Third eye Chakra Crystals
HEALING CRYSTALS FOR BALANCING YOUR Third Eye CHAKRA
About the Third Eye chakra
AKA Ajna chakra
The sixth chakra is the third eye chakra, also known as the Ajna chakra. It is located at the forehead between the brows, lending to the name brow chakra. The Third Eye Chakra is represented by the color purple and the element of light.
The third eye chakra represents intuition, imagination, wisdom, and spiritual power, as well as perception and awareness. A healthy third eye chakra allows us to see the big picture or hold a vision. Those with a balanced third eye chakra may receive many hints and nudges from their intuition or Divine visions and messages.
Third Eye chakra healing
An imbalanced third eye chakra can manifest in a number of ways, including physical symptoms such as headaches and dizziness, as well as difficulty processing information and an inability to access inner wisdom. When the third eye chakra is blocked you may notice feeling scattered, stressed, or anxious. Or you may feel stuck and unable to move forward with your ideas or make any decisions.
When balanced, the third eye chakra is believed to release you from earthly attachments and allow you to see past your self-limiting thoughts.
Many third eye chakra crystals are reminiscent of the third chakra with their dark blue or purple color, a color of intuition, inspiration, and trust. The vibrations of third eye chakra stones assist to encourage spiritual development, tap into inner guidance, and even enhance psychic abilities.
To use third eye chakra crystals, place the crystal on your third eye while meditating. Keep your third eye chakra stones close throughout the day to bring a continuous flow of energy to this center of spiritual awareness and psychic powers.
Below are a number of third eye chakra stones that you can work with as healing stones for aligning and balancing your third eye chakra.
Signs of an unbalanced third eye chakra
An unbalanced third eye chakra with blocked or excessive energy flow can manifest in a variety of ways:
- Headaches and dizziness
- Difficulty processing information
- Inability to access inner wisdom
- Feeling scattered, stressed, or anxious
- Feeling stuck and unable to move forward
- Lack of psychic abilities
- Difficulty making decisions
Signs of a balanced third eye chakra
A balanced third eye chakra with a healthy energy flow can present itself in any of the following ways:
- Release from earthly attachments
- Ability to see past self-limiting beliefs
- Spiritual development
- Ability to tap into inner guidance
- Enhanced psychic abilities
Third Eye chakra Stones for Healing
Intuition • Peace • Strength
Use of Amethyst crystals, for their beauty and legendary energy, dates back to as early as 25,000 BCE. Found in the cultures of Neolithic peoples, ancient Egyptians, Early Greek, and Roman, it has long been coveted as a stone of royalty. To add some fun, Amethyst’s name comes from the Greek word for “not drunken,” as its believed to prevent intoxication, calm anger, and relieve stress.
For working with the third eye chakra, Amethyst is a powerful stone for awakening the intuition and opening one up to spiritual communication. This stone exhibits a profoundly positive energy and encourages emotional balance and an increase of personal power.
Intuition • Intellect • Insight
Azurite is a copper carbonate mineral. The copper gives it its distinctive brilliant blue color. Ancient Egyptians ground it and used it as a pigment to create paint. And though it fell in and out of fashion over the years, you can still find azure blue paint in any art supply store today.
Metaphysically, Azurite is an excellent tool for students learning a new subject and mediums seeking psychic intuition and discernment. It's a blue crystal that opens the third eye to increase spiritual awareness and enhance emotional stability.
Uplift • Motivate • Wisdom
This blue, multi-colored stone is named after the Greek word for "to deceive" because it is often confused for other minerals and gems. Apatite is made of Calcium Phosphate — the same material found in the teeth and bones of humans and most animals. This may be why it has such a strong effect on the body, helping with both healing and according to some appetite suppression.
As a third eye chakra stone, Blue Apatite encourages spiritual growth and connects one to the inner voice in all of us that holds all the knowledge, wisdom, and inspiration for moving forward.
