How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners [GUIDE]

By | March 26, 2017

You are here because you want to learn how to use Healing Stones for beginners right…?

And you’re are probably thinking how does it work?

What exactly is it about Crystals that make them so appealing and why do they harness such magical powers (or energy) that make them heal? We all came into this journey of Crystal Healing in different ways.

You might have been attracted to how pretty the Crystals look when you casually walked into a Crystal shop and instantly felt attracted to that pretty pink piece of Rose Quartz, or drawn to the gentle aura of the Blue Lace Agate.

Or may have been gifted a piece of Crystal by a family member or friend who wanted to introduce a meaningful representation into your life. And you found that it resonated with you, just a little too much to be ignored; you then embarked on a Crystal journey and have not looked back since.

“Crystals are meaningful representations of your life…”

Or you could be on this page, reading this, because you are just started on your Crystal Healing journey and eager to learn more about this wonderful mystery that you are so attracted to, specifically, how to do Crystal Healing?

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How Are Crystals Formed?

Now, what are Crystals and what exactly about Crystals make them beneficial? In laymen explanation, a Crystal is a broad term used to describe any solid with an ordered internal structure.

They are formed in nature when liquids are cooled and solidify.

What gives different Crystals their color, shape and appearance, are determined by the conditions they grow in.

Temperature, elements of the liquid, pressure etc., all plays a part. Crystals are formed over many years in nature and their use go a long way back in history.

“Crystals have been worn since ancient cultures to serve as a for of energetic stimulant.”

Crystal Healing has been experimented for thousands of years before our time, especially in Asian and Greek cultures.

Ancient Greeks wear Amethyst as an amulet and Chinese use Jade in medicines.

I have written another post on how the physical characteristic of Crystals would affect their meaning and healing abilities. If you are at the stage where you are still figuring out which Crystal to wear, you may want to read that post over HERE.

Energetic Vibrations of Crystals

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners 8I like to think of the formation of Crystals as a collusion of energies in the environment over a long period of time. Everything around us is a product of energy and different forms of matter vibrate at different frequencies. The same goes for the human body, and of Crystals.

Because the conditions which different Crystals are formed are unique, Crystals also vibrate at different frequencies depending on their matter, thickness, color etc. All of these are a product of the energies in the environment when they were formed.

Where there is an imbalance of energies in our bodies, physiological or emotional symptoms manifest. The human body is also made of energy; as the Chinese belief of the Yin and the Yang energies goes:

“When there is an imbalance of energies in our bodies, physiological or emotional symptoms manifest…”

Headache, dry skin, moodiness, anger… you name it. These symptoms give off vibrations of their own as well.

Fundamentals of How To Do Crystal Healing

The fundamental is that Crystals, and the energies it brings, are healing, and can restore our bodies to optimum functioning levels by bringing balance.

Crystals have a high and precise rate of vibration. This is why they are used extensively in modern technology (think your LCD screens on your smartphones and computers).

Because they are able to interact with energy fields around them, Crystals can pick up vibrations from the human body’s Chakras (or energy centers) This allow them to help flush out negative energy from our body.

I believe when I find myself attracted to a particular Crystal, it is more than the physical appearance of the Crystal I am attracted to.

But the vibration that it is giving out which is attracting my own frequency.

That said, how to do Crystal Healing is all about knowing what Crystal resonates at the correct frequency for what you hope to achieve.

It can be used for protection, emotional healing, love , career and even used to enhance your spirituality.

Different people and different layers of their sub-consciousness have different vibrational frequencies depending on their state of health, emotions and feelings.

Through resonance, Crystals can restore equilibrium to us, physically, emotionally and mentally, bringing them back to a natural healthy state.

Different Crystals are used for different purposes as each Crystal has its own base resonance frequency.

In the practice of Crystal Healing, it is important to know what Crystals to use for what purpose, as well as how to maintain and care for your Crystals after use.

One Important Step Which Most People Miss Out is Crystal Cleansing

One very important step that most people miss out is that we would need to cleanse our Crystals frequently (Minimally once a month) because of the energetic vibration that the Crystals absorb.

You see, Crystals are just like sponges, they absorb both the good and the bad energy. Cleansing our Crystals regularly help to reset it’s energetic vibration back to it’s basal state.

To learn more about Crystal Cleansing and what we can do to cleanse a Crystal, please read more in this blogpost.

How Crystal Healing Works?

Crystal Healing in theory is about placing them in your hand or on our body’s Chakras, to allow the Crystals to transmit its energy, to calm, comfort or revitalize the human body, mind and soul.

But Crystal works beyond physical contact. Crystal Healing works at a distance too. Subtle electromagnetic current passes between a Crystal and a person even when they are not in physical contact.

