Selenite Crystals Properties – 5 Best Methods For Health

Used for centuries, and across cultures, Selenite is one of the most highly regarded of all the healing stones. In this post we look at selenite crystals properties for healing and their unique cleansing and clearing properties.

Selenite is a relatively common form of crystal and is a variety of gypsum.

It has a highly unique physical structure, making it one of the few stones that is easily shaped. It is incredibly soft which is why it is so often the first choice for those wishing to shape or carve it into different formations for use in healing.  

Unlike the majority of other healing stones, because it so soft it needs to be carefully handled. It needs to be protected to prevent it from becoming scratched and damaged. It is also one crystal that must be kept away from water. Selenite will crumble and dissolve in water.

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Selenite Crystals Properties For Healing.

There are many varieties of selenite, but it is the sheet selenite that is the softest, in fact it is so flexible that you are able to bend it with gently applied pressure. This is why it is the crystal of choice for creating patterns, metaphysical shapes or the carving of symbols.

It is also one of the very few crystals that cannot be cleansed with water. In fact you should ensure it never sits or soaks in water as it will dissolve.

1. Selenite For Healing The Mind and Subtle Bodies.

Selenites healing properties are linked closely with the subtle bodies of the Aura and in particular our Mental Clarity, opening and channeling Psychic development, developing intuition and furthering spiritual communications.  

It is also known as the crystal of Angels and aids in our connection to the Divine.

Selenite promotes our sense of truth, honesty and clear communication.  It ensures we are able to sense and recognize the truth. It is an excellent stone for communication in relationships (personal and business)

The name Selenite comes from the Ancient Greek word “Selene”, meaning the moon, and brings with it lunar energies. These energies strengthen our development of those subtle vibrations that impact our subconscious, our instincts and our emotional well-being.  

Due to its association with the moon it is also linked to water energy hence its properties enhance our own flexibility and intuition.

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2. Selenite Crystals Properties For The Mind.

Selenite provides us with clarity of the mind, expanding our awareness of self and our surroundings.  It is the crystal that enables us to open Sahasrara the crown chakra and higher crown chakras.

Selenite crystal helps you access your inner angelic consciousness and allows you to tap into levels of higher guidance. 

It is the stone best used to access energies associated with your past lives and understand the energy that forms your future lives.  Selenite Crystals properties allow you to find a deep calm state. This instils within you a sense of deep inner peace making it excellent for all meditation and spiritual development work. 

It assists you in your judgement and gives you true insight.  It clears any confusion and enables you to see the bigger picture and deeper meanings.

In terms of the physical world the selenite crystal provides mental clarity.  It aids you in always making correct and clear decisions and enables your flexibility of thought. For those who suffer from any physical conditions that impair judgement or who have periods of confusion or emotional disorientation Selenite is of great benefit.

Selenite helps to align your spinal column and promotes physical flexibility. 


3. The Angel Stone and Spiritual Health.

As well as aiding mental clarity and communication it is an excellent choice of crystal for spiritual work, hence it being commonly referred to as the Angel Stone.  

It is the crystal most often used for contacting and communicating with guides, spirit, angels and the Divine for guidance. It is also the crystal recommended for communication with spirit guides.

Its properties help to easily remove energy blocks, from the physical and subtle bodies.  As well as removing blocks in a person’s chakras and energy fields.

It can also removes blockages and impure energies from other crystals and stones and can be used to cleanse, clear and charge other crystals.

All forms of Selenite have a powerful association with Ajna, the third eye chakra, and is therefore excellent for development of intuition and psychic awareness.  

Many use Selenite to assist accessing information regarding past lives and regressive healing as well as aiding communication through clairvoyance.

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4. Selenite and spiritual Awakenings.

Selenite is excellent for balancing your subtle bodies and promotes deeper meditations. It is often associated with spiritual awakenings.  It is said that selenite brings clarity to spiritual understanding and clarifies communications making messages received during meditation crystal clear.

Selenite is an excellent stone for personal and psychic protection.  Its properties dispel negativity on both an emotional and spiritual level.  

Combined with its association with angels and the dispelling of negativity means it is an excellent stone for prayer and to ask for guidance, support and protection.

5. Selenite Crystals Properties For Aura Cleansing.

To cleanse your aura, take your selenite wand and use like an auric vacuum.

Bring the selenite crystal up and down the length of your body, and as you do visualize it vacuuming up any negativity, all anxiety and any worries. Drawing them all away.

Start at the top of your head and move your way to the soles of your feet. Keep the crystal about 6 inches away from your body. As you do this, visualize the Selenite crystal energetically cleansing you.

This is a simple technique but one that is extremely powerful. It takes less than 5 minutes. This means if you find yourself in large groups of people, or in a negative environment, you can easily remove yourself to perform a cleanse.

This energy cleansing technique helps to cleanse and purify your aura and makes sure you don’t collect other peoples’ cast off energy.

Selenite, due to its properties of mental flexibility and honesty aids relationships and helps enhance love.  It brings peace, harmony and the ability to give and receive love.

Overview of Selenite Crystals healing properties:

  • Removes energy blocks to aid physical, emotional and spiritual healing,
  • Clears communication issues,
  • Clears confusion – Selenite is particularly helpful for those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia,
  • Due to its work clearing blockages it helps Chakra realignment and balance which aids aligning the spine,
  • May aide epilepsy and seizures.
  • Promotes of  flexibility,
  • Aids absorption of calcium and other minerals and vitamins.
  • Promotes fertility,
  • Increases libido,
  • Is a powerful protector of pregnancy and motherhood.
  • Aids spiritual development and growth
  • Associated with Ajna and Sahasrara Chakras and also Swadhisthanna (Sacral Chakra)
Selenite Crystals Properties - 5 Best Methods For Health


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