TOP TEN CRYSTALS FOR TRAVEL
Crystals can make great travel companions. These crystals for travel can be employed for promoting fun and adventure. They also ensure a safe journey and arrival back home.
Amethyst – is a traditional and ancient protection stone and among the most popular go-to stones used by travellers today. Amethyst is especially protective of travellers, even offering them protection from thieves. Repels negative energy and deters psychic and unseen attack. Encourages positivity and transmutes any unwanted energy into love. As a natural stress reliever it can calm your fears, while uplifting your mood and inspiring joy. It can enhance personal flexibility and convey a spirit of cooperation, which can be helpful when travelling.
Aquamarine – in ancient lore seamen carried Aquamarine to promote safe travel and to protect themselves against drowning. Traditionally used by sailors as a talisman of good luck, fearlessness and protection. Both legend and modern spiritual understanding agree that it is the best overall crystal for safe travel on, or over water. Its soothing energy also makes it a perfect companion to calm fears and phobias. It helps alleviate sea sickness. Aquamarine assists in calming tensions and stresses caused by travel. Guards those involved in long-haul travel such as sailing, flying or driving long distances.
Black Tourmaline – is an all round protection stone. It is especially helpful in protecting you from all the stray and crazy energy that other travellers may bring to the scene. It helps to insulate you from energy suckers when you are required to sit in close proximity to them. Black Tourmaline also helps protect the wearer from the negative effects of airport x-ray machines. A great remedy for jet lag.
Cerussite – relieves the feeling of being homesick and allows you to feel at home, no matter where in the world you are located. It also helps you to feel comfortable in all environments. Cerussite is good for travel; reducing jet lag, relieving tension and anxiety and helping you to adjust to different cultures. It encourages flexibility, assists with decision making and taking responsibility. Instils tactfulness and shows how to adapt to necessary change in any situation. N.B. Take care with this crystal because it is lead based.
Hematite – helps to keep you grounded, stimulates concentration and focus. Helps with problem solving and keeps your attention on basic survival needs. Hematite has the ability to counteract feelings of being spaced out, tired or sluggish. It also provides balance and relief from stress and tension. It may be used as a “worry stone”. Helps to alleviate and get rid of jet lag. Hematite is particularly supportive and calming when taken as an elixir. Drinking a glass of it before you commence your journey and again at the completion can help to keep ‘jet lag’ at bay.
Malachite – is said to be the guardian stone for travellers. It is especially protective when travelling by air or on crowded highways. It offers protection from all kinds of accidents. Helps eliminate fears associated with flying. It is a great travel companion as it absorbs negative energy and pollutants. It is particularly useful for cramps and travel sickness. As a stone of change and transformation it is particularly beneficial for jet lag. Keep one in your pocket to soothe your nerves when travelling.
Moonstone – has been labelled the traveller’s stone in folklore. It has a long held reputation as a protective stone, especially when travelling over water and travelling at night. Moonstone can bring good fortune and is an all-round good luck stone. It helps keep your emotions calm and to deal with stress. It contains the spectrum of light within and brings a very uplifting energy, which is very supportive when travelling.
Smokey Quartz – provides great all-round protection during travel. It increases your survival instincts, positively influences cooperation and alertness and helps dissipate negativity. It offers protection from the chaotic and crazy energies of other travellers. Smokey Quartz is a wonderful stone to protect and fortify your energy field during travel. It can help shield against negative effect of weather conditions, accidents, road rage, traffic congestion, etc. Smokey Quartz is also great at countering the negative consequences of radiation of all kinds.
Tiger Eye – is very stabilizing and grounding and especially protective during travel. It enhances integrity, willpower, self-confidence, personal power and promotes patience. It sharpens the senses and perception in unfamiliar places or circumstances. Also provides a defence against the negative intentions of others. Tiger Eye brings good luck and adds vitality and optimism. Raises feelings of security and self-respect and helps you feel at home no matter where you are in the world.
Yellow Jasper – is a protective companion stone, helping to guide and keep you moving on your path. It is a traveller’s assistant stone, helping you stay grounded while the world is moving by. A strong securing stone, it sustains and supports during times of stress and anxiety. It channels positive energy, increases feelings of well-being self-confidence and promotes stability and balance. Yellow Jasper helps relieve the effects of nausea and motion sickness.
How to use your crystals for travel
Select the crystals that resonate with you the most. Be sure to cleanse them before use and continue to do so at regular intervals as you travel.
You can benefit from these crystals for travel by –
- Carrying crystals for travel with you.
- Wearing crystals for travel in jewellery.
- Keeping crystals for travel in your luggage, where appropriate.
- Sipping them as an elixir throughout your trip. N.B. It is probably safest if you make the elixir using the indirect method.
- Keep your crystals for travel collection together as a crystal kit and keep this with you, in a pocket or tucked into your clothing.
- Some people also assemble their selected crystals into a grid. This is then kept in a safe place in their home until their return.
© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.