Is Crystal Healing a Myth?

Is Crystal Healing a Myth?

Gem Therapy or Crystal Healing is a branch of alternative medicine believed to help address and cure health issues. Gem Therapy is based on the Chinese concept of life-energy and the Hindu or Buddhist concept of chakras. Seven centers of spiritual power in the human body that connect the physical and spiritual levels. The belief behind the chakra philosophy of disease is that disease on any of these particular areas is caused by an energy imbalance.


Early on in history, a link was established between a person’s apparently sudden healing and the gemstones. Simply put, visitors of certain areas shared an increased feeling of well being. Its advocates believe that crystals and gemstones possess the ability to speed up the body’s healing process. Therefore, gemstones channel positive healing energy into our bodies. Hence, help gem therapy release any negative vibrations that may be preventing us from being healthy.


Although Gem Therapy is slowly but surely becoming mainstream, scientists still classify it as a pseudoscience. Health Spas and New Age Health Clinics use the art of crystal healing around the world. In fact, one of the most requested gem therapy treatments is the Reiki massage with healing crystals.

The basic principles of gem therapy are the healing properties assigned to each gemstone. Amethysts, for instance, helps gastrointestinal ailments. Green aventurine aids in preventing heart disease and yellow topaz strengthens our attention, increase focus and concentration.


A typical healing session may consist of a certified massage therapist or alternative healer trained to place various gemstones or crystals on different areas of your body known as chakra points. These points are located on the forehead, throat, chest, stomach, gut and genital areas.

The base chakra is the lowest chakra of our bodies right at the bottom of the spine. This chakra is related to our basic needs: security and stability. Next is the sacral chakra that lies between your pelvic bowl and your navel. This energy center represents sexuality, desire, and reproduction.

The third chakra is the solar plexus chakra. It is the energy center of our bodies and determines our focus, will and drive.

The fourth chakra is located around your heart and linked to our emotional health, love, compassion. Right in the throat is the chakra that controls communication. In the forehead, just above the throat chakra and in between the eyes is the third eye represents intuition and spiritual awareness.

Gem Therapy also promotes the use of talismans during your everyday life, as a way of treating or preventing disease. This may include carrying a crystal in your pocket or purse, placing them under the pillow while you sleep or wearing a protective gemstone necklace.

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At Kristals, we promote a lifestyle that combines spirituality with holistic skincare using gems like diamonds, gold, and sapphire. The result? Youthful radiance and balanced spiritual energy.