Here are the top 3-5 crystals for balancing and activating each of the seven chakras.
Black Tourmaline is one of the top stones for crystal healing because it is such a strong protector. It transmutes negative energy so that energy is freed up to support your highest good.
Bloodstone is a deep green variety of chalcedony (microcrystalline quartz) that is often interspersed with red splotches. It is grounding and purifying, giving the wearer a sense of solidity and strength in facing challenges.
Almandine Garnet is a purplish-red stone. It helps with grounding in the physical body, which is helpful for people who feel anxious or tend to daydream. It helps you live your simple truth and get things done in the real world.
Hematite is a gray-black shiny metallic mineral made of iron oxide. It is well-known as an effective grounding stone that can help you come back to Earth and take concrete action to bring your vision into reality.
Learn more about healing the Root Chakra.
Carnelian is a common variety of quartz that is a reddish-orange color. Its healing properties are to support your physical vitality, willpower, and sexuality.
Orange calcite is a sunny, warm, energizing stone that helps you clear your aura of stagnant energy and get you moving toward your goals with confidence.
Sunstone supports wise and empowering leadership, vitality, aliveness, and the confidence and ability to shine no matter the circumstances.
Learn more about healing the Sacral Chakra.
Solar Plexus Chakra
Citrine is a yellow variety of quartz that is fairly rare. Its healing properties are to support you to envision and manifest your goals through sparking your imagination and strengthening your will.
Pyrite is called "fool's gold" due to its shiny appearance. It increases assertiveness, confidence, and vitality and is one of the top manifesting stones for increasing wealth.
Tiger Eye is a shimmery golden-brown form of quartz. It supports resilience and balance while taking action aligned with one's goals and intention.
Learn more about healing the Solar Plexus Chakra.
Rose quartz is a stone of love, pure and simple. It helps resolve old hurts and open the heart to receive love.
Emerald is a precious green variety of beryl. It heals and activates the heart chakra, bringing love, compassion, acceptance, and the courage to follow your heart's path.
Kunzite restores and strengthens your connection with your heart and Divine Love. If you are suffering from heartbreak or feel disconnected from your heart, kunzite can help.
Green aventurine is a variety of quartz with a subtle shimmer. It is a stone of luck and pluck, helping you make the best of challenges with confidence and optimism.
Pink tourmaline helps heal the heart from emotional wounds and infuses your aura with the energy of love and kindness.
Learn more about healing the Heart Chakra.
Aquamarine is a blue variety of beryl, the family that also includes emerald and morganite. It is a stone of water, and empowers the wearer with the calm wisdom and power of the Divine Feminine.
Turquoise is a distinctive blue-green color and has been used as a gemstone for thousands of years. Turquoise has a unique energy of compassion and wisdom that supports wellbeing and the ability to let go and be at peace.
Larimar is a unique blue stone found only in the Dominican Republic. It is a stone of peace, relaxation, the Divine Feminine, and communicating clearly with confidence from the heart.
Amazonite is a green or teal variety of feldspar named after the Amazon River. It helps to create harmony and peace through surfacing the truth and promoting the ability to see others perspective.
Learn more about healing the Throat Chakra.
Third Eye Chakra
Iolite is a violet-blue silicate mineral. It is a stone of inner vision and healing, helping you find and resolve inner wounds and access inner gifts, as well as develop intuition and psychic abilities.
Labradorite protects your aura from negative energy and supports psychic activities like clairvoyance and communicating with spirit guides.
Lapis Lazuli is a deep blue stone with sparkly inclusions of pyrite. Lapis acts as a gateway to information and inspiration from other realms, helping you find deeper truth and access visionary awareness.
Tanzanite links the heart and mind, creating a powerful awakening in consciousness.
Learn more about healing the Third Eye Chakra.
Amethyst is a commonly available purple variety of quartz. It protects through purifying negative energy, clearing energetic distractions and supporting clarity in intuitive work.
Celestite is a gentle, uplifting stone that helps you connect to your guardian angels, and can purify and cleanse the energy in a room.
Charoite is a unique purple stone found only in Siberia. It helps the wearer integrate spiritual awareness into everyday life and see the larger patterns at play in common occurrences.
Moonstone is a form of feldspar that is milky-white and has iridescence. It evokes a feeling of mystery and magic, and helps with intuition and connection with the Divine Feminine.
Selenite purifies your aura as well as other crystals, and can be used to activate the Soul Star chakra to connect with your Higher Self.
Learn more about healing the Crown Chakra.