Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders around the world. Affecting at least 250 million individuals, it is currently one of the top most common psychological disorders globally. Treating it can be both emotionally and financially draining for some people. Thankfully, there are alternative medicines you can use such as crystals for anxiety.

Healing crystals have been a part of many cultures for thousands of years. People who use crystals believe that some illnesses are due to negative energies in our body. By using crystals, they think that a patient can rebalance this energy and restore their health. There are no scientific studies to back this claim. However, thousands of people still insist that they felt better after using healing crystals.

Here are some of the best crystals you can use to fight your anxiety:


Famous as “The All-Purpose Stone,” amethysts are among the most common and acquirable healing crystals. According to crystal experts, amethyst stones resonate with our Crown and Third Eye Chakra both of which have something to do with consciousness. This reason is why it can provide clarity for people who have doubts and experiencing fear anxiety.

Jet Stone

Jet stones are driftwood fossils that formed millions of years ago. These rocks can emit calming energies that can reduce anxiety and fearful thoughts. They can also protect the wearer from harmful energies that can cause pain in the future. (1)

Black Tourmaline

Black tourmaline stones can defend its wears against harmful electromagnetic waves. It also emits protective auras that can help a person collect their senses. Place this stone somewhere you think negative energy enters your home.


Shungites are metallic-looking stones that Russians use to purify their water. They believe that this stones can detoxify and cleanse a person’s body. Some believe that these impurities in our body can contribute to our anxiety. So by detoxifying, you effectively fight your anxiety.


Commonly worn as a bracelet, hematite stones are known to remove stress s and anxiety in our body. Their users also believe that the rock can help a person sync their energy to the Earth’s energy. This synchronization would then wash away the anxiety that has built up inside the person’s body.

Blue Lace Agate

The lines that mark the surface of agate stones look similar to calm ocean waves. Those who use this stone believe that these waves represent its claiming properties.  The blue agate can help people break free from anxiety due to past judgments or rejections. It can also combat social anxiety. (2)


Aventurine stones are available in numerous colors such as green, red, blue, yellow, peach, and more. Users of the stone believe that it can attract positive relationships such as friendship and love. They also believe that it can increase a person’s confidence and self-esteem the lack of which often causes anxiety.


Having this stone around you can help boost your motivation and confidence. It can inspire you to do the things that you’ve always wanted to do. Therefore, you can use this stone whenever you feel anxious about doing a particular activity such as public speaking.

Clear Quartz

The clear quartz is not the “Master Healer” for nothing. Clear quartz is clear and translucent in appearance symbolizing a clear and pure thought. They can heal almost all kinds of emotional and mental issues including anxiety and depression.

Rose Quartz

Pink crystals such as rose quartz symbolize love and harmony. Anxiety is often due to internal conflicts that can be due to past events or current problems. By using rose quartz, you can return the original harmony and vigor you once had.


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