Shungite is a Purifier Stone. It is elemental carbon. Purifiers are stones composed of a single element.
The Purifiers are all crystals that are composed of but a single element. Everything on this planet is made up of elements. They are the building blocks of matter. Because they combine with other elements to form compounds, most elements are not found in a pure state in nature.
The uses of the natural element class of crystals include promoting honesty, building faith, working for peace, giving joy to others, supporting charity, becoming humble, achieving spiritual growth, building virtues such as patience and courage, and protecting innocence. The pure motives align with the pure elemental power of the Purifiers.
Black crystals are very protective and offer you a retreat, the safety of being hidden from your enemies. Use the as protective amulets. Carry them when you are concerned with your personal safety. Keep one near your front door.
Black crystals such as hematite, agate, black tourmaline, and onyx, are power crystals that, like some red and scarlet minerals, relieve your fears of physical harm.
Shungite has Water energy. Water energy is symbolized by blue and black. Use these colors of crystals to enhance any space that you use for repose, calm reflection, or prayer. Use blue or black crystals to bring the flowing energy of the water element to areas of your home and life that are focused on realizing your potential.
Water energy is traditionally associated with the entry or the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Life Path area. Its flowing energy will assure a balance of energy as your life unfolds and flows. To keep your life moving forward towards your goals use the water elements energy.
Other practitioners report that Shungite is often used to purify water for using in the bath. It is also reported to help shield you from electromagnetic radiation. Most report it to be an excellent agent to purify a location or room.