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Crystals that work best for you

by Madison Rheam about a year ago in Humanity
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Based on your Zodiac

Below I have separated the zodiac signs in order. Below each of the headings I have listed the appropriate crystals that work best for each sign. At the very bottom you'll find the crystal guide that includes an alphabetical list of every crystal mentioned and an explanation of what the crystal is used for.

1. Aquarius

  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Garnet
  • Jade
  • Labradorite
  • Ruby in zoisite
  • Turquoise

2. Pisces

  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Calcite
  • Moonstone
  • Rose quartz
  • Turquoise

3. Aries

  • Aquamarine
  • Blood Stone
  • Carnelian
  • Citrine
  • Hematite
  • Red jasper
  • Ruby
  • Ruby in zoisite

4. Taurus

  • Agate
  • Black tourmaline
  • Emerald
  • Lapis lazuli
  • Rose quartz
  • Tiger's eye
  • Topaz

5. Gemini

  • Agate
  • Calcite
  • Citrine
  • Moonstone
  • Opal
  • Tiger's eye

6. Cancer

  • Amber
  • Calcite
  • Chrysoprase
  • Emerald
  • Moonstone
  • Rhodonite
  • Ruby

7. Leo

  • Amber
  • Citrine
  • Dumortierite
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Ruby in zoisite
  • Sunstone
  • Tiger's eye

8. Virgo

  • Agate
  • Amethyst
  • Carnelian
  • Citrine
  • Lapis lazuli
  • Moonstone
  • Opal
  • Sapphire

9. Libra

  • Aquamarine
  • Aventurine
  • Citrine
  • Jade
  • Moonstone
  • Opal
  • Topaz
  • Tourmaline

10. Scorpio

  • Aquamarine
  • Citrine
  • Labradorite
  • Lapis lazuli
  • Malachite
  • Moonstone
  • Obsidian
  • Turquoise

11. Sagittarius

  • Amethyst
  • Blue lace agate
  • Garnet
  • Jade
  • Malachite
  • Turquoise

12. Capricorn

  • Amethyst
  • Garnet
  • Jet
  • Onyx
  • Rose quartz
  • Ruby
  • Smoky quartz

Crystal Guide:

Agate is a calming stone. It is used for healing of any form of emotional trauma. It creates a sense of internal safety by working out the tension the individual has inside. It's great for mental function, enhancing concentration and overall better problem solving. This is associated with the heart and throat chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include easing anxiety and overall detoxification.

Agate

Amber is one of the chakra cleansing crystals for the sacrum. It's an overall stress reliever and works with emotional problems. It attracts love and happiness for the individual that uses it because the crystal is grounding. It helps with self-expression and self-actualization.

Amber

Amethyst is known as the master healing crystal. It is a protective crystal against psychic attacks and negative energies. It is an overall stress reliever and brings happiness in a time of depression. Amethyst also allows the individual to see the bigger picture of a situation because it is clarifying to the individual. This is associated with the crown chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include relieving headaches and fatigue, promoting good dreams and good skin, and supporting bone and joint health.

Amethyst

Aquamarine is the crystal used to activate the throat chakra. It promotes peace and overall calmness. This crystal brings creativity to the individual and is great for meditation. When used in meditation, it can sharpen the individual's intuition. Because aquamarine connects us to water, it connects us back to the basis of life and therefore gives us fresh energy in any situation. The health benefits of this crystal include aiding in gastrointestinal disorders like acid reflux.

Aquamarine

Aventurine is known as the stone for good luck. It's also the crystal used to activate the heart chakra. It helps release compassion and have empathy towards others. It also helps break old habits and releases new opportunities. The health benefits to this crystal include aiding in fertility.

Aventurine

Black tourmaline is great for psychic protection. It protects against negative energies and emotions. It also balances feminine and masculine energies. It connects with the root chakra.

