There are many mysteries in nature, and one such mystery is Crystals and the science behind how these minerals work. There are many uses of crystals. Some would use it as expensive ornaments that are often used as pieces of jewelry or accessories for bags, belts, and even shoes. Others would choose to display it in their homes and offices because of the crystal’s vibrant beauty, and glassy and shiny exterior. Some, however, would choose to study the science behind the healing properties of crystals.
In ancient times, crystals were considered as ancient forms of medicines said to have many healing properties. This is mostly rooted in the philosophies of Hinduism and Buddhism. Though there is no scientific evidence that can validate the medicinal properties of crystals, many individuals are still drawn to their majestic properties and how it can help one heal. In fact, there has been a 40% increase in google searches for “crystal healing” in the past four (4) years starting 2018, where the spikes are usually in the months of January (attributed to the new year) and February (attributed to Valentine’s Day).
So why are people drawn to these crystals even if there is no scientific evidence backing up their ‘healing’ properties? The answer lies in an individual’s hedonistic tendencies coupled with effective marketing for wellness. Individuals are drawn to engage in self-care experiences such as mindfulness, reflection, and acceptance. In fact, there have been several researches where results show that the power of an individual’s mind is potent enough for self-healing. In this article, we will explore the secrets of healing crystals.
How do Crystals Work?
- Power Conduit
According to crystologists, crystals act as a power hold for healing as they allow positive, fruitful energy to flow into the body and release negative, toxic energy. Like most forms of alternative healing and therapy, crystals work by channeling one’s energy levels where the focus is healing the body from the inside.
- Placebo Effect
Any scientific claim for crystals can be attributed to the placebo effect or the power of suggestion. Crystal healing may produce a placebo effect that is beneficial to some people. Crystals may not have a direct influence on an individuals’ physiological health, but it may improve the way they feel and their quality of life.
- Vibration and Frequency
All types of crystals have their own unique frequency and vibration based on their molecular composition. Depending on how they move and interact, these vibrations and energies work in benefiting an individual’s mood, mind, and health in a considerable manner. Crystals also act like a magnet where it can absorb the negative energies and welcome fresh and new vibes.
- All Organic
Since crystals are stones unearthed and naturally extracted, the energies of other heavenly bodies such as the earth, the moon, the sun, and the sky (which provides all-natural healing energies) are absorbed by the crystals to improve one’s state. There are specific crystals that complement the natural vibration of a specific part of an individual’s body; hence it can promote physical and mental wellness, as well as spiritual cleansing.
Thoughts to Ponder
While there are no scientific bases for the medicinal properties of crystals, there is an increasing trend in the use and practice of crystals. At the onset, if you already have a negative mindset towards crystals, chances are this method will not work. There is no harm in trying especially if the crystals will be used for the betterment of one’s well-being.