Colour and Crystals - Chakras

Here are some suggestions of crystals which can be related to each of the main Chakras of the body.

Crystals and chakras

Base Chakra and related crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions
Ruby crystal

RUBY

Fires enthusiasm, courage, drives away sadness and melancholy. Useful for adrenals and circulation and for protection.

Hematite crystal

HEMATITE

Restores strength, regulates blood flow, strengthens will, vitality. Can aid pain relief.

Garnet crystal

GARNET

Fortifies inner flame, strength of character, stimulates metabolism.

Jasper crystal

JASPER

"Grounding", Stimulates determination and courage and stimulates the circulation.

Apatite crystal

APATITE

Aids motivation and drive, enlivens, helps dispel apathy and lack of incentive.

Brow Chakra and related Crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions
Diamond

DIAMOND

Encourages spiritual freedom. Helps develop clear insight, integrity and justice. Enhances our qualities and fortifies control in the body.

Sodalite

SODALITE

Also for throat chakra.

Lapis Lazuli

LAPIS LAZULI

For wisdom, honesty, reveals own inner truth. Helps to open higher awareness, thus aiding understanding of ancient wisdom.

Smokey quartz

SMOKEY QAURTZ

Increases stress tolerance. Relaxing, encourages sobriety, pragmatism and realistic consideration. Can help pain relief.

Angelite

ANGELITE

Sometimes known as the awareness stone. Can enhance telepathic communication, aids attunement.

Crown Chakra and related Crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions

Amethyst

AMETHYST

Aids spiritual wakefulness, quietens the mind. Links to reverence for all life and high ideals.

Ametrine

AMETRINE

Yellow/violet for inner well-being. Enhances autonomic nervous system.

Apophyllite

APOPHYLLITE

Aids conscious connection between physical and spiritual. Calming, helps overcome uncertainty. Helps rid negative thought.

Prehnite

PREHNITE

Helps overcome fears, nightmares and phobias. Encourages serenity, dignity and service to others. Encourages contact with higher self.

Heart Chakra and related Crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions
Emerald

EMERALD

Encourages harmony and justice, friendship and unconditional love. Can help to strengthen the respiratory tract and immune system.

Jade

JADE

Balancing, calming for irritability. Can be helpful for encouraging tranquility, kindness and nurturing.

Rose Quartz

ROSE QUARTZ

Gentle but firm helpfulness for openness, sensitivity and empathy. Encourages proper self-love and ability to love others unconditionally. Aids calming of stress.

Aventurine

AVENTURINE

For relaxation, patience, tolerance. Regenerates heart energies.

Agate

AGATE

Good overall healing stone - all chakras. Acts as a bridge between the physical and etheric/spiritual.

Dioptase

DIOPTASE

Links solar plexus and heart energies. transmutes negative energies to positive.

Sacral Chakra and related crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions
Bloodstone crystal

BLOODSTONE

A member of the Jasper family, it improves sense of creativity and intuition.

Chrysoprase crystal

CHRYSOPRASE

Enhances feelings of trust, security and independence and our sense of contentment with ourselves. Can help sexual problems, fertility and de-tox. Can help us to 'let go' and 'move on'.

Orange calcite crystal

ORANGE CALCITE

Fortifies the body, balances emotions, and aids feelings of stability. Gall bladder and reproductive organs. (Lower three chakras.)

Carnelian crystal

CARNELIAN

Encourages a spirit of community, lifts emotions, dispels apathy. Can be helpful for rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia, infertility and depression.

Solar Plexus Chakra and related Crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions
Amber

AMBER

Encourages a sunny nature, self confidence. Can help problems with the stomach and spleen, liver and gallbladder.

Citrine

CITRINE

Encourages self confidence and self realization free from oppressive influences. Can help to stimulate digestion.

Malachite

MALACHITE

Can be helpful for the liver, travel sickness, dispelling inhibitions, encouraging quick thinking and de-tox.

Topaz

TOPAZ

Can help to strengthen the solar plexus chakra.

Rhodonite

RHODONITE

Restores energy depleted by trauma or shock. Helps heals wounds both emotional and physical and aids forgiveness. Heart/solar plexus chakras.

Rhodochrosite

RHODOCHROSITE

Symbolic of re-birthing. Helps to bring painful events to the front so they can be cleared and we can move on. Can also aid emotional stress and the circulatory system. Helpful in heart and solar plexus chakras.

Throat Chakra and related Crystals

CrystalNameSuggestions

Sodalite

SODALITE

Brow and throat chakras. Helps us find our 'own truth'. Calming. Helps dispel rigid thought patterns, phobias.

Moonstone

MOONSTONE

Helps composure and emotions. Calming.

Aquamarine

AQUAMARINE

Harmonizes thyroid. Helps hayfever, immune system, allergies. Enhances relaxed disposition. Encourages foresight.

Sapphire

SAPPHIRE

Throat and brow chakras - aids communication with higher self. Helps to expel fears, bringing peace. Enhances ability to listen and understand as well as communication.

Turquoise

TURQUOISE

Bestows inner calm. Helps with control of viral infections, anti-inflammatory, relaxes cramps. Powerful healer strengthening entire anatomy and in absorption of nutrients.

Kayanite

KAYANITE

Strengthens the throat and larynx, but can actually helpful for all chakras, especially the throat, brow and crown as it aids connections with Universal energy.