Using Red Crystals for Healing
Pride Week — Day One
The month of June is Pride Month and we're here to celebrate with Pride Week! Enjoy a week full of crystal uses for every color of the rainbow flag. Today we're discussing the color red! Here we'll tell you more about the color red, the many healing uses of red crystals, and using red gems as birthstones!
If you're looking for ways to support your LGBTQ+ friends and family, consider donating either your time or money to local or national organizations. Some of our favorite to support during Pride Month include The Trevor Project, PFLAG, the Human Rights Campaign, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
About Red Crystals
Red is a color that represents passion, fire, energy, anger, and excitement. The crystals that hold the red hue within them are not much different.
Red crystals are the perfect stone when you need passion as well as active, involved, and energetic action. If you are feeling apathetic, listless, or powerless, red is a color you need more of in your life.
Red crystals can help bring us self-confidence, fearlessness, and the courage to tackle our problems. They can help us get things done as they can fill us with determination, drive, motivation, and the desire for more action.
Do you need more self-worth, strength, courage, energy, and willpower? Then you need a red crystal.
Popular Red Crystals
There are many different red crystals and gemstones out there but here is a list of some of the most popular ones!
- Red Agate
- Red Jasper
- Red Chalcedony
- Red Hummingbird Quartz
- Red Malachite
- Strawberry Quartz
- Red Topaz
- Red Quartz
- Red Tiger's Eye
Red Crystals for Chakra Healing
Red crystals are best when looking to clear, heal, or restore balance to the Root Chakra. The benefits of just a few minutes a day with one of these crystals resting between the legs for 5-10 minutes can be substantial. You can also use aromatherapy to help balance the Root Chakra.
The Root Chakra is the first chakra also sometimes known as the Base Chakra, the red chakra, or Muladhara. It is located at the base of the spine and controls the kinesthetic energy for feeling and movement. It is the foundation of physical energy and spiritual energy for the body.
When the Root Chakra is physically out of balance the symptoms will manifest themselves as lethargy, feeling down, low levels of activity, low enthusiasm, and a need for constant stimulation.
Using Red Crystals in Feng Shui
Red crystals bring us Fire Energy in Feng Shui. As such, they are best used in high-energy and high-activity areas. Fire Energy is the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination, and activity. Use the red hues of crystals to bring the sun’s power and the fire element’s energy to your life and home. Charge up a space with these crystals. Spring into action with their energy.
Fire Energy is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room also known as the Fame and Reputation area. Use its energy to give your life the boost it needs to enhance your standing in the community and within your family.
Red Crystals as Natural Birthstones
The natural color wheel shows the progression of life and color on the planet earth. In contrast to astrological signs and other birthstone lists, the color wheel shows us the color of our birth time on earth. Therefore, it can show us our true, natural birthstone.
If you were born in the time of mid-autumn, from October 22nd to November 20th, your natural birthstone is red. For this reason, you may likely find yourself drawn to red crystals and gemstones. Red crystals may even help you improve your confidence, motivation, energy, and inner strength.
by Kat Ohren
Kat is a Certified Crystal Master and Crystal Astrologist. She has been working with both crystals and astrology for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technology from Pennsylvania State University. Kat is a Florida native and has been with Crystal Vaults for over 10 years.
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