Black tourmaline

Bloodstone is an extremely powerful crystal. All crystals are particularly powerful, however bloodstone is one of the most powerful. This is the best crystal for purification. It is great for banishing bad thoughts or giving you the motivation to just get out of bed. Bloodstone is great for revitalization of the root chakra also. The health benefits to this crystal include regulation of blood pressure and supporting the circulatory system. It's also good to wear when you have a cold.

Bloodstone

Blue lace agate allows you to communicate your ideas and thoughts to others. It offers a safe space for your true thoughts. It sooths any anger and anxiety one is feeling in an offsettling time. This crystal activates the throat chakra by voicing afirmations and strengthening the power of manifestation. The health benefits of this crystal include restoring inner calm and relaxation and overall soothing the mind.

Blue lace agate

Calcite is a revitalizing crystal that clears energies. It's a healing crystal and works to give energy towards creativity, sexuality, and motivation. It promotes resilience and increases vitality. This crystal activates the solar plexus chakra.

Calcite

Carnelian resonates with the lower three chakras. It is an uplifting crystal and an overall confidence booster. This crystal creates creative energy and exemplifies sexual energies and desires. It helps boost fertility and works to better female sexual organs. Carnelian is also good for the metabolism because it absorbs vitamins, minerals and nutrients into the body. It's also great for overall circulation of organs and the body's tissues.

Carnelian

Chrysoprase is a forgiveness crystal. It helps you see the different parts of other people. It's the stone of the heart. This crystal helps you stay young (in your heart). If you place chrysoprase against your chest it will revitalize and bring youth to your heart. The health benefits to this crystal include better sleep and relieving nightmares.

Chrysoprase

Citrine is the crystal of inspiration. Because of the inspiring and creative aspects of citrine, it can help make your dreams become your reality. This crystal is great for manifestation and especially good to heighten and strengthen your intuition. This crystal activates the sacral, solar, and crown chakras. The health benefits of this crystal include boosting concentration and memory.

Citrine

Dumortierite is the third eye chakra and opens the door to deeper thinking. It improves your abstract thinking, emotional intelligence and psychic gifts. This stone is perfect for meditation and to sleep with. It improves your overall memory and focus.

Dumortierite

Emerald is another stone of the heart. Many of us have things that we can't talk about, things that make us vulnerable. Emerald can help us to open up to the ones we love and can help us accept our vulnerabilities.

Emerald

Garnet is a crystal that can reach deeply into an individual and find not only what's on a service but what's deep inside. Garnet helps us to find what we really want, not what we think we want or what we think we need. It is also great for manifesting projects and relationships we need in our life. If you're looking for your soulmate, manifest for it with garnet. This stone activates the root and heart chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include aiding in back pain, calcium deficiencies, and tissue regeneration.

Garnet

Hematite is a balancing crystal that balances mostly feminine and masculine energies. This crystal is closely linked to the root chakra. It's a mentally stimulating crystal that provides mental clarity, evokes deep thought, and enhances memory. This is the stone for the mind.

Hematite

Jade is a crystal of prosperity, wellbeing, and enjoying being alive. It's a protective stone that also attracts overall goodluck. This is also a good stone to sleep with because it promotes good dreams. This stone activates the heart chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include relieving headaches and supporting the adrenal glands.

Jade

Jet is a cleansing stone. It is an overall healer, physical and mental. The prime purspose of jet is to heal grief. If you're in need of any kind of wisdom, jet is the crystal for you. It's also a stone for protection. This crystal is associated with the root chakra.

Jet

Labradorite is a negativity shielding crystal. It’s used for reviving and restoration of the self. It protects against negative energies and removes any unwanted energy. This crystal is stimulating for you consciousness, reduces your anxiety, strengthens your intuition, and gives you a confidence boost. This activates the crown chakra.

Labradorite

Lapis lazuli is a stone that reveals history and reveals the past lives. This is a stone of wisdom and truths. This crystal will encourage you to achieve a higher thinking by seeking a new perspective. This is a great stone to use if you are looking to stengthen your intuition. Meditation with this stone can take you into your past life. This activates the throat and third eye chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include aiding in migraines and supporting the immune system.

