If you are feeling sluggish, stressed, ungrounded or if life feels like chaos, it could be due to a chakra blockage. Here’s how to unblock your chakras using your own crystals! It is an effective and fun way to contribute to your spiritual wellbeing.
We are going through a rough time and finding a spiritual balance has proved to be challenging. Think of chakras as wheels of energy within our bodies that are interwoven with our auras. If your chakras are blocked, you will feel negative vibrations, you’ll have less energy and you might suffer from other conditions.
Follow this guide to unblock your chakras using your crystals and instantly feel a weight lifting off your shoulders –for a deeper guide to chakras check this article!
As crystals come directly from the earth they vibrate with earthly healing energy. You can wear them in your jewelry or carry them in your pocket. to enhance their healing power you can
- Place them over the chakra and meditate.
- Infuse water or tea with the crystals and drink it.
- Place them around your bathtub while having a bath.
- Or place it in your blocked chakra for 15 minutes while resting.
How to tell which chakra is blocked
We all have 7 chakras aligned along our spine from the top of our heads to the bottom of our spine and what they represent is paramount to understand how to unblock them.
1. Root Chakra
Our root chakra connects us to the Earth’s energy and when it is blocked, you might experience financial problems or money blocks, you might feel disconnected, anxious and it might even lead to hip pain.
Crystals to unblock it: Any black or red stone: obsidian, red jasper, hematite, ruby are perfect.
2. Sacral Chakra
It is located between your bellybutton and coccyx and it represents sexual health and creativity. When the sacral chakra is blocked, you might feel unsatisfied, you might feel numb, or struggle with imagination or creativity. Other symptoms are problems in the urinary or sexual organs.
Crystals to unblock it: orange and red crystals are great to unblock the sacral chakra. Use: carnelian, garnet, bloodstone and orange calcite.
3. Solar Plexus
The solar plexus is extremely important and it is located between the sternum and the belly button. It supports your self-esteem, courage and if it is blocked you might feel low self-esteem, lack of confidence, depression, uncertainty about your career path, problems in having a healthy relationship, and digestive illnesses.
Crystals to unblock it: Yellow and gold stones and crystals are wonderful for unblocking the solar plexus. Use citrine, yellow calcite, yellow quartz and gold tiger’s eye.
4. Heart Chakra
Your heart chakra is over and through your heart and it is related to your loved ones and your self-love. The symptoms of a blocked heart chakra are feelings of emptiness, low self-esteem, feeling isolated and being over defensive. Physically, you might experience heart and lung problems.
Crystals to unblock it: Any green or pink stones and crystals are wonderful for unblocking the solar plexus. Use: green calcite, peridot, jade, emerald, rose quartz, or watermelon tourmaline.
5. Throat Chakra
Naturally, your throat chakra is located in your throat in the middle of your neck and it is liked to all forms of communications –including music and writing. When your throat chakra is blocked, you will find it hard to communicate to others and yourself and you might experience throat and thyroid problems.
Crystals to unblock it: All blue crystals and stones aid in unblocking the throat chakra. Use: angelite, sodalite, turquoise, blue calcite.
6. Third Eye
Located between your brows, its purpose is to bring clarity of mind and soul, when it is blocked, you will feel disconnected from others and your own spirituality. Expect headaches, sinus infections, eye problems, and other head illnesses.
Crystals to unblock it: all purple and dark blue crystals help to realign it. Use: amethyst, sugilite, lapis lazuli, and sapphire.
7. Crown Chakra
Sitting on the top of your head is the link to the energy of the universe. When it is blocked you can experience anger because of past traumas, disconnected from spirituality, and alone in the universe.
Crystals to unblock it: light purple to white color crystals help to realign it. Use selenite, clear quartz, diamond, amethyst, moonstone.
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