Crystal Healing – Crystal Tips and Techniques

Q. I suffer a lot with migraines, could crystals help to reduce their severity or better still prevent them?

A. Yes! Lots of people call bad headaches, migraines – so we shall deal with them also. Naturally these treatments will work with regular or milder headaches as well.

An amethyst rubbed anti clockwise on your forehead should bring relief, some find this treatment improved if it is wetted under running water first. Charoite is also very effective for this purpose.

A Dioptase elixir will usually give it quick shift: an old friend of mine swears by this old fashioned treatment – a tea towel is soaked in brown vinegar and another in elixir. He then lies down and places one on his forehead and alternates them every five minutes or so until his migraine is gone, which is usually fairly quickly

In fact there are a number of crystals that are excellent for dealing with headaches and migraines: Aventurine, Magnesite and Rhodochrosite provide relief; Lapis Lazuli will quickly draw it off; Iolite will alleviate them; Jet effectively treats them; a Blue Agate slice quickly gets rid of it—but it makes it feel worse while it does it.

If it has been brought on by stress then an Amethyst, Amber, Dioptase or Turquoise placed on your brow will relieve it.
Consider what else is going on. EG If it is in response to or in association with pain elsewhere – use Aventurine over the pain site and another on your brow.
If it is brought on by a food allergy or upset stomach, you may need to add a stone that will calm the stomach such as Citrine or Moonstone, usually placed on your sacral chakra.

If your headache is in response to nerves or trauma or grief, you might consider adding a Rose Quartz, placed over your heart chakra.

Q. What is a Carbuncle? One of our customers had been having a particularly hard time trying to track one of these down.
A. Carbuncle is an archaic name for a deep-red cabochon cut gemstone, usually Red Garnet and specifically, Almandine. When held up to the sun, it loses its deep red tinge, and becomes of the colour of bright burning coal. Sometimes, the name is applied to Ruby Sapphire and Red Spinel and of course Red Garnet. Some references also call it Firestone.

Q. Also, what is Iceland Spar?
A. Iceland Spar, formerly known as Iceland crystal, is a transparent variety of Calcite, or crystallized calcium carbonate. It is a variety of Calcite that displays an optical illusion called double refraction when you look through the crystal — i.e. it splits the light rays in two, producing a double image. It is for this reason that it is often used in magic rituals to double the power of a magic spell. Optical Calcite amplifies images and helps you to see double meanings hidden in communication. Calcite is a powerful amplifier and cleanser of energies.

© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.

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