7 Chakra Stones – Colors, Healing Benefits & Energy Uses

Working with chakra healing stones can heal and balance your energy fields.

Placing a healing crystal on your physical body over each chakra can help shift your energy into a more balanced state by releasing stuck energy and emotions while inviting you to new states of being.

Chakra stones can be a great tool for exploring spiritual energies and alternate methods of healing.

What are chakra stones?

Chakra stones are crystals that represent each of the seven chakras. They contain the healing properties and energetic frequencies to heal and balance that specific chakra.

Chakra balancing stones help to remove negative energy, blocked energy, and negative emotions while increasing positive energy and strengthening your energetic and physical body.

The healing properties of chakra stones assist with balancing the chakras, bringing them to a state of harmony by adjusting the energetic flow.

Chakra stones work to heal your energy based on what your chakra most needs. Energy can be removed, transformed, or given to each chakra with the help of chakra stones.

What are chakra stones used for?

You can use chakra stones to work on healing and balancing each of your chakras.

Healing crystals placed on the human body over the desired chakra can work to open psychic abilities, remove negative energies and attract abundance.

Balance the endocrine system and the nervous system with chakra stones.

Increase your physical strength and health with chakra stones and invigorate your life force.

Chakra stones can be used to spark your sexual energy, overcome fear and bring about mental clarity.

These crystals explore and heal emotional issues, past life traumas, and low self-esteem. Increase your self-worth by using chakra stones.

Chakra stones can be used to receive guidance from spirit guides and connect to your higher self.

Use chakra crystals to raise your vibration or open your heart and psychic centers.

Connect to the energy of the earth and material world through chakra crystals to ground yourself for feelings of security and stability.

There are many reasons to use chakra stones that result in increasing your well-being for your greatest good.

The benefits of opening up your chakras

There are many benefits to opening up your chakras. An opened, balanced chakra can promote a sense of well-being.

This benefit of wellness can affect your spiritual connection, emotional state, mental state, and physical state of being.

Opening up your chakra system helps to support the health of your body, both physical and energetic.

Connect to your higher self and higher levels of consciousness to live a more aligned and harmonic life by opening your chakras.

Open the chakras to step into the best and truest version of yourself, living in a healthy, balanced state.

What are the 7 chakras?

The seven chakras are energy centers that run along the energetic meridians of your astral body.

These energetic points resemble “wheels” that spin and rotate, giving life force energy to the physical body and corresponding organs.

The chakras also affect one’s emotional and mental state of being and spiritual connection.

Opened and aligned chakras allow the energy to flow freely for a balanced and harmonic state of overall health and wellness.

First Chakra – Root Chakra – Muladhara

The first chakra is also known as the root chakra or Muladhara. The root chakra is located at the base of the spine of the body.

The root chakra is where you feel grounded, stable, and secure. When the root chakra is balanced, you feel safe and calm.

An under-active root chakra causes anxiety, fear, and feelings of disconnect, and one that is overactive results in rigid thinking or excessive fatigue.

Physically, the root chakra connects to parts of the intestinal system and the adrenal glands.

Healing crystals can support the grounding and stabilization of the root chakra.

Second Chakra – Sacral Chakra – Svadisthana

The second chakra is the sacral chakra or Svadisthana. The sacral chakra is located just below the navel on the body.

The sacral chakra is the energetic point of creativity, desire, fertility, and passion. Sexual energy and emotional awareness are connected to the sacral chakra.

An under-active sacral chakra can present as low sexual energy, lack of creativity, and feelings of being stuck or rigid. One that is overactive can cause an overwhelm of emotions and impulsive actions.

Physically, the sacral chakra connects to the endocrine system, kidneys, and sexual organs.

Chakra healing stones on the sacral chakra can help to ignite passion and creativity.

Third Chakra – Solar Plexus Chakra – Manipura

The third chakra is the solar plexus chakra or Manipura. The solar plexus chakra is located in the upper abdomen.

The solar plexus chakra is where we find our confidence, willpower, courage, and inner strength.

An under-active solar plexus chakra can show up as insecurity, a lack of courage, and no willpower, while an overactive solar plexus chakra can cause aggression and controlling behaviors.

Physically, the solar plexus chakra connects to the endocrine system, adrenals, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and digestive system.

A chakra stone can help to increase confidence and self-worth.

Fourth Chakra – Heart Chakra – Anahata

The fourth chakra is the heart chakra or Anahata. The heart chakra is located in the center of the breastbone at the heart.

The heart chakra is where we hold our love, forgiveness, compassion, empathy, and understanding.

An under-active heart chakra can result in a lack of forgiveness, self-love, and tolerance while an overactive heart chakra shows codependent tendencies.

Physically, the heart chakra connects to the thymus gland, the heart, and the cardiovascular system.

Use a chakra stone to open your heart center for love and compassion.

Fifth Chakra – Throat Chakra – Vishuddi

The fifth chakra is the throat chakra or Vishuddi. The throat chakra is located at the base of the throat.

