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Each of the seven chakra are energy centers with different, but equally important, purposes for your physical and emotional health. The sacral chakra, in particular, is home to your emotional and creative side. It feeds off of desire, passion, intimacy, and connection. Most importantly, it is one piece to your puzzle that is worth understanding for a more fulfilling and engaging life.
In this article, we will explore the following:
The sacral chakra, also known as the second chakra or Svadhisthana, is responsible for our relationships, sexual needs, and creativity. It is often seen as the root of life and creation.
An unblocked second chakra aids in a healthy sex life, strong bonds, and an important flow of physical energy. A blocked sacral chakra, on the other hand, leads to issues like low libido, displeasure during physical contact, fertility or virility challenges, and other sexual problems.
In addition to sexual and personal issues, it is important to remember that the sacral chakra also nurtures our creative side. In order to have a healthy, open sacral chakra it is important to have a creative outlet for this energy to be released. In particular, art, music, theatrics, and artistic endeavors are perfect ways to help your sacral chakra. In addition to those outlets, the usage of crystals is another fantastic tool for an open sacral chakra.
The sacral chakra can be found in the lower abdomen below the navel. This chakra is placed in the reproductive system, and is centered approximately 4 inches below the belly button. Its energy is known flows in a clockwise motion through the body.
When your sacral chakra is closed, you will likely experience uncertainty, insecurity, and an inability to cope with life’s changes. This can take a toll on your mind and body.
Your mental health can face difficulties including:
Aside from an emotional and psychological blockage, this can disrupt the body as well.
Here are a list of the most common physical symptoms:
Although a closed sacral chakra can feel debilitating at times, there are ways to improve your creativity, relationships, and sexual side with the help of crystals.
Here are a list of 8 crystals that will help you heal your sacral chakra:
Carnelian is a light orange to reddish-orange form of Chalcedony. This crystal is the perfect place to start in your journey to unlock your sacral chakra. It is known for aiding in creative pursuits like art, music, and theater. Additionally, it is excellent for achieving sexual balance. This is the perfect stone to motivate you towards your goals and aspirations while encouraging confidence back into your life.
Carnelian makes for beautiful jewelry! Hold this crystal close to you on a necklace or bracelet.
Tiger’s Eye is a brown crystal with beautiful stripes of golden yellow wrapping around each stone. Similar to the Carnelian, this crystal can boost your creativity. On top of that, it is extremely useful for stabilising and grounding an individual. This can be particularly helpful for mood swings and releasing fear.
Tiger’s Eye can become another amazing part of your jewelery collection, too. Rings are very popular choice for this crystal.
Amber is typically a darker shade of yellow with warm, golden undertones that enhance its beauty. Technically, amber is a fossilised tree resin, so it cannot strictly be called a crystal, but it’s very effective for clearing emotional blockages. Its energy is stored from the earth and sun. Because of this, it is able to actively support and clear problems associated with the sacral chakra.This will help you to connect to your intuition.This positive tree resin encourages decision-making and awakens the creative side.
Carry a genuine piece of amber in your pocket, so it can remain in close contact with your sacral chakra.
This orange crystal with specs of white is an incredible tool to relieve anxiety and stress, while helping you find emotional balance. Orange Calcite can boost your sexual side while giving your self-confidence some extra love. It becomes an cleansing and energy source for your sacral chakra.
Place this crystal directly on the sacral chakra for a strong balancing and motivating effect.
Improving confidence, leadership qualities and enthusiasm levels are all crucial elements to an open sacral chakra. The energetic sunstone, which comes in a range of colors, is an amazing crystal to aid in that empowering journey. If you lack confidence, or are struggling to maintain your true personality around others, in a platonic or romantic relationship, sunstone is one of the best sacral chakra crystals to combat those obstacles.
This stone works well with others! You can combine it with amber.
Similar to Tiger’s Eye, Aragonite Star Cluster is a wonderful crystal for stabilising emotions and exploring your existence. This multi-directional crystal is able to bring your attention to self-care and the importance of balance. By harnessing your inner thoughts and feelings, Aragonite Star Clusters are able to reduce stress and frustration levels. It is an excellent tool to release anger and negative thoughts.
Try mediating with this crystal! It can help ground you during your relaxing practice.
Goldstone can come in multiple colors such as brown, black, and navy blue. At its core, it is very helpful for personal development and achieving your life purpose, while calming and stabilising emotions in the process. Similar to amber, it is actually not a true crystal. It is a man-made product made of copper and glass. Although this is true, it doesn't take away from its crystal healing powers. It is excellent for a restless or lethargic mind.
Combine this with other crystals associated with the sacral chakra to boost creative talents.
Last but not least, Citrine is an excellent resource for a blocked sacral chakra. This crystal, which comes in different shades and hues, is the perfect pale yellow crystal for your journey. Its healing properties include motivation within, a deeper sense of optimism, and the encouragement for self-expression. This crystals is amazing for interpersonal relationships in your life.
Place true citrine tumbled stones in an area where the light reflects through them to clear away negative, unfriendly spirits.
Although there can be some roadblocks with your creativity, relationships, and sex life, it is important to remember that there are always tools that can help. Crystals are a valuable resource when faced with a blocked sacral chakra. They can provide just the right amount of confidence, calmness, and comfort you are looking for during your unstable period. Plus, they can kick start creative projects you put on the back-burner.
Don’t let the obstacles in your life take over your wellbeing. Instead, let crystals guide you towards a healthy sacral chakra and happier life.