7 Best Crystals for Spiritual Growth

Crystals are a great medium to help us connect with the energy of the universe and to help us in our spiritual growth journey. They have formed possibly billions of years ago during transitional periods, and just like everything else on our planet, they possess the earth's vibrations.

Using crystals we can harness their energies by holding them, carrying them with us, wearing them or placing them in our homes. They have the power to help us in our journey of spiritual growth and also aid us in transforming ourselves mentally, emotionally, and physically.

Crystals have that certain Je ne sais quois and royalties have been using them for healing and protection for thousands of years. For example, watch-makers make use of quartz to tell time while scientists use them in microchips.

Each crystal has different utilizations so it's best to choose among the ones that will aid you in your spiritual growth.

1. Rose Quartz

Rose quartz is a pale pink crystal and it belongs to the quartz family. There are some pink color variations which are sometimes known as strawberry rose quartz and lavender rose quartz - varieties that are pale purple. The rose quartz is associated with the heart chakra and will aid its keeper by providing a sense of contentment and fulfilment.

This stone emanates gentle energy that will serve as a constant reminder to be more kind, gentle, and compassionate with yourself. Any time you feel disappointed with yourself, or you start developing negative self-talk, grab your rose quartz and remind yourself that you are worthy of love and compassion and any negative thoughts will not serve your purpose.

The rose quartz is mostly made of silicon dioxide molecules and can be found in the United States, India, Brazil, Germany and Madagascar. This stone is a popular choice and a real beauty. If you're married or in a relationship you may use it as an aphrodisiac to help stimulate your sensual imagination.

Proprieties:

  • Emotional healing
  • Love and self-love
  • Strong inner healing
  • Peace
  • Joy
  • Friendship
  • Raises self-esteem
  • Helps balance emotions

The rose quartz is a mothering, nurturing crystal that inspires and encourages self-nurturing especially for those who have lost their own mother. Use this stone when you embark on a journey of spiritual growth which usually begins with self-love and inner healing, something for which this stone is perfect. You may also make use of rose quartz in professional settings to protect you against gossip and unwanted intrusions.Our most popular rose quartz products:

2. Amethyst

Amethyst comes from the Greek word amethystos which means not intoxicated. This crystal represents sobriety and self-control. It's the go-to stone when you want to rid yourself of "energy vampires" who are invading your life or personal space.

In fact, the amethyst crystal represents the sixth and seventh chakras which correspond to the third eye and head crown.

As a high vibration crystal, it can help you connect with your intuition and higher plane existences.

It's your best aid when wanting to unburden yourself of toxic habits and it helps you by unveiling the root causes of your problems, addictions, or bad behaviors and it allows you to understand, accept, and release them.

It's also a natural stress reliever and it will protect your home from negative energies by attracting positive energy instead.

Proprieties:

  • Spiritual awareness
  • Enhancing and opening intuition
  • Alleviates sadness and grief
  • Helps with anxiety, fear, and rage
  • Helps with mental clarity and psychic abilities
  • Enhances immune system
  • Improves digestive system
  • Improves skin's appearance

The amethyst signature color varies from light violet to deep mauve. You can expect many "aha" moments when using this crystal as it creates a fluid pathway between you and the universe. It can be found in Uruguay, Sri Lanka, Siberia, and Brazil.

It's one of the best crystals to use when you're committed to spiritual growth and you're looking to cleanse your mind and spirit. It will also help you banish irrational fears, strengthen your immune system, and balance your nervous system.

To make the best use of your amethyst make a habit of carrying it with you as much as you can, meditate with it, drink from crystal infused-water bottles, and place them in the water bath when you shower. These habits will surely enlighten your path to spiritual growth.Our most popular amethyst products:

3. Moonstone

The moonstone is a beautiful, natural crystal mineral that is believed to harvest the moon's energy. This stone is known for its healing and balancing properties and it also enhances intuition. It can be found in Australia, Sri Lanka, and India.

Its color is mostly milky white with some variants of green, pink, gray, and blue. However, the white moonstone is mostly used for spiritual growth. The moonstone crystal represents divine feminine energy and it's known for balancing hormones, reproductive issues, and emotions.

The moonstone is usually associated with fertility, love, abundance, motherly nurture, and best of all, new beginnings. Hindu legends link moonstone crystal formation to moonbeams while the Romans used to call them moonlight beams in solid form.

Middle East women for example believe that moonstones affect fertility while Europeans mostly associate this stone with love, joy, and renewal.

The moonstone is said to have healing properties both physical and emotional. This stone may help with the liver, pancreas, spleen or stomach. Emotionally, however, the moonstone is said to carry soothing influences which bring a sense of peace and relaxing effects to its keeper.

If you use, carry or wear a moonstone regularly you might find yourself to be more receptive to your caring, nurturing side. Those around you will see this change and you may become a better person in their eyes.

During your spiritual growth journey, if you find yourself at crossroads or having an existential crisis, make use of the moonstone and in time it may help you develop a balanced state of strength, stability, and direction.

Proprieties:

  • Provides calmness
  • Stabilises emotions
  • Promotes creativity and inspiration
  • Enhances intuition
  • Enhances productivity
  • Aids with personality development
  • Contributes to a prosperous life
  • Contributes to successful relationships

This stone helps us cultivate empathy and compassion and with its yin energy, and it can help us become more connected to our subconscious. This is also a suitable stone for healing, creativity spur, and affection. Because it acts as a mirror, it allows you to see yourself for who you are which is necessary when embarking on a spiritual growth journey.