The throat chakra is connected to expression, truth, speaking one’s mind, and honesty.

An under-active throat chakra can present as a lack of expression, not speaking one’s truth, or not being honest, while an overactive throat chakra may find you being overly expressive and speaking excessively.

Physically, the throat chakra connects to the thyroid and all aspects of the throat and neck.

Chakra balancing stones can help you work towards self-expression and clear speaking.

Sixth Chakra – Third Eye Chakra – Ajna

The sixth chakra is the third eye chakra or Ajna. The third eye chakra is located in the center of the forehead, between and slightly above the eyebrows.

The third eye chakra is connected to inner vision, psychic abilities, and discernment.

An under-active third eye chakra can affect decision-making and the ability to trust your intuition, while an overactive third eye chakra may contribute to headaches and obsessive thoughts.

Physically, the third eye chakra is connected to the vision center and areas of the brain, including the pituitary gland.

A chakra stone can support the opening of your spiritual gifts and psychic abilities.

Seventh Chakra – Crown Chakra – Sahasrara

The seventh chakra is the crown chakra or Sahasrara. The crown chakra is located on the top of the head.

The crown chakra is where we connect to divinity and spirit, as well as wisdom and mental aspects.

An under-active crown chakra is indicated by a lack of focus, apathy, and skepticism while an overactive crown chakra is shown through headaches and feelings of disassociation.

Physically, the crown chakra is connected to areas of the brain and can be associated with headaches and mental imbalances.

Chakra balancing with a healing crystal over the crown can help connect you to divine guidance and inner wisdom.

What are the 7 Chakra colors?

Each chakra is connected to a specific color that matches the unique vibration of the chakra.

The root chakra is red in color and at times is associated with the color black.

The sacral chakra is orange in color, blending both red from the root and yellow from the solar plexus chakra.

The solar plexus chakra is yellow in color, similar to the warmth of the sun.

The heart chakra is green in color, connecting to the gentle ways of nature.

The throat chakra is turquoise in color, evoking truth and clear expression.

The third eye chakra is indigo in color, representing spirituality.

The crown chakra is violet in color, to match the vibration of purity and higher consciousness.

What are the common 7 chakra stones?

There are many different stones you can select for chakra healing.

Here are 7 common chakra stones with healing properties for your chakras:

Red Jasper for the root chakra, to help ground and give nurturing earth energy.

Carnelian for the sacral chakra, to bring vitality and an invigorating energy flow.

Carnelian necklace

Citrine for the solar plexus chakra, to aid with willpower and healing confidence.

crystal for confidence

Green Aventurine for the heart chakra, to unblock the heart and invite in loving energy. Rose Quartz is also a popular choice for healing the heart chakra.

Turquoise for the throat chakra, to help clear stuck energy to start speaking your truth and expressing yourself.

Lapis Lazuli for the third eye chakra, to open your third eye and strengthen your intuition.

Amethyst for the crown chakra, to connect you to your higher self and divine guidance.

image of amethyst which is the best crystal for anxiety and stress

How do I choose the right chakra stone?

Choose the right chakra stone for you based on what chakras you are looking to open, heal and balance.

Depending on which chakra you are working on, choose the stone whose energy best relates to that area.

When using crystal healing for the chakras, the best guideline is to choose stones with colors that match the colors of the chakra you are healing.

The healing properties of the crystal for your chakra system can align with each chakra based on the colors.

While there are always exceptions to this system, matching healing stones by color to the color of the chakra can help pick the right vibrational match.

The best choice will come from your intuition, and what crystals you feel most guided to choose for healing your chakras.

How do you unblock your chakras?

You can unblock your chakras in many different ways. You may need to try a variety of techniques or the same one multiple times before opening your chakras.

Place the crystals you choose for chakra healing on your body over each chakra as you meditate. You may feel different energetic sensations, such as tingling or warmth, while you practice this method.

Color therapy with the color of the chakra you are working to open can also help. Wear the color, find jewelry of that color, decorate your space with that color – anything to help you stay aligned with that vibration.

Wear crystal jewelry that corresponds to the chakra you are opening, or keep that crystal in your pocket or in your personal space.

Breathwork, yoga, and journaling are all methods to help unlock your chakras and remove stuck energy and emotions.

Practice gratitude and forgiveness or repeat healing mantras (you can hold a healing crystal as you do!) to work at opening your chakras.

Visualize your chakras opening, and picture them healthy and balanced.

Final Note

You can use many different chakra stones to help open your chakras.

Once you know which chakras you would like to balance, you can find the best stone to match the energy of the chakra based on matching the colors or your intuition.

You can shift the energy and balance your chakras through crystal healing for a more harmonious state of well-being.

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Dawn Marino

Dawn Marino is a Psychic Medium, Energy Healer, Intuitive Tarot Reader and Spiritual Writer.

She provides remote readings and healing services, allowing clients from all over the globe to experience her healing sessions.

Dawn enjoys connecting with people and helping to guide them along their own healing journey.

Contact Dawn at healbydawn.com or on Instagram @healbydawn.

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