What allow such transmission of energies, even without contact, lies in the consciousness and intention of the person. Try looking at your Crystal and begin to feel the effect it has on you.

My Personal Crystal Healing Experience

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My own Crystal Healing journey started when I purchased my first Crystal. It was a time in my life where I felt I was not making any progress at work and I wanted something to help boost my confidence to have a breakthrough in my career.

I knew a friend had recently purchased some Crystals to help boost her confidence and improve her communication.

Having my interest piqued, I walked into a Crystal store and started looking around by myself.

But that was in the 90s, a time when the internet was something “new and exotic”. Now we can easily purchase our Crystals online. If you are looking to buy some quality Crystals at a low price, check out ExquisiteCrystals.Com. I now buy my Crystals from John, the owner of that online Crystal store. You can read my review on his store HERE

I found myself attracted to a bracelet with red beautiful Crystal Beads.

The store owner then explain to me what does that Crystal symbolizes. I later found out that it was the red tiger eye crystal, also known as the Dragon’s eye.

The Red Tiger Eye brings energies of vitality and vibrance, giving its user strength and willpower. It also has the properties of the Tiger Eye, which boosts confidence and enhances good luck. I knew then, that it was exactly what I needed.

Pick The Right Crystals To Stay In Balance

With that, I hope you have understood the fundamentals of how Crystal Healing Works. Remember, everything is energy.

Manifestations is a result of the vibrational frequency. The human body is no exception. Crystals generate, store and radiate energy.

It is like an information system that runs on vibrations. Find the right Crystal with the right information system and the body will be brought back into balance.

This happened because you utilize the energetic forces that the Crystals possess. Crystal Healing can work through physical contact by placing crystals on the body’s energy centers, or at a distance, powered by intention and consciousness.

How To Do Crystal Healing Step 1: Creating That Crystal Connection

Connecting with your Crystal allows you to be more in tune with its energy. It connects and aligns you with the celestial energies of the Crystal.

When you have experimented enough, you’ll start to realize that the more connected you are with your Crystals, the more effectively the Crystal will work for you.

Connecting With Your Crystal # 1 – Heart Beat Synchronicity

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners 7Connecting with your crystal through sharing of a heart beat is one way of “getting in tuned” with your Crystal.

As different Crystals are atomically different, each with its own unique energy, this thus results in emitting different frequencies of physical vibrations.

This makes it important for you to listen and spend some time with your Crystals to familiarized yourself with the subtle differences in their vibrations. This vibration is also sometimes known as the Crystal’s pulse or more commonly referred to as it’s heart beat.

Place The Crystal Close To Your Heart

The first step to stay in tuned with your Crystal’s pulse is to place the Crystal close to your own heart. Depending on the size of your

Crystal, you may find yourself holding it close to your chest or even having your arms wrapped around the entirety of it.

“Sync your heart beat with the pulse of the Crystal.”

After which, take your time to sync your heart beat with the pulse of the Crystal. Some may get in tuned faster than others.

But speed is not the key in an effective connection, but rather the how familiar you are with your Crystal’s pulse and vice versa; how familiar is the crystal with your heart beat.

Only when you and your Crystal share a singular pulse rate, only then your energies are in sync with each other.

Creating a harmonious and inseparable bond between you and your Crystal.

Once that bond is created, you will notice a heighten sense of well being and a much more relaxed state of mind.

However, never ever feel pressured to rush into familiarizing with your Crystal. You need to learn to be patient and enjoy the process as it comes!

Connecting With Your Crystal # 2 – Creating An Electro-Magnetic Pathway

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Another method to connecting with your Crystal involves creating an energetic pathway to allow flow of energy through both your body and the Crystal.

In order to do so, we need to create something called an Electro-Magnetic Circuit.

This Electro-Magnetic Circuit allows energy to travel in a close-ended loop, allowing the energy to flow from your body through the Crystal and back to your body.

This helps to create synchronicity and establishes trust with your Crystal.

Creating an Electro-Magnetic Circuit with Your Crystal

To create an Electro-Magnetic circuit with your Crystal, you’ll need to first hold your Crystal with both hands; one hand on each end of the Crystal.

This creates an energy loop which forms a continuous energy pathway between you and the Crystal.

If you have a single pointed end Crystal, be sure to face the pointed end towards your non-dominant hand.

Generate energy by keeping your mind focused on creating an impulse which runs from your dominant hand, to the other hand, through your body and back to your dominant hand.

Focus on Receiving Energy from Your Non-Dominant Hand

Many get stuck trying to feel and receive the energy coming from the dominant hand through their Crystal. When your focus is on receiving energy, you end up disrupting the flow of energy.

