Want to balance one of your chakras but don’t know what crystal is best for them? Read this blog where I’m sharing the 7 best crystals for each chakra!
Knowing how to use different crystals for each chakra will help you feel more grounded, open your heart to love, build greater connection, and be able to surrender and trust that your life is filled with purpose and joy.
To choose the right crystal for each chakra, you should look at whether your energy hub is overactive or underactive. Specific crystals may suit you better depending on the state of your chakras.
To balance your chakras using crystals, you can carry crystals for each chakra, wear them, meditate with them, or even charge your water in them (keep in mind, some crystals cannot be immersed in water).
The 7 crystals for each chakra in order of root to crown chakra are Black Tourmaline, Carnelian, Tiger’s Eye, Rose Quartz, Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst, and Selenite.
The Root Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Muladhara
Location: The base of the spine
The Root Chakra Influences:
- Your sense of safety
- Your sense of primal security
- Your ability to adapt, change, and grow
- Your sense of groundedness
The root chakra is primarily influenced by how safe we feel in terms of
primal needs such as food, sleep, shelter, and acceptance in the tribe.
Often our root chakra is blocked because our brains are wired to do 2
things: focus on threats and hold on to negative experiences more
easily than positive experiences. This was necessary for early humanity but in modern society, it makes us live in an unnecessary, yet constant, state of fear.
Our root chakra relates to our primal brain where acceptance into the tribe meant survival and vice versa.
This means that our brains are wired to see rejection, criticism, change, loss, and scarcity as a threat to survival when that isn’t quite a reality.
All of this can cause our root chakra to be unbalanced.
Best Crystal For The Root Chakra
The best crystal for the Root Chakra is Black Tourmaline. This crystal helps with overcoming fear, feeling protected, and grounding, all of which are vital aspects of the root chakra.
Key Healing Properties Of Black Tourmaline
- Relieves anxiety
- Grounds you to the earth
- Protects you from EMF
- Wards off negative energies
Black tourmaline is the perfect crystal for those who want to strengthen their root chakra so they can feel safe, grounded, worry-free, and confidently embark on their journey.
This crystal will help you release your worries and become more grounded in the earth.
The Sacral Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Svadhisthana
Location: Lower spine, behind the abdomen, and below the navel
The Sacral Chakra Influences:
- Creativity & fluidity
- One-on-one relationships & intimacy
- Joy & pleasure
The Sacral Chakra is where the self meets the world. It takes the sense of identity and oneness that we discovered in the root chakra and helps us share our gifts with the world.
The sacral chakra is where you express your individuality and in intimate relationships, it helps you share your deeper thoughts with another.
It also helps us harness our self-worth and pursue our desires. It’s the green light to live out our greater purpose and let go of the control dramas of our past.
When our sacral chakra is balanced, we embody creativity, and a strong sense of self, and allow ourselves to be vulnerable.
Read more about signs of a sacral chakra blockage (coming soon).
Best Crystal For The Sacral Chakra
The best crystal for the Sacral Chakra is Carnelian. Carnelian is a bright orange stone that heightens our creativity, confidence, and vibrancy. This crystal is known for heightening and stabilizing our creative + sexual powers.
Key Healing Properties Of Carnelian
- Boosts creativity
- Enhances energy
- Improves vitality
- Helps one harness their confidence and sexual energy
Carnelian helps you become energetically charged to take on any battle and it empowers your creative energy.
This crystal will help you own your voice and sexual powers.
The Solar Plexus Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Manipura
Location: Behind the upper abdomen, above the navel
The Solar Plexus Chakra Influences:
- Independence & individuality
- Ambition & Motivation
- Courage & fearlessness
The solar plexus chakra is our core identity. Where the root and sacral were heavily influenced by the outer world, the solar plexus is a reflection of our inner world and how we view ourselves.
It influences everything related to our ambition and drive and keeps us motivated, disciplined, and makes us take action. It takes the sense of self from the sacral chakra and empowers us to pursue our goals and dreams without fear.
In the rat race world, we live in, it’s very easy for our solar plexus chakra to become overactive or used in an unhealthy manner.
When balanced, the solar plexus helps us step out into the unknown with confidence to chase our purpose & live boldly.
Read more about signs of a solar plexus chakra blockage (coming soon).
Best Crystal For The Solar Plexus Chakra
The best crystal for the solar plexus chakra will be Tiger’s Eye. Nicknamed “the Shapeshifter,” Tiger’s Eye is a crystal of empowerment that helps you charge any obstacle and protect you from evil.
Key Healing Properties Of Tiger’s Eye
- Empowers confidence
- Protects from evil
- Helps you embrace inner strength
Tiger’s eye helps you become strong and grounded so you can charge toward your goals fearlessly.
This crystal also brings wisdom and justice. It enhances our intuition and helps channel visions from past lives so that we can fulfill our purpose courageously.
