Third Eye Chakra Stones
Numerous healing stones, including crystals and gemstones, may be used to open, activate, and balance the chakra system. Considered the sixth of seven foundational chakras in the body, the Third Eye chakra governs what is frequently called your “sixth sense.” Home to your intuition, the Third Eye is associated with the color indigo.
Third Eye Chakra Stones and Their Meanings
There are several healing stones with different properties that you can work with. Here is a brief listing of some crystals commonly used to heal and open the Third Eye Chakra. (Remember all healing stones have their own vibrational energy frequency, so find the stone that best suits the frequency of the Third Eye.) Listed is the name, color, type of stone, and crystal meaning/purpose of each:
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- Amethyst — Purple (varying shades from light to dark) — Precious — Used to open, stimulate, and balance. Amethyst is a healing stone that offers wisdom, healing, and protection from harm.
- Moldavite — Dark green — Semi-precious — Used to cleanse, stimulate, and balance. Not only can Moldavite clear negativity it can restore balance to the entire chakra system. It is good for promoting a new perspective and enhancing dreams and dream recall.
- Purple Fluorite — Purple — Semi-precious — Used to stimulate and balance. This stone dispels negativity while promoting intuition and mental clarity and focus.
- Black Obsidian — Black — Semi-precious — Used to stimulate and balance. Obsidian is good for expelling negativity and chakra blockages while helping enhance emotional control.
How to Use Chakra Crystals for Healing the Third Eye
Chakra stones should be cleansed and charged before use. Preferences for this process can range from smudging to bathing them in moonlight and burying them a jar full of appropriate herbs for a short period of time. If you choose the herb method, do your homework first.
When using crystals to balance and heal the Third Eye, it can take time before symptoms of imbalance completely subside.
When to use your healing stones for the third eye chakra?
When the flow of energy through the sixth chakra is blocked, you may experience a range of signs — and nearly all affect the head. Some of the most common indicators of an imbalanced Third Eye chakra are:
- Inability to focus
- Chronic sinus problems
In addition to yoga, diet, and meditation, incorporating the use of healing crystals for the Third Eye chakra can also help restore balance. Whether you wear the crystal as jewelry or simply lay it on the area of your Third Eye while resting or meditating, it can help you achieve chakra balance.
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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