ROSE QUARTZ - A Crystal of Sweet Gentle Unconditional Love



Rose Quartz is also called Pink Quartz or Hyaline Quartz, from the Greek hyalos, meaning "glass," and was referred to in antiquity as a Bohemian or Silesian Ruby. Prized for its powers of beautification, facial masks of Rose Quartz have been recovered from Egyptian tombs, thought by the Egyptians and Romans to clear the complexion and prevent wrinkles. Rose Quartz was also a stone honored by the Tibetan and Oriental cultures, and continues to be one of the major carving stones of China.

It speaks directly to the Heart Chakra, dissolving emotional wounds, fears and resentments, and circulates a Divine loving energy throughout the entire aura. Reawakening the heart to its own innate love, it provides a deep sense of personal fulfillment and contentment, allowing one the capacity to truly give and receive love from others.

It is quite effective in attracting new love, romance and intimacy, or in developing a closer bond with family or friends. It supports connection within groups and community, and carries a high spiritual attunement to the Earth, Universe, and the Divine.

Rose Quartz also inspires the love of beauty, in self and others, in nature, and especially that which stimulates the imagination - art, music and the written word.

Rose Quartz is a wonderful sleep crystal for adults and children, providing beautiful dreams as well as preventing nightmares or night terrors. It also helps children to not be afraid of the dark.

Rose Quartz is a calming and reassuring crystal, excellent for use in trauma or crisis, including the emotional upheaval of mid-life crisis. It strengthens empathy, sensitivity, and aids in the acceptance of necessary change. It is also an excellent stone for comforting grief.

A large piece of unpolished Rose Quartz in the workplace offers to provide ongoing protection against intrusion and gossip.

It is also a professional support stone for beauty consultants. Use as an elixir to clear the skin, reduce wrinkles and promote a soft complexion. Also used as an elixir and a rubbing polishing stone, Rose Quartz may soothe burns and reduce blistering and aid in diminishing the appearance of unsightly scars.  Rose Quartz is especially supportive of the female reproductive system, the genitals and for increase in fertility. It assists in alleviating sexual difficulties, post-partum depression, and is thought to help mothers heal after complicated births.

It may also be beneficial in stimulating the proper functioning of the heart and circulatory system. It aids in relieving tension and stress, palpitations or skipped beats, and may stabilize irregular heart rhythm. It is ideal for premature babies or young children with heart weakness or disease, or anyone who needs a stronger, more stable heart.

This stone is used to clear fluids in the cells of the body and promote the release of impurities. It assists in healing the kidneys and adrenals, and placed on the thymus aids chest and lung problems, relieving coughs and soothing bronchial areas. It has also been used in treating vertigo.

Rose Quartz is particularly helpful where there is anger or difficulty with the father or a father figure. It can be used to increase confidence and stimulate creativity and personal expression. The energy of Rose Quartz promotes the ability to be unconditionally loving and accepting of self and others.

Rose Quartz energetic level impacts the Navel/Sacral Chakra, Heart Chakra and Throat Chakra, strengthens the meridians and nadis and aligns the emotional, mental and astral bodies. It also has an impact on the patterning etheric structure associated with these Chakra points. It is particularly soothing and balancing for the emotional body.

©Key Signature Essences: unconditional love, compassion, empathy, forgiveness, beauty, sensitivity, gentleness, kindness, service, peace, desire for happiness, feminine, tenderness, nourishment, comfort, new love, romance, intimacy, closer bond, contentment, fulfillment, giving and receiving

©Energy Centers/Chakras in the body:  Navel/Sacral - 2nd Energy center/Chakra, Heart - 4th Energy center/Chakra and the Thymus gland/Higher Heart Energy center/Chakra

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