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Heart Chakra Stones
Stones for the heart chakra include many kinds of healing crystals. If you work with chakra colors, they are predominantly associated with green and pink. Healing stones corresponding to these colors are a good starting point, whether you use them to do chakra balancing on others or wear them as jewelry on yourself. They will help stimulate the heart chakra and support healing and balance. Note that most the heart chakra stones are available at a reasonable price and can be found easily.
Crystals and Their Meanings for the Heart Chakra
All chakra crystals and gemstones possess their own properties, so it is important to do your homework. Remember, every stone has its own vibrational energy frequency (and frequency is important), so find the one that best aligns with the frequency of the heart chakra.
Here is a brief list of recommended common healing gems and stones for heart chakra healing. Listed is the name, color, type of stone, and crystal meaning/purpose of each:
- Rose quartz — Pink — Semi-precious — Used to open and heal. The seemingly universal rose quartz meaning calls it the stone of the heart. It’s good for aiding sleep and alleviating the physical ills associated with heart chakra imbalance. It’s also used to calm emotions, dispel negativity, and promote peace.
- Jade — Green to white — Semi-precious — Used to balance. Jade promotes emotional and physical healing of the heart’s ills.
- Green calcite — Semi-precious — Used to balance and stimulate. Recommended to absorb negativity and boost your physical immunity, calcite is used to promote healing and transformation.
- Green tourmaline — Semi-precious — Used to open and stimulate. Considered a stone of rejuvenation, tourmaline promotes emotional stability and healing.
- Green aventurine — Semi-precious — Used to activate. A stone of vitality aventurine increases focus and soothes emotions.
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Green Heart Chakra Stones
Here a list of healing crystals and stones to use to heal or balance the heart chakra:
- green jasper
- green moldavite
- green tourmaline
- moss agate
Pink Heart Chakra Stones
Pink healing stones that will help focus on love and affective aspects of the heart chakra. The main heart chakra stones used for that purpose are:
- Pink Rose quartz
- Pink Rhodochrosite
How to use heart chakra stones for chakra balancing?
The heart chakra is considered as the doorway to the higher chakra dimensions of healing and spirituality. Healing crystals that function at higher vibration could also be used to work on heart chakra balancing. You may first start with stones directly associated with the heart, such as the green and pink healing stones mentioned above. Once you become comfortable using these crystals, you may begin to use the higher vibration stones. For a direct contact, place the healing stone on the center of your chest. You may either lie down or relax in that position for a few minutes or longer, or you may decide to wear the stone as a piece of jewelry.
Personal use of chakra stones for the heart
The healing properties of the chakra healing stones can serve you in your daily life as well. Imbalance in the heart chakra may be associated with lung issues, repeated bronchitis or lung infections, circulatory problems or heart condition. Of course, consultation to your physician is always recommended.
The use of healing crystals may provide additional comfort and focusing energy and vibration in the areas that need it the most. Heart chakra stones can provide support in times of emotional distress, especially when dealing with relationship issues. In this situation, you may prefer to use pink stones, such as rose quartz for the heart chakra.
A way to keep a heart chakra stone or crystal close to you is by simply carrying the stone in your pocket or near the heart of chest area. Add the healing stone of your choice to a pendant or bracelet and you will benefit from the healing power of the crystal all day. Another way to get the benefit of the stone is to strategically place it in your house or environment where you spend the most time. For instance, you can put a rose quartz near your bed or display it in a nice area of your living room.
Wear a cleansed and charged healing stone as jewelry or place it over your heart during meditation, rest, or yoga practice to receive its restorative opening and balancing effects.
When To Use Healing Stones With The 4th Chakra?
Known as the fourth of the seven basic chakras in the body, the heart chakra is considered the integrative energy center that blends the physical and spiritual within the body. Associated with the color green, the heart chakra governs the functioning of the cardiovascular system, including the lungs. On a non-physical level it influences your:
- life direction
Signs of Imbalance in the Heart Chakra
If energy flow through the heart chakra is hindered, you can experience a variety of symptoms — most of which are centered in the chest area. Among the more common physical signs of heart chakra imbalance are discomfort between the shoulder blades, heart palpitations, and chest pain. Additional, non-physical signs can include:
- passive/aggressive behavior
- being judgmental
Along with diet, meditation, and exercise, consider the use of crystals for the heart chakra to help achieve balance. Wearing the appropriate crystal associated with the heart’s center can help.
Lizzy is editor in chief of Chakra Magazine and chakras.info. She is trained in several energy healing modalities including Reiki and Healing Touch. In addition she has spent many years studying ancient traditions such as the chakra system and Tibetan spirituality. She merges this knowledge with her passion for sharing information through journalism. Her mission is to offer accurate, up-to-date, reliable resources about topics that matter to readers with regards to the chakra systems.
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