8 Easy Ways to Clean Your Crystals & Gemstones

Cleaning crystals and gemstones seems like an easy process, but it’s important to clean your healing stones appropriately to avoid harming their energies and vibrations.

This guide will help you understand how to clean your crystals and gemstones properly to extend their life and keep them cleansed of any negative energy, so you can continue using them in crystal healing or other forms of spiritual healing.

By the end of this article, you’ll know what the best cleaning method is for each kind of stone, as well as when it’s not necessary to clean your crystals at all!

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1) Cleanse with Meditation

Meditation is a great way to cleanse your crystals and gemstones. Sit quietly with your stones, close your eyes, and focus on your breath. As you meditate, visualize white light surrounds and cleanses your stones.


2) Place in Sunlight

The sun is one of the most powerful natural sources of energy. When placed in direct sunlight, your crystals and gemstones can absorb this energy and cleanse themselves of any negative or unwanted energies they may have absorbed.


3) Sea Salt Spray

Sea salt is a natural detoxifier and can help cleanse your crystals of negative energy. To make a sea salt spray, simply add 1/4 cup of sea salt to 1 cup of distilled water and shake well.


4) Soak in Ocean Water

The ocean is a powerful cleanser and the salt water can help to remove any negative energy from your crystals. If you live near the beach, simply place your crystals in a bowl and let them soak for a few hours.


5) Spray With a Distilled Water/White Vinegar Mixture

Mix one part water with one part white vinegar in a spray bottle. mist your crystals lightly with the mixture, being careful not to oversaturate them. Allow the crystals to air dry on a clean towel or in direct sunlight.


6) Burn Sage or Frankincense Resin

Herbal infusion baths are a great way to cleanse your crystals and gemstones. Simply add a few tablespoons of dried herbs to a pot of boiling water, let steep for 15 minutes, then strain.


7) Wash in Herbal Infusion Baths

Crystal healing is often used in combination with other forms of natural healing, such as herbalism. Herbal infusion baths are a great way to cleanse your crystals while also infusing them with the benefits of herbs.


8) Use Rosewater Spray

Rosewater is a great way to cleanse your crystals and gemstones. Simply mix together equal parts water and rosewater in a spray bottle, and spritz your stones with the mixture.


Cleansing your crystals often will not only keep them free of all the negative energy, but will also help boosts their natural healing powers. We must take regular care and attention of our crystals. 

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