The BEST Crystals for Protection
Whether you are an empath or you just LOVE the help that crystals can give, I know there is a great protection stone for you! There are many crystals that can help with energy protection so take a look at a few and go with what speaks to you most. Let’s go over some of the BEST crystals for protection.
Amethyst: The Empath Stone
Amethyst is probably one of the most common crystals out there, and with good reason! It is quite a powerful stone. It is a crystal that I have always personally been drawn to. Once I started learning about crystals earlier this year, it made SO much sense why amethyst was going to be my main first crystal: it is so incredible for empaths!
Amethyst is well-known for aiding in enhancing our natural intuitive abilities, which makes it incredibly popular for those that are starting to learn more about spirituality and how the Universe has our back. It is a very soothing stone too- it is great for those that tend to suffer with anxiety and restlessness. Amethyst is one of the easiest stones to find too because of its popularity.
- Helps with inner strength
- Can enhance intuition
- Can help with calming an anxious mind
- Very grounding
- Clears the body of negative energy while attracting positive energy
- Helps to break free of old and stuck patterns
- Can help with sleep
- Encourages creativity
- Can stimulate the crown chakra
- The absolutle BEST crystal for empath protection
Shungite- The BEST EMF Protection
Shungite was one of the first stones I researched, and it was the main reason why I decided to get into crystals in the first place. I was looking for affordable and effective ways for protecting the body from EMFs as I was getting quite sensitive to my computer while working. I found a really amazing pendant made with shungite, and it helped SO much. I learned the history of shungite (which I’ve summarized below) and I was sold- I was already in the mineral world, so crystals seemed like the logical next step.
- It’s about 2 billion years old!
- It can absorb negative energies, and purify your body of negative energy
- Shungite is the only natural material to have powerful antioxidants called fullernes. Shungite has been researched because of this component and it earned scientists a Nobel Prize! That’s huge!
- This stone can only be found in one place in Russia, so it’s very rare
- It’s a very helpful stone for grounding, relieving stress, helping insomnia, and healing the root/base chakra
- It is one of the best stones for protecting the body from EMFs- and SO much more affordable than most of those trendy items that claim to do the same
Snowflake Obsidian- The Balancing Stone
Snowflake obsidian is a very unique stone with an interesting energy. This stone is made of obsidian with “snowflakes” of Cristobalite. It truly looks like snowflakes on a dark night! Snowflake obsidian is best known for balancing the body, mind, and spirit. It is a perfect stone for grounding, and for bringing calming energy. Snowflake obsidian is also known as the stone of purity since it can help with purifying oneself as well as removing negative energy from spaces around us.
This gorgeous stone has many benefits:
- Balancing the body, mind, and spirit together
- Enhancing psychic abilities
- Supports the third eye and root chakras
- Releasing energy blockages
- Can help with past life recall
- Grounding and balancing the whole body
- Can help to keep your mind on track and enhance mental clarity
- Can help with breaking bad habits and patterns or even addictions (especially when used with amethyst)
- Protects the body from EMFs
Black Onyx The Protection Stone
Black oynx is one of the main crystals (along with shungite and black tourmaline) that are amazing for overall protection. Black oynx helps with absorbing negative energy and protecting oneself from being drained from negative energies. It is an amazing stone for empaths especially if you are heading into an area with a lot of people around- it can help to give you a protective bubble so you’re not overwhelmed by everyone else’s energy.
Black Oynx Benefits:
- Protect oneself from negative energy
- Protection from EMFs and electronics
- Helps with achieving your goals, stimulates the mind
- Grounding stone- it can help with calming the mind and bringing stability to our body
- Increases confidence in oneself
- Supports you through new beginnings and helps to make risk taking easier
- Brings positivity and optimism to the wearer
- Transmutes negative energies into more positive ones
- Supports your journey in becoming your true authentic self
- A great stone for Leos
- Supports the third eye, plexus, and root chakras
Amazonite- The Peacemaker Stone
Amazonite has been used and loved for at least 4000 years! It was a popular stone in ancient India and Egypt, although the name comes from the Amazon River in Brazil. Amazonite is known as the peacemaker stone since it brings such a sense of peace, harmony, and serenity to the user. Since it helps with the heart and throat chakras it is amazing at linking these two chakras and making it easier to communicate in a peaceful way.
- Supports the throat and heart chakras
- Brings peace and harmony
- Very high vibrational stone- many people can feel its energy just by holding it!
- Protects us from electromagnetic smog
- Can protect us from negative energies
- Inspires us to go with the flow of life
- Helps us with difficult conversations with loved ones and can improve relationships due to its ability to create open and honest communication
- A great stone for manifesting dreams when you are clear with your intentions
- Works well with smoky quartz and black tourmaline to help with grounding
- Great for Virgo sun signs
Malachite- The Stone of Transformation
Malachite is one of the most GORGEOUS stones I’ve ever seen. It is incredibly unique, and when I read about it’s healing properties I just knew I needed to get some! This green beauty has been used since at least 3000BC in ancient Egypt, so it has quite the history associated with its use.
- Protection from EMFs, negative energies, and even pollution
- Can help overcome fears of flying AND helps with jet lag- it’s the perfect companion for travel protection
- Great for female health issues like cramps, making labor easier (another name for malachite is the Midwife stone!), and can help with healing sexual trauma
- This stone helps with making any sort of change in your life- hence “stone of transformation”. Whether it’s a new job, new health practice, or even with moving into a new home- it will help you with your transition.
- It can also help to show you what is blocking your spiritual growth, release old emotions that are stuck, and can help with emotional healing of things like depression, anxiety, emotional abuse, and more.
- Most green crystals are associated with the heart chakra, so this is the main spot that Malachite focuses on. When our heart chakra is open and healthy, we have love and empathy for ourselves and others, strong boundaries, and great success in all of our relationships.
- Malachite can also help with the Third Eye and Solar Plexus chakras
Garnet- The Fire Stone
Garnet is a deep red color that exudes a fiery energy. Garnet is most associated with endurance, strength, and success as well as overall vitality. It’s the perfect stone for people needing help with energy, motivation, or stamina. Garnet is also the birthstone for January- so it’s a great stone to use if you are a January baby! It is a very helpful stone for grounding and helping to prevent one from absorbing negative energies.
The word garnet is derived from the Latin word for pomegranate since it looks so much like the fruit!
The Fiery Benefits of Garnet:
- Harness the power of fire for transmutation and transformation
- Increase courage, hope, passion, and trust
- Help with stress, panic, worry, and fear, even in times of crisis- can help you to feel safe and protected
- Support the Root Chakra
- Increase love in your life
- Support a healthy libido
- Help with self-confidence especially with art of any kind
- Gets creative juices flowing
- Can help with balancing the divine masculine (we all have feminine and masculine sides- they can become imbalanced just like our chakras)
- Cleanses the body, mind, and spirit