Baths are a great way to benefit from crystal energy. Many people find that bathing with rose quartz ,clear quartz points or other crystals enhances the bathing experience dramatically. The water also clears and vitalizes the crystals as well. Add a stone in with your bath salts or bubble bath and use intention to charge the salts with the energy. You may like the energy from keeping a small crystal point in the bottle of shampoo or liquid soap or shower gel There was once a shampoo (Prell) which was sold with a cultured pearl in the bottle in the 50s. Color in your bath water can also add healing purposes.
Here are some qualities and uses for colored quartz stones that might be used to charge your bath water.
Amethyst: These violet, purple and lavender quartz stones are both gentle, and powerful protectors against negative energies. It is used as a meditation stone , to calm and center, increase common sense, remove unwanted energies, heal skeletal disorders, and for hearing problems, for sleep and for headaches. While it calms most people it can over stimulate some people such as A.D.D. children .and some people find that it brings nervousness or depression to the surface . amethyst has been used for help in overcoming alcoholism and for psychic opening. a sixth and seventh chakra stone.
Rose quartz: Pink and translucent and usually cloudy and is among the primary love stones and is a peace stone, a wonderful general healing crystal. Rose Quartz can soothe a broken heart, help you remain calm, increase your ability to give and receive unconditional love and keeps the Heart open, vital and protected. Helps bring in joy . a heart chakra stone.
Carnelian: Protects against being overcome by fear and sorrow, helps physical strength, sexual energy, love, dispels apathy, used to treat allergies , colds, gall and kidney stones, spine, to heal cut and abrasions. helps you with family and social situations, increases inner strength and courage, grounds energies to the present, increases energy. sacral chakra.
Citrine: Yellow to amber quartz, balancing and aligning, , mental clarity, personal power, group unity. energizing, both physically and mentally, helps align will with soul purpose. This stone is often created artificially by heating amethyst. solar plexus chakra.
Chyrosphase: An apple green stone, Meditation, mental stability, relaxation .spiritual protection. aids you in remaining inconspicuous. used to bring happiness, reduce negative thoughts , irritability. used to bring good fortune and prosperity.
Bloodstone: Being in the now, centering and grounding ,courage, strength , power, money and wealth. blood disorders, detoxification. gently healing and energizing for the physical body.
Jasper: Nurturing, promoting safe astral travel, stabilizes and cleans the aura Healing,
protection, endurance. Red: Protection, healing, beauty Green: Healing, sleep, compassion Brown: Centering, grounding. Bruneau astral traveling
Agate: balances and harmonizes the Yin – Yang, male – female energy and works to balance the physical being with the etheric, emotional, mental and causal bodies of the aura. providing for Grounding, strength, courage, healing. Blue Lace agate helps one to reach high spiritual awareness and has an inspirational effect. agate comes in many forms and colors with many different spiritual and healing uses
Onyx: grounding and protection , helps align and harmonize the basic self with the High self. Onyx keeps you grounded and in body while in contact with Source, spiritual yet connected to the Earth even while journeying, Can help with communication with earth deva and your own consciousness of the nurturing support of the Earth. Helps with concentration and focus on responsibilities. A very good stone for those who tend to “space out” helps with receiving intuitive guidance and interpreting its practical application. Helps call in needed energies for you. also used for treating health issues involving bone marrow ,soft tissue, the feet. Has a reputation for absorbing or deflecting negative energies .
Aventurine: Balances male female energies, activates and clears the heart, protects against ” psychic vampires”, creativity, and pioneering spirit, unconditional love and for the heart , lungs ,muscles and emotional healing. of “heartbreak” Promotes creative insight, independence and originality, stabilizes and balances , Heart chakra.
Tigers Eye: Excellent for grounding psychic energy , opening up the psychic centers in a secure and safe way . helps with practicality.
Opal: A white crystal which forms in microscopic globules with a high water content creating an amazing interplay of color, Opal develops joy, intuition and creativity, diversifies or scatters, amplifies traits, balances energies ,works with the emotions, beauty of spirit, can enhance the gift of prophecy (due to a Sir Walter Scott novel is sometimes considered a unlucky stone except for those born in October ).
Smoky Quartz: Softens negative thought forms, depression lifter, mood enhancer. aids with sexual / reproductive problems and removes negative energy from the body.s