If pain such as arthritis, backache, fibromyalgia, or other chronic pain is interfering with your daily life, you may be looking for a way to relieve discomfort that doesn't involve drugs. Drugs can be good at getting rid of pain, but they can often have unpleasant, and even serious, side effects when used for a long time. Fortunately, there are some techniques such as meditation, yoga, gentle exercise, and breathing that may help reduce your need for pain medication.
Research shows that because pain involves both the body and mind, mind-body therapies may also help to alleviate pain by changing the way you perceive it. Meditation with crystals may reduce your need for pain medication. They help the body come into balance to reduce pain symptoms and bring the body into energetic alignment. The following are some of the crystals you can try.
Amethyst is beneficial for emotional, physical, and spiritual pain. It is said to be good for headaches, migraines, and arthritis (as an elixir). It helps reduce anxiety and stress, which is often the underlying cause of pain symptoms.
Bixbyite is a grounding and centering stone. It is thought to help with headaches and coping with pain.
Black Tourmaline draws off negative energy from the body. It grounds energy and increases physical vitality, dispersing stress and tension. It is thought to help arthritis, provide pain relief and realign the spinal column.
Bloodstone is considered an excellent blood cleanser and powerful healer. It regulates and supports blood flow and aids in circulation which energizes the body and helps alleviate pain.
Celestite helps with stress and is good for relaxation and yin/yang balance. It is thought to help with physical pain. It is an excellent healing stone, dissolving pain and binging in love.
Chrysocolla is a cleansing stone that strengthens and calms. It draws off negative energies of all kinds. It is thought to help arthritis and muscle pain. It is an excellent stone for women helping with PMS and menstrual cramps.
Clear Quartz is often called the master healer. It can be used to help the body heal itself from any type of ailment or pain. This is a stone that improves the energy flow in the body, supporting the circulatory system and drawing pain away from the body. It is especially helpful for migraines.
Hematite is a grounding and protecting stone. It helps with leg cramps, anxiety, and fractures. It can be used as an elixir for fevers.
Kyanite is often referred to as the healer's stone as it provides a deep and supportive healing energy that calms the body and mind. It is thought to be a natural pain reliever, lowering blood pressure and heals infections. It helps to balance yin/yang energy.
Rose Quartz brings deep inner healing and self-love. It is thought to strengthen the physical heart and circulatory system. It is also believed to aid chest and lung problems when placed on the thymus. Used in an elixir it said to soothe burns.
Tiffany Stone is good for clarity of thought, and energy cleansing. It releases stagnant energy blocks. It is thought to be good for arthritis, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, tennis elbow, and tendonitis.
You can use crystals for pain relief in a variety of ways. One of the easiest and most effective ways is to place them directly in the area of pain. You can also meditate with crystals by holding them in your hand or placing them around you. Envision the healing crystal energy removing your pain. Carry the crystals in your pocket or purse to benefit from their healing energy throughout the day.