The Heart Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Anahata
Location: Inside and at the center of the chest; behind the sternum, next door to the heart
The Heart Chakra Influences:
- Love for others
- Self Love
- Emotional growth & vulnerability
The heart chakra encourages us to love without expectation, for the sake of love, and not based on conditions or in hopes of feeding our ego and self-worth.
The heart chakra is home to our unity consciousness, compassion, and ability to forgive.
When balanced, we see that everyone is a reflection of ourselves and we try to bridge the separation gap.
This bridge allows us to connect our thoughts with our actions and it’s
here in the heart chakra where we actively acknowledge that merging
of thinking and doing.
Best Crystal For The Heart Chakra
Many stones benefit the heart chakra such as Green Adventurine, Rhodochrosite, Clear Quartz, etc. But the best stone overall for the heart chakra is Rose Quartz.
Key Healing Properties Of Rose Quartz
- Enhances love
- Promoted positive energy
- Encourages trust
- Heals one of heartbreak and wounds
Rose Quartz is the crystal of universal love and the Mother of all love stones. This crystal reawakens trust in us and dissolves negative energy.
It’s a soothing crystal for the heart chakra that brings peace and encourages love for self and others
The Throat Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Vishuddha
Color: Light Blue
Location: Back of the throat
The Throat Chakra Influences:
- How do you handle conflict?
The throat chakra helps us to clearly express our thoughts and
desires so there are no misunderstandings because you know what
they say assumptions are, right?
When our heart and throat chakras are balanced, people around us will
be happier and feel joy because we can express our compassion
towards them and affirm their self-worth.
When balanced, it not only helps you to articulate yourself clearly,
but it aligns with a counterbalance of intent listening so that you can
understand other people’s thoughts and desires.
Having the ability to forgive, confess, and apologize is a function of the
throat chakra and heart chakra working together to add more power,
passion, and productivity in your life.
Best Crystal For The Throat Chakra
The crystal we recommend for the Throat Chakra is Lapis Lazuli. (Warning: Lapis Lazuli is commonly faked due to the popularity its name carries nowadays.) Lapis Lazuli helps you find clarity and express yourself. Known for its vivid blue color, this crystal will help you cultivate your connection to yourself and your voice.
Key Healing Properties Of Lapis Lazuli
- Increases intuition
- Promotes self-expression
- Expands mental capacity
- Helps one connect to one’s truth
Lapis Lazuli helps you connect your mind to your voice and speak your truth without fear or worry.
This crystal will help you in times of worry and find a way forward.
The Third Eye Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Ajna
Color: Dark Blue
Location: Back of the skull behind the forehead
The Third Eye Chakra Influences:
- Pursuit of greater purpose
- The balance between logic & emotions
The powerful third eye chakra connects us to our deeper sense of purpose and allows us to see the bigger picture of life.
When blocked, we have trouble recognizing our subconscious thoughts, struggle with feelings of insignificance, experience brain fog, and often have sinus pain or migraines.
When this chakra is in balance, we possess the ability to look inward to find our true wisdom, see our blind spots, and challenge old beliefs.
Best Crystal For The Third Eye Chakra
The most beneficial crystal for the third eye chakra is Amethyst. While commonly also used for the crown chakra, Amethyst is a stone of spirituality and intuition. It helps us maintain mental clarity and discover our intentions.
Key Healing Properties Of Amethyst
- Promotes peace of mind
- Helps us see duality
- Connects us to the divine
- Awakens the sixth sense
Amethyst’s main property is awakening intuition. By holding this stone, you awaken your third eye and can see your path forward with clarity.
This crystal is perfect for setting intentions or manifesting desires.
The Crown Chakra
Sanskrit Name: Sahasara
Location: Above the head, above the back top of the skull
The Crown Chakra Influences:
- Trust in the faith
- Source energy
- Inner peace
- Excited for life
The crown chakra reminds us more than anything, to let go of things we
cannot control and simply see obstacles as places to connect to our
higher selves and find meaning.
The crown chakra is a reminder that we are all connected to something
bigger than ourselves. Call it mystery, meaning, spirituality, divine
surrender, inner peace, etc. When we are connected, we feel empathy for
the world and a combined life energy that spans all humans.
Read more about signs of a Crown Chakra Blockage (coming soon)
Best Crystal For The Crown Chakra
The best crystal for the crown chakra is Selenite. Selenite is a beautiful yet fragile white crystal that helps us connect to higher frequencies.
Key Healing Properties Of Selenite
- Connects you to the metaphysical
- Open you to receive blessings from the universe
- Improves trust, faith, and openness
- Helps one harness their confidence and sexual energy
It is said that Selenite can help you tap into psychic abilities. At its core, this crystal helps you open yourself up to the positive energy of the universe you can manifest your desires and uplevel your frequency.
There you have it! Those are the crystals for each of the 7 chakras. If you want to balance all 7 chakras at once, check out this crystal box that includes one crystal for each chakra!
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