My suggestion is to keep your focus on pushing the energy through your Crystal via your dominant hand.

Once you start to feel the tingling sensation (some people actually feels the pulse of energy) on your non-dominant hand, that means the energy is already travelling through you and the Crystal.

This completes the circuit and hence, puts you in tune with your crystal. Do note that this can be done with Crystals of all shapes and sizes and that there is no hard and fast rule on the positioning of the Crystal points.

As a rule of the thumb, face the pointed end of the Crystal towards the non-dominant hand.

As with all learning, everything takes time. If you don’t feel the energy just yet, don’t feel disappointed and pressured.

You can’t rush creating a connection with your Crystal. Take your time to master the circular flow of energy throughout the Electro-Magnetic circuit.

Once you have understood the concept of being aligned and connected with your Crystal, you can then begin to tap into it’s positive energies and take your healing to the next level.

We are often plagued with daily problems such as stress (both emotionally and financially), health issues and strained relationships.

It is only natural that we feel down and negative during our darkest hours. There will be times where we want to be left alone and perhaps hide in our own shell.

This is when Crystal Healing can help.

Crystals help to alleviate our negative thoughts and restore that feeling of bliss and overall well-being. It has helped many to find love, regain their health and even get them ahead in their careers.

Crystals emits vibrational frequencies which thus act as a reference point for our bodies.

When we bring our body close to their vibrational frequency field, the “off-balance” frequency of our body starts to align with the Crystal bringing it back to it’s natural state.

In Crystal Healing, we are essentially allowing our body to heal with the help of the natural world using ancient healing techniques.

So now that you have learnt how connecting with your Crystals works, its like to learn how you can tap on your Crystal’s positive energy.

Connecting With Your Crystal # 3 – Crystal Gazing

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners 5A particular exercise I often practice is Crystal Gazing. This technique allow you to connect with your Crystals while allowing you to tap onto it’s positive energy.

When done long enough, Crystals sometimes allow you to see flashes of vision which would occur in your future.

It doesn’t happen all the time, but when it does, these vision that you develop are very vivid – Something like Déjà vu.


How Do We Practice Crystal Gazing?

My number one tip to practicing Crystal Gazing would be first to relax your eyes and mind before starting. Once you’re ready, stare intently into the Crystal.

Shift your focus back and forth until it feels comfortable rest.

While still staring into the Crystal, you should notice a shimmering white light or what some people call Sparkles.

The Sparkles Effect is observed when the energy of the Crystal can be seen visually from the naked eye.

This is the spot where you should focus your eyes on, so that you can tap on its energy.

Immersing yourself into it, stay clam and let the Crystal energy flow through you. Let your wild thoughts fall behind. Slow down till you find a sense of clarity in your mind.

When your mind drifts while gazing at the Crystal, seek answers from the Crystal. Seek it’s help to radiate your troubles away.

Feel it’s positive energy and let the energy seep into your body.

If you have problems or troubles in your life, be fully aware of it. Now that you are able to confront the problem with such clarity, visualize a moment in your life where that problem no longer exist.

Make sure your visualization is detailed and clear.

Because only when you are aware of what your desired outcome, then you are able to heal.

With your new found clarity, your thoughts and intentions will be fully understood by your Crystal. This creates an emotional connection between you and your Crystal. It will then be able to bring you more of what you want and less of what you don’t want.

Treat your Crystal with respect, and you’ll be able to find more opportunities in life.

I have Tried Crystal Healing But There Weren’t Any Results So Far…

I know some of you might have tried Crystal Healing but didn’t get the results you want.


I was once disappointed and dejected like you… It felt like I was left hanging in mid air.

But the truth is, I missed out the missing ingredient.

So here is my secret to Crystal Healing… My secret is actually no secret.

For Crystal Healing to be successful, all you need is one thing… That is to trust the process and learn to manifest with your Crystal.

Manifesting is like attracting the things you want into your life. Basically, fundamental principles of the Law of Attraction.

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How To Do Crystal Healing Step 2 : Manifesting With Your Crystals

Manifesting with your Crystal is an ongoing process where you focus on understanding your Crystal and in turn, your Crystal will understand you.

This process of creating a “mutual trust” between you and your Crystals allows you to amplify emotions and make your thoughts become a reality.

Manifesting with your Crystals, most importantly, makes Crystal Healing work and makes it work more effectively.

Your Crystals Attract What You Believe

As you already know by now that different Crystals have different meanings. Each Crystal is used for specific purposes due to their different healing abilities.

Once you have clear understanding and clarity on the Crystal that you are working on, never doubt it’s healing abilities.

Crystal Healing works most optimally when you have full faith and trust in the Crystal.

