Crystals and stones are gaining popularity as accent pieces that provide an earthy touch to home decor. There’s also an increased interest in using crystals for more esoteric purposes.
Cultures around the world have used crystals in healing and meditation practices for thousands of years. But do crystals possess healing powers?
According to crystal healer and certified meditation leader Carol Boote, the answer is yes.
“There’s a long history stretching over thousands of years of the use of crystals for healing and protection, and many forms of meditation for focus and achieving a higher state of consciousness,” says Boote.
She believes that crystals have an effect on consciousness.
“The use of crystals in meditation practice can deepen your meditation, provide a focus object, and raise your consciousness and awareness of your higher self,” Boote says.
There’s no scientific evidence that crystals can aid in healing,…