Crystals will collect energy over time and need to be cleansed to restore their proper balance.
This resets their energy so you can ensure that they work at their highest potential.
(If you haven't already read our article on how
crystals work, you can read that by clicking here
Think of it like a radio thats knocked slightly off station. All the energetic work it's doing will make it a little out of tune, so cleansing it is just like adjusting it's knobs to bring it back to centre.
Here are some methods on how you can cleanse your crystals energy:
Place them on the windowsill or outside in moonlight.Place in Nature
Place your crystals in the soil of a healthy houseplant or outside.Smudging
Use white sage
, palo santo
, or incense
to smudge your crystals. Simply pass your stones through the smoke.Although we use the word cleansing, you are actually doing two things at once - clearing and charging.
gets rid of all that energy that they have picked up. You are clearing it of any energetic 'gunk' and allowing it to reset back to it's natural state.Charging
, on the other hand, brings it's energy to it's fullest.
If we go back to thinking of it like a radio, charging is like turning up the volume!SETTING INTENTION
After you've cleansed your crystals, it is time to set your intention.
Setting your intention tells your crystals what to broadcast. Think of it like giving them a job to do!
Although certain crystals are known for specific benefits, most crystals actually hold a vast variety of benefits so setting your intention makes it so you are telling it exactly what to focus on and which frequency to emit. You can do this by holding your crystals in your hand and visualize what you would like it to do or in which ways you would like it to help you. You can also say your intentions out loud, as your voice holds an energy to it and will amplify the process.
Now is the fun part, experiencing their benefits!
You can use them in endless amounts of ways, but some of our favourites are:
- Place Them Next to Your Bed
When you're sleeping, your energy is less resistant and more open. Therefore, you will soak up more of the crystals energy.
- Hold Them in Your Hand
Simply holding them in your hand is a great method as well. You can do this while you are meditating, or just as you are sitting around the house.
- Carry Them With You
You can carry crystals in your pocket or purse. Tumbled stones
are especially great for this as they are small and smooth!
- Place Around Your Home
Placing crystals around your home is a great way to bring positive energy to your home decor! You and your family can experience their benefits as you go about your day-to-day life.** if you'd like more tips and tricks on how you can incorporate crystals into your life, follow us on social media! We often share our favourite ways to experience their benefits.