Crystals to help Children
Children of all ages love Crystals and seem to have a natural ability to choose the right crystal for them and know just how to use it. Often using their own senses to explore a new crystal or stone Children respond very quickly to the healing properties of crystals. Crystals are a gift from earth and children find themselves drawn to their energies, beauty colour and form. The world of crystals is a truly magical colourful place for children.
Tumble stones are fabulous for children with their smooth edges, beautiful colours and different textures children love to curiously prospect around comparing, and examining the beautiful polished stones Many geologists will tell you that their fascination with rocks were first triggered by tumble stones.
There are a number of stones which are extremely beneficial for children here a just a few.
Amethyst: This is one of the most popular stones for children; Amethyst can encourage a child to focus when needed so is perfect for when children are taking exams or just struggling to concentrate. It is a calming cleansing stone which will also help if your child is having bad dreams.
Clear Quartz: Another popular stone for children. Clear quartz is the confidence crystal and can burn off any negative emotions. All children should be given a piece of clear quartz to carry with them through life. It will gradually increase in power and can act as their very own good luck piece offering protection with its all-purpose healing properties. It is a perfect stone to have in the bedroom.
Tigers Eye: Tigers eye is a stone of protection and can be a great help to children that are being bullied. It is also a grounding stone and can pull dreamers back down to earth and can help put thoughts into action.
Green Aventurine: Can help overcome shyness, this stone can also help children take more care with their school work and help improve handwriting. It is good for anxiety and panic attacks. Green Aventurine can help induce psychic dreams so be careful about putting this in a child’s bedroom unless you feel they are ready for this.
Rose quartz: This is a beautiful stone and can help children to learn self-love. With its strong heart energies and soothing vibrations it can help with hurt feelings. It is a wonderful protection stone for children and can be particular helpful for earache and stomach pains.
Moonstone: Moonstone Another favourite for children it can be particularly helpful for children who suffer from night terrors. And can help calm hyperactive children encouraging a restful night’s sleep. Moonstone is ideal for a new baby’s room as it can help establish a regular sleep pattern.
This is just a short list of some of the best healing crystals and stones to help your children. Remember they can carry them in a pocket, or sleep with them. Crystals often get lost and misplaced by children, I personally have had experience of my crystals just disappearing this is OK Just explain to them that when this happens it is because the stone has done its work sometimes they disappear and do not come back sometimes they reappear it might be an idea to have a few to hand for when they are ready for a new one. Be confident that they will choose the right stone for them.
Rose Quartz – Stone of Love
Rose Quartz is known as the love stone, it can open up the heart chakra to all forms of love: self love, family love, platonic love and romantic love. It can be used to balance emotions and bring the user peace and calm,
The rose quartz produces a constant energy, what some of us don’t realise, is that with this stone things can indeed get worse before they get better, especially with affairs of the heart. The energy works to remove old blockages and encourages the qualities of forgiveness, patience and understanding, so if you have been carting around a bit of old baggage expect to have to do some inner work when you use this stone. Let’s say the rose quartz doesn't necessarily let sleeping dogs lie.
Don’t be put off by this; rose quartz can be a tremendous help in matters of the heart and by working with its energy can be as much benefit as working with your own personal therapist but of course like therapy it can take time before you experience or feel a breakthrough. If you do choose to carry or wear a rose quartz, then you must be patient, The rose quartz is the stone of unconditional love and certainly the most important stone to use for the heart chakra. It will teach the true essence of love and purifies the heart on all levels bringing you inner healing and self-love. This stone is very popular in crystal therapy.
How to Attract Love
If you want to attract love then look no further, place a rose quartz by your bed, this can be very effective in drawing love and relationships your way, if you are in a relationship this stone can restore trust and harmony and help to encourage unconditional love.
It is said washing the face in water charged by rose quartz will help fade wrinkles and keep the skin young. Perhaps you could put a little piece of rose quartz in your daily moisturizer jar to help reduce the ageing process.
Rose quartz is the most abundant mineral found on earth and makes up around 12% of the earth’s crust, it is found in many places around the world but most rose quartz is mined in Brazil. It is named for its translucent rosy colour, it is at least a component of almost every rock type. It has a hexagonal crystal structure and is made of trigonal crystallized silica. It is most varied in terms of varieties, colours and forms. If you would like to know more about the properties of crystals or crystal healing see our crystal therapy course.
Source: Lisa Elsworth