Are you feeling powerless and without energy? Do you find you made decisions easily, but now you are afraid without an apparent reason? It is likely that your solar plexus chakra is out of balance.
The solar plexus chakra represents your personal power and courage. It determines how you react within any given circumstance based on how empowered or disempowered you feel at that particular time. This, influences your strength, determination and self-esteem. The solar plexus chakra can get unbalanced due to experiences in your life that limit your belief in yourself and tend to put you down. Some of the best crystals for the solar plexus are Amethyst, Citrine and Yellow Calcite. They can get your confidence and willpower energy flowing freely again.
In this article, we will look at how to choose the right crystals for your solar plexus, how to prepare the crystals and the space where you would have a solar plexus healing session. Finally, you will know where to place the crystals to heal your solar plexus and reflect on your experience during the healing session.
1. Choose the Right Crystals for the Solar Plexus Chakra
There are different techniques to heal the solar plexus chakra such as meditation, pranayama, yoga asanas, essential oils, mantras, mudras, affirmations, sound and of course stones and crystals. Here we will focus exclusively on balancing solar plexus chakra with stones and crystals.
Crystal healing is a technique which uses different types of crystals to balance chakras. It forms part of a wide area of alternative therapies that are used for chakra healing, if you want to learn more about them check out this article.
Crystal healing is a technique which uses different types of crystals to balance chakras. Stones and crystals for the solar plexus will help move stagnant energy.
Various crystals you can use to balance your solar plexus chakra. When it comes to using crystals for the solar plexus chakra, consider those with properties that can enhance your creativity, willpower, inner strength, confidence, and physical energy.
When you get stones and crystals that you plan to put in direct contact with the skin, always buy tumble stones, known as polished stones. They are slightly coated with polish, providing a protective layer that stops them from reacting with your skin.
If you are unsure whether a crystal may cause a reaction in your skin, it is easier to buy the safe option, a polished stone.
Here are some of the best crystals for solar plexus chakra healing include Amethyst, Citrine and Yellow Calcite.
Amethyst is known as the healer crystal, it assists in unlocking intuition and opening the flow to the higher consciousness, as well as supporting a strong spiritual connection.
Using an amethyst helps to honour one’s true self and to be grateful. It can help the mind to adapt to change by enhancing your decision making and encouraging flexibility.
Amethyst works by balancing the energy, and as a result, it enhances the flow of energy, unlocking your power and strength.
Amethyst protects against electromagnetic radiation from TVs, computers and mobile devices.
Amethyst radiates the combined energy of Aquarius and Pisces. Aquarius provides a humanitarian quality of always being there for everyone. Pisces brings an energy of always wanting everyone to feel happy.
The combination of these two signs:
- Brings compassionate and strong energy.
- Unlocks inner strength
- Helps to have unbreakable resilience
- Brings peace and harmony
Citrine is known as the crystal for prosperity, abundance and good fortune. Some refer to it as the ‘stone for success’.
Citrine can concentrate better and recall information, which makes it amazing for students.
Citrine provides emotional and physical assistance for transformation. It helps to attract money opportunities and keep the money. It supports overcoming childhood pain, breaking cycles of worry and addiction, and any other negative patterns such as lack of confidence.
Citrine balances the feminine and masculine, or yin and yan energies making it a perfect crystal to clear the aura, enhancing alertness and bringing little secrets to the light, unlocking natural wisdom.
It helps you set your mindset in the right direction to attract what you want in your life, giving you the self-belief to achieve your goals. It can also remove feelings of sadness and depression
Citrine removes negative energy from the environment and replaces it with a positive one. It supports the digestive system. It encourages you to remain true to yourself and develop healthy self-esteem and confidence.
Yellow calcite has a gentle energy that provides a deep sense of calmness and peace. It is an energy amplifier, it helps people find creative solutions to problems that benefit everyone. At the same time, it clears old energy patterns and brings in motivation and confidence.