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners 3When you are working with your Crystal, think about the infinite possibilities and opportunities that the Crystal will present to you. That is what we call “Manifesting with your Crystals“.

There are many ways and techniques you can use to work with Crystals. Just to name a few, it could be Meditating with Crystals, Laying Crystals on specific Chakra points or even as simple as wearing your Crystal as a jewelry.

But the most important key to Crystal Healing is still to manifest with them.

Crystal Healing does not happen over night.

So you’ll need to take the time and patience to understand your Crystals, connect with them and eventually manifesting their natural healing abilities.

Only when you have established an understanding and connection with your Crystal, you will then be able to amplify the healing abilities of the Crystal.

7 Step Process To Manifesting With Your Crystals

Manifesting with your Crystal takes a total of 7 steps:

  1. Relaxation of the mind.
  2. Finding certainty in uncertain situations.
  3. Asking the Crystal for help and clarity.
  4. Being specific about your intentions.
  5. Visualizing of the desired outcome.
  6. Showing gratitude towards the Crystal.
  7. Have faith in the Crystal.

These 7 steps are actually adapted from the fundamental principles of the Law of Attraction. And manifesting with your Crystals utilizes these fundamentals. Ask, believe and you shall receive it.

Like Attracts Like

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners 2The more committed and positive you are towards energy healing with your Crystals, the faster and more positive the results you will get.

But likewise, if you are hanging around with worry and doubt, that is when Crystal healing will not work for you.

Remember, like attracts like.

If you have negative thoughts, you draw and attract negative thoughts towards you.

I understand that negative thoughts are sometimes hard to suppress. That is why as energy healers, we always use Crystals as an anchor to remind ourselves of how we can bring more positivity into our lives.

We wear Crystals daily. Meditate with them daily. And most importantly, work with them daily. We only speak positively of the outcome which we want to attract into our lives.

To start attracting unlimited possibilities into your life, you’ll first need to control your emotions and thoughts.

Start by clearing your mind and when you are ready, think about something that you really want to attract into your life.

Hold that thought and close your eyes. Take mental notes of every single detail of that intention. Use your five senses and bring that thought to life. Be certain and specific about your intention.

Now, ask the Crystal for it’s help and guidance.

You must commit fully on your intentions so that it is clearly understood by the Crystal.

If at any point in time you feel uncertain, don’t worry, take a step back and re-evaluate your needs. It is important to be certain and not have any doubts during this process of manifesting if your Crystal.

If doubts are present, you’ll end up manifesting more of what we don’t want.

Once you are clear about what you want, go on to visualize the outcome that you would like to make it a reality.

Example On How To Manifest

Problem: You are currently upset with your relationship and have many episodes of misunderstandings.

Remedy: Hold a Rose Quartz in your hand. Visualize the easing of the tension between you and the person you are upset with.

Visualize having mutual understanding and only love for that very same person.

The more vivid the visualization, the greater the likelihood of the outcome would actually happen in the future. Sometimes it may take a few of these visualization sessions to make it a reality.

Trust And Believe The Process

Once you are done with your visualization, the next step is to trust and believe that it will happen. Show gratitude to the Crystal like as though your desired outcome has already happened.

You can talk to you Crystal like talking to an actual person.

Eg. “Hey, Thanks for the help and guidance through the difficult times. I really appreciate your energetic presence around me.”

Communicating with your Crystal is another key to Crystal Healing. It tells your Crystal that you are sincere and satisfied with whatever plans which they have brought to you so far.

Only When You are Able to See It In Your Mind, It Then Becomes Reality…

When you are able to see it in your mind, your intentions will then become your reality.

While this reality sometimes don’t always happen immediately, but trust me it will happen for you. For me. And for everybody.

Give yourself time and let your intentions manifest.

Many people have already documented their experience way before me.

Time and time again, it has proven that for Crystal Healing to work. Believing and using the Law of Attraction will create your ideal tomorrow.

How To Use Healing Stones For Beginners If it doesn’t happens for you today, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow. FRET NOT! Because Crystals aligns the Universe in a way such that it happens at the right place and the right time.

And sometimes, when “it is not meant to be“, one door closes for you, but reopens another door of opportunity.

This technique of manifesting with your Crystals is sometimes known as programming your Crystal.

Once you have programmed your Crystal, it is best to carry it with you. You can also place it at places where you visit regularly.

It could be places like your room, your work desk or even your living room. These programmed Crystal helps to amplify your intentions and draws endless possibilities towards you.

If you had like to learn how you can manifest your thoughts and intention, do check out this course by Heather Mathews. In her video, she reveals how she has helped many people achieve their dreams and goals in life.

This course is something that I highly recommend. Especially for those who are interested in bringing more opportunities into their life.


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