As we near the end of the year, many are facing extreme amounts of stress. Although the holidays are “supposed to be” a time of happiness, gratitude and joy, they often yield copious amounts of stress. Whether that stress be about money, visiting family or grieving the loss of a loved one, we know that the holidays aren’t merry for everyone. In that case, we’ve curated a list of 10 healing crystals that aid in stress relief, check them out in the gallery below and let us know your favorite stone for healing in the comments section on social media.
Amethyst is one of the most popularly used stones and there’s a reason for that. This stone is known to be both protecting and healing, helping to quell negative thoughts and soothe irritability. It also helps to activate spiritual awareness and engage intuition—making it a perfect stone for chakra cleansing.
Best for: Aquarius
Tourmaline, specifically black tourmaline, is a great stone for stress relief. It repels negative energy and can be an impactful protective stone. Plus, it has been known to do wonders for improving the strength of the immune system—which makes it ideal for right now.
Best for: Capricorn
Rose quartz is another widely used stone and while it’s known for promoting love, the love it attracts isn’t always romantic. Rose quartz is a great stone to use for promoting self-love and it’s a calming stone that can help soothe the soul during tough times, such as periods of grief.
Best for: Scorpio
Clear quartz is known as the universal healing stone and this stone in particular helps to restore balance to the mind, spirit and body. It’s a perfect stone for cleansing energy and it works great for tarot card work.
Best for: All Signs
Blue Lace Agate
Not only is blue lace agate a beautiful stone, it also contains many healing properties. It’s known for helping to soothe a hyperactive mind and calming our nerves, which will come in handy for many during the holidays.
Best for: Gemini and Pisces
Another gorgeous blue stone, celestite is known to bring harmony and balance. It’s known to help the user to find inner peace and can heighten intuition.
Best for: Gemini and Libra
Fluorite, which comes in a variety of colors from blue to green to purple, helps to absorb and neutralize negativity. It also helps aid in concentration and can be used for decision making.
Best for: Capricorn
If you need deep emotional healing or suffer from mental illness, lepidolite is your stone. It’s also known for being an excellent stone for chakra healing.
Best for: Libra
Calcite is a cleansing stone and can be used to amplifying positive energy. It’s also known to have worked to help restore the body, as well as the spirit.
Best for: Cancer
Sunstone is the stone of happiness and promote good vibes all around. It can control the flow of energy and is known for being a great sacral stone for chakra work.
Best for: Virgo