Crystals have been part of my life for many years now, but when I first started working with them I did not really have a clue as to how the energy really worked. Over time I have come to realize that every crystal has a very different energy and even if it is the same kind of crystals the energy is always special to the person working with it. Children love crystals and are fascinated by them as they can feel the vibrations, tumbled stones are good for them to start out with as they have no sharp points, it is no secret that they are drawn to the perfect crystal for them.
I have used crystals on my grandchildren in an experimental capacity and have always been amazed at the results.
When my first grandson Matthew was born I looked after him and had the opportunity to have a firsthand experience of the power of crystals. I used five rather large Rose Quartz and placed them in a circle around him, we were playing he was about six month old, and seemed to enjoy sitting in the circle of crystals. When his parents fetched him later that afternoon they went home and the next morning they told me that he was up for most of the night, he was not sleepy, he was energized but happy.
I realized that I had energized Matthew probably because the Rose Quartz were rather large and quite a few. Then I started to try many different crystals on my grandchildren when they came to visit and I have found that the way to assist a child to sleep soundly is to place four small Rose Quartz crystals at the four corners of the bed or cot, or if you wish place them under the mattress.
Clear Quartz is a good choice as the first crystal for children as this crystal contains all the colours of the rainbow and will assist with negativity, clarity and with any issue that may be in the body.
Blue Lace Agate is a wonderful stone to have close to a child as it bring in calmness and peace and help them to express themselves in a peaceful way.
Amethyst is a wonderful stone for nightmares so you can place this under the pillow or by the bed, or you can make up a magic spray simply by filling a spray bottle with mineral water placing a few drops of Lavender essence into it and placing an Amethyst crystal inside it. This needs to draw for a day and then you simply spray it around the bed, this can be used for animals as well in the same way.
Moonstones are for emotional issues and hyperactivity in children. You can give them a tumbled crystal and let them hold it in their hand or rub it on their forehead, or use it instinctively where it is needed.
Tigers Eye is a grounding stone. Sometimes children get carried away and get lost in their dream world; it helps to pull them back to reality. This stone is also very useful to help put thoughts into action. It also provides them with self esteem.
Amber is great for assisting babies with teething. You get a lovely necklace which you can purchase at all the esoteric shops and this truly works for teething.
Fluorite assists if you are still battling with teething. A tumbled stone of fluorite will assist and you can place this under the pillow or in the pillow of your child. (Always make sure the stones are not able to be swallowed or placed where the baby/child cannot get to it)
Make sure that any crystals your child chooses are tumbled and not too small, as this will help prevent pieces breaking off.
I would also advise all crystal be cleansed and programmed for the task they are going to perform.
Clearing the crystals
Very simply give your crystals a bath, you place them in water and wash them until you feel they are clean. They love water and might jump out of the bath. After you have washed them, dry them in the sun for about an hour.
Then hold the crystal in your hand and tell it what you would like it to do for you……..keep it simple……… “Please help me to sleep soundly “, “Thank you”
Crystals need to be cleared once a week
Ways of using crystals:
- Worn on the body, in a pouch or pocket.
- Kept under a pillow or tucked inside a dream pillow.
- Placed in bathwater or in the room.
- Held for a period of time in the hands and may also be used to rub on the body.