It is excellent for turning negative into positive and transforming ideas into action and boosting the metabolism. It enhances stability at a physical level, stimulating tissue and bone health, and helps with the manifestation of your heart’s desires.
Its Zodiac association is Cancer. This provides a sense of tranquillity and ever-expanding bliss and helps align with peace enhancing synchronicities.
You can use crystals as jewellery like bracelets, anklets, rings or pendants with any of the stones and crystals that balance the solar plexus chakra to keep constant energy flowing to your chakra.
You can carry the crystals with you by placing the stones in your pocket or purse.
To receive the constant energy of stones and crystals, use them as decorations in your home, and place them in areas where you spend most of your time.
Other crystals can be used to balance the solar plexus chakra. But, you may need more experience to combine the energies they create and how they combine with other crystals. So, keeping it simple with a few crystals will have the desired effect.
2. Clear the Space for Your Crystal Healing Session
Before you have a healing session with crystals, you should prepare and clean the space.
The space you choose to have a crystal healing session should be comfortable, quiet, and without drafts so that you can fully concentrate and be present during the healing session.
You may do the session yourself or ask someone to help you place the crystals on your body.
To cleanse the space, you can burn some incense and allow the smoke to fill the space.
The incense recommended for cleansing the space are:
- White sage clears the air of energetic impurities.
- Palo santo clears all the energy of the space, both positive and negative.
Be mindful that when using palo santo, you need to ventilate the area, and then invoke positive energy by burning white sage.
If you want to learn more about how to use incense and essential oils during your solar plexus chakra healing session, have a look at our article on chakra healing with essential oils.
3. Cleanse and Prepare the Crystals
When you acquire crystals, you should clean them from any energy they may have picked in their journey.
There are several techniques to cleanse your crystals, but one that is safe for any crystal is brown rice.
Use a glass or plastic container to avoid any reaction between the crystal and the material of the container
Place the rice in the container, put the crystals on top and leave overnight
Discard the rice in the morning
Once your crystals are cleansed you need to charge them to unlock all of their energy.
To charge your crystals, you can place them under sunlight. This will excite the atoms in the crystals.
If you plan to place the crystals directly onto the skin, warm up the crystals under the light of a lamp, or place a towel on a heater and put the crystals on top. This can also be useful if there is no sunlight when you are planning to do crystal healing.
4. Place the Crystals in Specific Areas to Heal Your Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar plexus chakra is located just below the central area between your rib cage.
When choosing which crystals to use for your solar plexus chakra healing, consider the properties of each crystal and see if that is something you would like to alleviate, eliminate or balance. If you are unsure as to what are the signs that your solar plexus chakra is out of balance, check out this article.
You can use one crystal or a combination of crystals based on their properties they have to balance the solar plexus chakra.
- Lay down in a quiet place and keep warm during the session.
- Place the crystals below the rib cage area, just above the navel. You can place them by the side of your body at the level of your diapragm. Use all of the crystals Amethyst, Citrine and Yellow calcite to get a more balanced outcome.
Stones and crystals can help you balance the vibration of your solar plexus chakra. Crystals for the solar plexus resonate to a certain vibration which excites the chakra and aligns it to that vibration.
You can also wear jewellery daily with the stones and crystals for the solar plexus to help you maintain the healing vibration you got during your crystal healing session.
You can also carry the crystals with you in your pocket or handbag, you can also spread them around the house in the areas where you spend most of your time.
5. Let the Crystals Do the Healing
Be open to feeling and experiencing your emotions. Allow the crystals to heal your solar plexus chakra. The stones and crystals will direct the right frequency to your solar plexus and balance it.
You can choose to be in silence and observe the thoughts and feelings that may come and go during this experience.
You could play a guided meditation, a mantra, affirmations or a binaural beat for your solar plexus chakra during the crystal healing session.
Leave the crystals to do their work for 10-20 mins.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply during your healing session. Connect to the crystals and be open to receiving their guidance. You may fall asleep during your session, so you may set a soft alarm to let you know when the time is up or ask someone to check on you to finish your session.