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4. Aventurine

Along with heart breakers we also have heart healers, and the aventurine stone is known as the activator of love and it's linked to the heart chakra. Aventurine stones offer comfort and can offer the confidence needed to move forward in life.

Aventurine's most common color is green but it's not uncommon to find it in orange, grey, yellow, blue, or brown. It eludes bravery and it activates the risk-taker in us while also keeping our hearts safe and protected.

This stone is also the one you want if you're looking to enhance your financial success and luck of any kind. In fact, the aventurine crystal is also known as the gambler's stone which makes it the go-to stone for anyone who's looking to change their luck.

With new luck comes new beginnings and this stone is the perfect choice when you're looking to reconsider things in life, change direction, or looking to change your perspective on things.

Proprieties:

  • Enforces decisiveness
  • Perseverance
  • Prosperity
  • Promotes compassion and empathy
  • Aids in physical healing
  • Increases wealth and prosperity
  • Protective properties
  • Promotes calm and peace
  • Helps with inner-strength
  • Aids with life-regression
  • Helps with allergy symptoms
  • Stimulates will power

The aventurine will act as the protector you never had and while on your journey of spiritual growth. It will aid in making you feel protected from your own dark thoughts and troubles which ultimately have the role of offering enlightenment. Since it promotes awareness and perseverance,the aventurine stone will act as your light at the end of the tunnel.

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5. Blue Lace Agate

The blue lace agate is the ideal stone to help you with communicating spiritual ideas, enhance mental function, encourage spiritual understanding and growth. So, it's the ideal stone to wear or carry with you to amplify your spiritual journey.

Blue lace agate has a blue pale color with white or brown threads. It's also used for people or children who have overactive minds or who have trouble sleeping or telling the truth.

If you ever feel sad or anxious you should wear it or carry it with you as much as you can. Its healing energies will calm you and bring peace of mind while also removing any blockages that may prevent you from seeing the path you need to choose or the answers that you seek.

The blue agate is the stone of balance, calm, and peace and if you make good use of it, it will help you balance the things in life that are causing you chaos. The blue agate stone is also among the rarest on this list.

Proprieties:

  • Calming effect
  • Sense of peace and tranquility
  • Assists in verbal expression
  • Clears thoughts and feelings
  • Assists with verbal expression
  • Helps release tension

While the blue lace agate is known to operate at a slower vibrational frequency than other crystals, it does not mean that it's less powerful or effective. Agate energy can be incredibly strong and capable of bringing harmony to its keeper's mind.

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6. Carnelian

Carnelian is the stone of action and passion and it's used to accelerate inner healing and vitality. This stone will help you get your body moving and will offer you a surge of vital energy to help you heal yourself on a physical level and help you accomplish your goals. The stone can be found across the United States, India, Brazil, Madagascar, and Uruguay.

It also provides support for female productive issues and since the moon governs menstruation cycles, women used carnelian while sitting on moon lodges and bled together with other women.

So, if you are suffering from PMS, wear or hold the carnelian stone as often as you can. You can also place it on your belly to alleviate pains and cramps.

Carnelian is also suitable for vitamin absorption, thyroid issues, cleaning the blood, and tissue regeneration. It's also very helpful for those who need aid in quitting vices such as alcohol and drugs.

Properties:

  • Restores vitality
  • Stimulates creativity
  • Aids in physical healing
  • Great energy source
  • Dispels apathy
  • Enhances creativity

The carnelian crystal has a fiery red, orangy color with a vibrant glow. The Romans and Greeks used this stone to protect themselves from sin and put it near their front doors to welcome abundance in their homes.

On the other hand, for the Egyptians, its red orangey colors reminded them of beautiful desert sunsets, which symbolized the soul's immortality and the divine blood of Isis, their mother goddess.

This stone can also be used to overcome negative thought patterns and have the clarity to approach new situations and experiences with new energy and perspective. Use the carnelian crystal in your spiritual growth journey and whenever you feel ill keep a small piece with you to promote and accelerate healing.

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7. Blue Kyanite

Blue Kyanite is a crystal that will offer you intense emotional healing through introspection, intuitive guidance, and self-examination. It's the stone you need to turn to when you need to overcome painful emotions that keep you feeling stuck.

One of the best things about this crystal is the fact that it has the ability to heal all chakras and align them, which is a unique property. Also, since it can't hold onto negative energies there's no need to cleanse it.

As a high vibration stone, thought direction is not a must, but if you also bring the intention of thought when working with this crystal, especially for spiritual growth, it will go the extra mile to open up your chakras.

This stone can be found across the United States, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, Brazil, and Burma. By working with kyanite you might be able to destroy past patterns of self-sabotage and destruction, and negative self-talk.

Proprieties:

  • Support perseverance and fairness
  • Powerful emotional healing
  • Endurance
  • Strength
  • Enhances leadership qualities
  • Encourages communication
  • Dissolves fears and blockages
  • Increases logical, linear thought

Blue Kyanite, as the name suggests can be found in colors that range between clear and dark blue, but it can also be found in green, white, pink, yellow, or nearly black colors. Use blue kyanite if you're embarking on a spiritual growth journey to help you clear out negative energy, support your emotional healing, and aid you to find your strength to move forward in life despite its many challenges and hardships.

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We Have High-Quality Crystals for Spiritual Growth At the Village Rock Shop

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best crystals for spiritual growth. We made sure to carefully hand-pick each one based on their unique properties. We invite you to check our webshop and check out each crystal at your discretion and decide whether they are a good fit for your situation. If you don't find a particular stone on our webshop, please call us and let us know; we might have it at our store for you.