Lapis lazuli

Malachite is a stone that fosters creativity and confidence. This crystal serves as a protector of an open heart and a healer of a broken one. Malachite can lead you on the right path regardless if it's for money, power, or glory. This is associated with the heart and throat chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include better sleep and good dreams.

Malachite

Moonstone is an overall calming stone. It promotes overall clarity of the mind and encourages inner vision. This stone is perfect for lovers, especially if one were to be brought into the bedroom on a full moon. This stone stimulates psychic visions and messages in dreams. Along with messages in dreams this stone can be very helpful in calming nightmares and curing insomnia. This activates the third eye and crown chakra. The health benefits to this stone include better sleep and aids in fertility.

Moonstone

Obsidian is a protection and grounding crystal. It clears negative aura and energies. It also helps aid in moving on from the past and looking toward the future. This stone dissolves emotional traumas and draws out any mental tension. This activates the heart chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include relieving feelings of depression and boosting your mood.

Obsidian

Onyx is a stone used to let go of negativity. Wearing this stone can help people get over their past relationships that hurt them. This stone helps individuals to focus on the right decisions and put them on the right path. This is associated with the root chakra.

Onyx

Opal is an emotional stone and reflects the emotion of the holder. It encourages freedom and independence in the individual. This crystal strengthens the will to live. It also activates the heart chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include helping with symptoms of PMS and relieving headaches.

Opal

Red jasper is another root chakra crystal. It is a stone of strength and stability. This crystal enhances your physical strength, endurance, and overall stamina. Because of it being a rooting crystal it connects the individual to earth's energies.

Red jasper

Rhodonite is a stone of unconditional love and discovery. By simply holding this crystal, it can promote a sensation of calm and relaxation. It allows for proper emotional processing during a chaotic situation. This activates the heart chakra.

Rhodonite

Rose quartz is a crystal of love. It is a major defender of your heart. The pink energy in the crystal soothes the hurt of loss. It balances desire and pure intent. This is associated with the heart chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include relieving stress, frustration and anxiety.

Rose quartz

Ruby is a crystal that enhances sexual desire and passion. It also has empowering and protective energies that makes you move forward without fear. This crystal also brings overall optimism to the person that carries it. This activates the root chakra.

Ruby

Ruby in zoisite is the heart and crown chakra crystal. It brings passion, courage and an overall self-awakening. This is another crystal that aides in psychic abilities because it enhances the communication between spirit guides. This crystal also allows someone to be their own individual person, embracing their individuality even in a crowd.

Ruby in zoisite

Sapphire has been known for centuries to protect the owner from envy and harm. It is also a mentally sharpening crystal, great for overall psychic awareness. This activates the third eye and throat chakra.

Sapphire

Smoky quartz is an absorbent crystal that absorbs dark thoughts and negative voices. This crystal is good for clarity and clearing the air of any negatie energies. It's also a protective crystal. This associates the root and sacral chakra.

Smoky quartz

Sunstone is good for wise leadership and promotes creative thinking. It is an overall motivating crystal and great for manifesting. Sunstone is known as an empowerment stone. This activates the sacral chakra.

Sunstone

Tiger's eye is another balancing crystal. Many imbalances begin in our minds and tiger's eye can balance our thoughts out. It is a centering crystal for the body and for the mind. This crystal is also known to bring good fortune. This is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakra.

Tiger's eye

Topaz promotes inner peace and self-confidence. This is a great stone used for reflection on one's past. It also recharges someone physically, emotionally, and mentally. This is associated with the throat and third eye chakra. The health benefits to this crystal include balancing hormones and combating aging.

Topaz

Turquoise delivers balance, balance between work and play, reason, and a sense of faith. This crystal also emphasizes self-acceptance. Turquoise is the master healer and can be placed on all seven chakras for rejuvenation. This stone activates all of the chakras.

Turquoise

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About the author

Madison Rheam

HACC graduate with Associates Degree in Social Sciences, LGBTQ+, raging liberal, feminist.

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