Serenity • Uplifting • Ethereal
Occuring in many different colors, ranging from gray to green, yellow and even golden, Celestite is a relatively soft stone that forms naturally in many different configurations including clusters, nodules, and even tubular.
Blue Celestite is often used for assistance in meditation and is believed to be beneficial for opening communication, between humans as well as with the spirit world. It is a stone known for it's assistance with spiritual connection and can assist with accessing deep meditation and enhancing mental clarity.
Discipline • Intuition • Expansion
Dumortierite is named for the French paleontologist that discovered it in the Rhône-Alps region of France. It occurs in many different colors. Blue-toned Dumortierite is often confused for Sodalite or Lapis Lazuli. It typically forms in high-temperature aluminum-rich metamorphic rocks.
The "blue denim stone" is said to be a powerful third eye chakra stone with is support of self-reliance, mental clarity, and discipline. Those seeking to heighten their intuition and find discipline to harness a spiritual practice could benefit from its use.
Intuition • Calm • Success
Hypersthene is named for the Greek word for "over strength" referring to its hardness, which distinguishes it from other similar minerals. This deep brown or gray stone often contains flashes of other colors, such as black, green, and blue.
Hypersthene is known as a "magical stone" for its ability to strengthen psychic abilities, block out noisy distractions from both the inner and physical world , and aid users in accessing spiritual insight while gaining a deeper understanding of their place in the world. Hypersthene is a great ally for third eye chakra healing and for achieving higher consciousness.
Magic • Awareness • Power
Named after the Labrador peninsula in Canada, where it was "discovered" in 1770, this stone exhibits flashy colors of blue, green, and gold (and more!), known as labradorescence. Labradorite reminds you to look at every situation from every angle in order to see hidden truths and treasures. Hold it in your hand and make it dance in the light. You'll exclaim, "Magic!" in no time.
As a third eye chakra stone, Labradorite is a powerful stone for stimulating the third eye and accessing higher consciousness.
Intuition • Peace • Clarity
One of the most varied color minerals, Fluorite naturally occurs in all colors of the spectrum, with some being fluorescent in ultraviolet light. Also known as the "genius stone," Fluorite is believed to be great for mental processes like absorbing new information and assisting in discernment.
Purple Fluorite is associated with protection and dreaming, as well as cultivating a sense of peace. It works to open the third eye to develop the sixth sense, one of psychic abilities, and opening communication with the spiritual world.
Clarity • Focus • Amplification
Abundant around the world, Clear Quartz is found on every continent. "Quartz" comes from the Greek word for "ice," reflecting the once held belief that this stone was a permanent form of ice, once so cold it would never thaw.
It been used in cultures all around the world as spiritual tools, talismans, and healing aid, known for it's support of mental clarity, improving negative thought patterns, and dispelling negative energy. Clear Quartz is great for amplifying energy, from you or other crystals around it. In crystal healing, Clear Quartz is a master healer, working to bring the all the chakras into balance, not just the third eye chakra.
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The Best Crystals for Each Chakra
When choosing chakra stones to work with you'll want to look for crystals that have the same energetic quality as the chakra when it is balanced. For example, if you wanted to work with crystal healing for your first chakra or Root Chakra, you would look for stones that are known to remove negative energy and possess grounding properties.
Each of the seven chakras also has a corresponding color. So you might start with finding a chakra stone that also has this hue. For example, many Crown Chakra crystals are clear or white as this chakra is represented by the color white.
How to Use Crystals for Chakra Healing
Chakra healing stones work by resonating with the energy of specific chakras, helping to restore balance and flow. Each chakra is associated with a specific color and energy frequency, and certain stones are believed to correspond with each chakra.
For example, amethyst is associated with the crown chakra, while citrine is linked to the solar plexus chakra. By placing these stones on or near the corresponding chakra during meditation or energy healing sessions, they can help to clear blockages and restore balance.