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How to Use the Energy in Stones

Stones are used to draw energy from. They can aid you in various ways, from bringing inner peace to breaking fevers. Using stones/crystals is an age old practice, and now it's time you learn how to use them to better your own life.

Do some research. There are many ways to do this. You can either go to a library or look for a legitimate source of information on the internet. Concentrate on their physical association (part of body affected) and what they are used for. Once you know what you need a stone for, it's easier to pick one for your own use.

Also take a look at what your birthstone is. Birthstones help enhance your personal energy.

Go and get the stone of your choice. This is where it gets personal. The way you get the stone isn't as important as how you use it. You can go to a shop and buy a stone of your choice or you can make it a weekend and go hunting for stones. Good places to go stone/crystal hunting are riverbeds, caves, seashores, forests and deserts.

Clean your stone. It is as simple. You will have warm water, soap which creates a lot of foam and a nail brush. A lot of crystals/stones still have dirt on them, which is why you will clean them. This dirt is usually part of the growth matrix (the part of the earth where the crystal grows), and sometimes this gets really tough to get off. Just keep at it, but make sure you are thorough.

After cleaning, just place your stone/crystal in a sunny place to dry and soak up those rays.

Cleanse your stone. The idea of cleansing your stone/crystal is to rid it of all negative energies that may have accumulated. The easiest way to do this is to do what you feel works best and what makes sense to you. Many people have elaborate cleansing rituals for their stones/crystals and others soak them in salt water. Soak your stone/crystal in a saltwater solution for seven hours every two weeks.

Charge your stone. This involves you putting your stone/crystal in the sun. The amount of time it needs to spend in the sun depends on the size of your stone/crystal. Experiment with it a bit.

Activate your stone. This is where you physically get involved in the whole process of using the energy inside of your stone/crystal. This is a lot easier than you would imagine. Just spend a lot of time with your stone/crystal. Gaze at it, rub it in your hands, sleep with it under your pillow or such, washing it and so forth. It truly is as easy as that.

Use your crystal. To use it is even easier than activating it. Simply have it on you, whether in a pouch, your pocket, wallet, and so forth. Just carry it wherever you go, and you'll be sure to reap the rewards that mother nature has for you. And that is how to use the energy in stones/crystals.