6. Close Your Healing Session
Once you finish your solar plexus chakra healing session, you need to clean your crystals from the energy they absorbed during their travelling.
You can do this by using a glass bowl filled with a mix of citrine and hematite chips. Place the crystals you used during your session on the chips mixture and leave them overnight.
Drink plenty of water after your crystal healing session.
7. Reflect on Your Solar Plexus Healing Session
After each solar plexus chakra healing session, it may help you write down how you felt before, during and after the session. A longer time observation can include the changes in different areas of your life.
When healing your solar plexus chakra you may expect positive changes with:
- Your confidence
- Your personal power
- Your life purpose
- Your decision making
- Your job and your work relationships
- Opportunities coming to you
- Increase emotional and physical strength
- Your liveliness
It is not uncommon to feel worse after a crystal healing session. This may be caused by the crystals drawing out the stuck energy from your body, as part of the healing process.
Continue having more sessions depending on how you feel, if you find your symptoms are getting better, you may only need one or two sessions more. If you find you are not seen many changes, you may need more sessions for the energy to flow effortlessly again.
If you are planning to work through all your chakras, it is a good idea to have a journal.
You can divide the journal into 7 parts with the colours of the chakras and whenever you do a session for a chakra, you can make an entry that includes the date, time, the healing method (e.g. crystals, asanas, oils, meditation, sound, etc), and your experience before, during and after the healing session.
Your energy healing journey can be in many aspects of your life, balancing your chakras with stones and crystals is one of many different paths you can take.
Balancing your solar plexus chakra can bring many positive benefits to your life and well-being. Choosing stones and crystals to balance your solar plexus is an easy and fun way to start your healing journey.
Starting with the crystals we recommended to you in this article, it is safe and simple. Remember, prepare your crystals as soon as you get them and charge them with positive energy again before using them.
Trust stones and crystals to do the balancing and healing you need. Be open to receiving the energy they transmit and trust the messages you receive in your healing sessions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you rebalance the solar plexus chakra?
The solar plexus chakra can be balanced using one or more holistic therapies such as meditation, pranayama, yoga asanas, essential oils, mantras, mudras, affirmations, sound, reiki, and stones and crystals.
What crystals to use to balance the solar plexus chakra?
Several stones and crystals can help you balance the solar plexus. In this article, we recommend 3, that if combined can balance different aspects of your solar plexus, Amethyst, Yellow Calcite and Citrine.
How do I choose the right crystals for healing the solar plexus chakra?
When choosing crystals for the solar plexus chakra that are compatible with the qualities of this chakra such as willpower, self-belief, being energetic and trusting yourself and your decisions.
Where is the best place to buy crystals for chakra healing?
The most convenient place to buy your crystals is online, just check the reviews, the cost of shipping and the time of delivery. If in doubt, contact the seller to clarify. Also, check your local area for a specialised shop for stones and crystals.
How should I look after my crystals?
When you just acquire your crystals do an energy cleansing by placing them in a bowl with brown rice and leaving them overnight. Also, remember to do another energy cleansing after using them by placing them in a glass bowl with citrine and hematite chips overnight.
What benefits can I expect from healing my solar plexus chakra with crystals?
You will feel more confident and secure in your life, and powerful to make decisions. Life will be prosperous and abundant for you. Your relationship with yourself and the world will be balanced. The world around you will feel harmonious, prosperous and abundant.
Where to buy crystals for your solar plexus chakra?
You can acquire your crystals from shops online, just consider the time of delivery and the cost of shipping. Wholesalers tend to be cheaper if you are planning to buy a big amount.
Usually, you can find minerals, stones and crystals in specialised shops.
The prices vary depending on the shops and the country of origin. As well as the rarity of the stones or their uniqueness.
If you are on a budget check places like eBay, or second-hand shops, just remember to cleanse your crystals straight away.