Cleansing Your Crystals
They too need LOVE! your crystals, all of your crystals. It is important that you recognize the vast journey they have undergone to get to you, Honor them. These Magical stones do not only possess healing powers but also absorb negative energies from anyone who holds them. They can be cleansed as often as needed. It is Mostly important to cleanse your crystals when you purchase, find or are gifted a stone as you do not know what energies it has been exposed too. Unless the Gemstone was Intentionally Programmed for you (in which case you do not want to cleanse) all crystals should be cleansed regularly.
The Moon ~
A full moon and a new moon are powerful for cleansing and recharging your Crystals. You can place them outside or on a windowsill, Even if it is a cloudy night, the full moon and New moon's rays will still energize your Crystals.
The Sun ~
The sun is also a very strong energetic way to cleanse your Crystals. Even when it is cloudy, the sun's rays will still energize the Crystals. Be careful though, as some stones will fade in the sunlight.
Mother Earth ~
Gemstones & Crystals come from the earth, so placing them directly into the earth will naturally cleanse all negative energies and re-energize them. It is suggested to leave them for approximately 24 hours. If the Crystals are set or strung into jewelry, it is best to gently cover them with a cloth for Safety.
Smudging is a very efficient way of cleansing gemstones. You can use sage (white sage is popular), sweet grass, sandalwood or even incense to smudge your crystals. Simply burn the smudge stick or incense and pass your stones through the smoke. This will clear the stones of all negative energy.
Singing Bowl ~
If the stones are small you may put them into the singing bowl. Place bigger stones close to the bowl, then set your intentions and play the bowl for a few minutes.
Please note: The use of gemstones is not meant as a substitute for medical or psychological diagnosis and treatment. This gemstone guide is for help in healing physical, mental, emotional and spiritual conditions. These are guidelines only. When it comes to treatment, it is always best to look at the overlying cause by a Physician.