Crystals, which come from within the Earth, have mystical properties that can support you through many difficult situations. Find one that is apt for your zodiac sign.
"Healing crystals connect you with the nurturing energy of the Earth. Astrology aligns you with the mystical and ever-changing movement of the cosmos," crystal expert and holistic healer Heather Askinosie tells Bustle. "When you bring the two together, a journey of self-discovery begins."
The connection between the cosmos and the Earth together sets you on a path of self-realization and self-care. This enhances your spiritual connection with yourself and brings out natural gifts and honest talents.
Your zodiac sign can tell you about the right crystal for you and how it can heal you.
As the leader of the zodiac signs, the crystal you use should complement your fiery nature. Carnelian is just the right crystal for you. It can keep your spirits up and allow negative thoughts to leave you swiftly. Everybody faces self-doubt, including the strong Aries, and this crystal can improve your confidence in yourself so you can ask for exactly what you want. It helps you streamline your goals and go after them.
If you are a Taurean, you are known for your hard work and resilience. You are a persistent person, who can even seem stubborn at times, such is your tenacity when you've set your mind on something. However, sometimes you too need a push to put your willpower in action, which is where the pyrite crystal would help. It promotes physical health too and protects the wearer from negative energy and environmental pollutants.
As a Gemini, you are many things at once and the crystal that's best for you needs to be able to accommodate all of your different faces, which is why labradorite suits you best. It is good for enhancing intellectual prowess. It is known for its play of color. Other stones that come from the Earth tend to link us fiercely with the ground while the magical labradorite is all about letting your imagination rage creatively.
Crystal: Red jasper
A Cancerian knows what it feels like to run themselves to the ground while caring for others. They have a hard exterior and find it difficult to show their vulnerable side to anyone. The red jasper will stop you from exhausting yourself emotionally by reminding you to take care of yourself as well. Keeping it close to you will be a reminder to extend tender love and care for yourself and to stay open to others.
As a Leo, you are fierce and assertive as well as a charmer. Ruled by the red-hot sun, these signs need something that can be in tune with their passion. So, a garnet crystal is the best one for them because it is good for physical and mental health. While Leos are busy running behind their dreams and depleting their reserves, this crystal can revitalize them, preparing for their long journey towards success.
Crystal: Moss Agate
Since you are an Earth sign, you are already in sync with nature and are grounded. You focus your energies on hard work and details to make sure nothing goes wrong in your well-thought-out plan. "Elevate your Virgo, humanitarian tendencies by connecting to the wisdom of nature," Askinosie tells Bustle. "Just as natures provides for us, you enjoy providing to those in need. Moss Agate brings you back to your most natural, giving essence."
Crystal: Lapis lazuli
Dear Libra, you are a soft person who loves to maintain balance and harmony. You can be really indecisive because you want to weigh the pros and cons of everything before making a choice. The perfect crystal for you would be the lapis lazuli since it encourages confident decision making. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. Its azure color has always been symbolic of gods and power, which translates to a close association with spiritual vision.
If you're a Scorpio, you know that your emotions run intensely. "Scorpios have big dreams and the magnetism to draw them into realities," explains Askinosie. "As the ultimate manifester stone, citrine will help you not only to attract abundance where you need it but also to counterbalance your natural intensity with a calm focus." This crystal would help you manifest your dreams into reality. It is a crystal that gives you the energy to execute all your plans and keep at them.
When you're born during Sagittarius season, you grow up to be someone constantly craving for new adventures, which is why the bronzite can become a force of transformation for you. Every time you want to up and leave your roots behind, this crystal keeps you tethered to yourself and your values. It has a stabilizing influence and influences you to weather the storm with calmness.
As a practical and grounded Capricorn, you need more time connecting to your spiritual side, which is where azurite would come handy. It would encourage you to expand your point of view by opening your heart to others. It would encourage you to become more vulnerable and accepting. The azurite can not only keep away negative energy but also cleanse away the existing ones.
As an idealist who has a lot of love to offer to the world, you can get carried away at times. You need something to make you grounded to the Earth since you are an air sign. "[Their] imagination often leads to innovation, but it can also leave the Aquarius with their head in the clouds," explains Askinosie. "Bridge the gap between mind and body with an Amethyst crystal." They enhance creativity and balance it out with the practical side of life.
Pisceans are dreamy and imaginative. Your birthstone aquamarine can bring you clear insight into yourself. It makes you trust your intuition by helping you make better decisions. It also has the ability to reveal deep emotions you have towards others but were not able to express. Amethysts are good at holding your hand through a spiritual awakening but also ensuring that you are calm.