal that speaks to you.

- For added guidance, look to your Zodiac sign.

In addition to carrying or wearing crystals, there are many other creative ways to utilise their healing properties.

- Try placing them directly on your body or creating a crystal grid around yourself.

-Incorporating crystals into your meditation practice can also amplify their benefits by focusing your energy and opening your mind and spirit.

- For an easy way to reap the healing benefits, make a crystal elixir by adding water to a crystal and letting it soak before drinking (just make sure the crystal is safe for water use!).

- Placing crystals in your home or office can also create a positive and healing energy field for everyone who enters.


As a crystal newbie, it's vital to know how to safely and effectively use these magical gems. Keep these tips in mind;

- Start small with just one or two crystals at a time. Trust us, trying to manage too many at once can be overwhelming and ineffective.

- Keep your crystals cleansed. They easily absorb negative energy, so make sure to regularly clear them using sage, water, or sunlight/moonlight.

- Remember to always check if crystal elixirs are safe to consume before chugging them down.

- Be mindful of how different crystals affect your energy field and stick with the ones that make you feel the best.



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