Top 5 Crystals Recommended for Stress and Anxiety

Crystals have been used for centuries for a variety of metaphysical uses and one of the most popular uses is to relieve stress and anxiety!  Many experts recommend placing the crystals on the Chakra areas of the body to balance and support your energy meridians. Another way is to keep crystals in your pocket or in areas of your home where you rest and relax so you can hold and embody the crystal energy whenever you are feeling tension or stress.  In addition to calming anxious nerves, crystals promote positive energy flow in your body to help you take control of your life.

Below you will find the top 5 crystals we recommend for helping with stress, tension and anxiety.

To best utilize the crystals we have the following suggestions:

- Hold the crystals while you meditate.
- Lay with the crystal over your heart and/or root chakra and breathe deeply.
- Wear the crystal as a pendant or bracelet or keep it in your pocket to bring gentle calm to your day.
- Place the crystal under your pillow for a restful sleep.
- Place the crystals around your home where you rest and relax to promote calming energy to this environment.


Amethyst is said to be a powerful and protective stone. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others. It alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. It has strong healing and cleansing powers. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation.

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Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is said to be the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief and depression. Rose Quartz encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance invoking self-trust and self-worth.

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Celestite brings mental calm and clarity in the midst of any chaotic circumstance and can allow one to easily flow through a traumatic period and still come out on top.

Celestite gives courage to those who suffer from agoraphobia (fear of crowds) or public speaking. It can be beneficial for shy or timid children to try new experiences. Celestite brings harmony and balance, and will assist the holder in finding and maintaining inner peace.

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Howlite is a calming stone and an aid to insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind. It formulates ambitions and aids in achieving them. Howlite strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge. It teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage, pain and stress. Howlite works to calm communications, facilitates awareness and encourages emotional expression.

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Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz is an excellent grounding stone. It gently neutralizes negative vibrations and is detoxifying on all levels.  Smoky Quartz disperses fear, lifts depression and negativity. It brings emotional calmness, relieving stress and anxiety. Promotes positive thoughts and action. Smokey Quartz aids concentration and assists in communication difficulties.

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