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Rose Quartz Benefits
Rose quartz is the crystal of the heart and all the love within it. Any kind of love the heart can feel, rose quartz can help manifest and amplify it. Love for a partner, a family member, a friend, an animal, and for ourselves, all vibrate in sync with rose quartz.
This pink crystal carries a calming, loving energy that benefits our emotional body. First, it helps clear away distrust, resentment, anger, and fear so we can let go of past pain.
Next, it fills us up with love, peace, acceptance, and empathy so we can more intimately connect with ourselves and others.
When emotions get trapped in our bodies, they fester and continue to influence us from behind the scenes. The longer we repress emotions (especially unpleasant ones), the stronger they become until they eventually burst forward and demand our attention.
Rose quartz can help prevent this from happening by supporting us while we work through those hard emotions. Its gentle energy never shames or judges you for feeling the way you do, it simply helps you to sit with your feelings and let them go.
Another major benefit of rose quartz is its ability to restore harmony to all areas of our lives. When things feel chaotic, internally or externally, rose quartz brings us back to our center.
Realigning our focus to our soul’s purpose is how rose quartz dispels the confusion. It gently reminds us of our path and steers us towards it.
As modern mystics, spreading love and light is what we do best! Even if we feel the love and light has escaped us, deep down we still want to share it with others.
Rose quartz can help restore the light, spread the love, heal the wounds, cultivate the gratitude, and favor the optimism.
Rose Quartz Healing Properties
Rose quartz is all about self healing. It’s especially skilled in healing matters of the heart, such as love and grief.
But we can use rose quartz to lessen any sort of emotional distress we experience (a diagnosis, a disagreement, a tough choice, etc.).
Working with rose quartz may cause old trials in relationships to resurface, regardless if the other person is still in your life or not. These can be difficulties with our parents, our partners, or with our closest friends.
Our intimate relationships often leave behind the biggest emotional scars because of the vulnerability and pain associated with them.
If an intimate relationship ends, and we don’t allow ourselves enough space to grieve and reflect, those emotions will probably stay with us for a long time.
Using rose quartz during such relationship changes can help soften the blow, giving us loving support as we work to heal the fresh wounds.
Pink Quartz Meaning:
- – Unconditional Love
- – Inner Peace
- – Harmony
- – Coping with Grief
- – Calmness
- – Self Healing
- – Relationship Improvement
- – Empathy and Sympathy
- – Emotional Intelligence
- – Forgiveness
- – Trust
- – Acceptance
Rose Quartz and Relationships
When someone we care about passes away, rose quartz is an excellent crystal companion. It will not let you get stuck in any of the grieving phases. Nor will it let you bypass any or take less time than you need in each phase.
Rose quartz can help teach you how to live with the grief and continue sharing love with others, even when love feels impossible.
Some of us have strained relationships with our parents, probably stemming from deep traumas and unsaid words. If you’re wanting to better understand these parent/child connections from your past, rose quartz can help reveal them to you.
If you’re wanting to mend the bond with your parent(s) and rebuild a loving foundation with them, rose quartz can help you find the balance between expressing love and working through old problems together.
Consider rose quartz as your energetic relationship counselor. Whether you’re going through counseling alone or with the other person, this gem is there to support you and love you unconditionally.
Rose Quartz Metaphysical Properties
Almost all crystal enthusiasts enjoy the look and feel of rose quartz. Its energy is universal and not tied down to one specific type of person. Because love is at the center of Source Energy, and we all come from Source Energy, we can all use rose quartz to reconnect with our personal divinity.
Rose quartz most strongly resonates with the heart chakra—the green energy center in the middle of our chest. The crystal of universal love would naturally be associated with the universal center of love in our bodies. Rose quartz heals and manifests all matters of the heart.
Water is the element that represents our emotions and subconscious. Naturally, water and rose quartz are strongly connected because of their closeness to emotions. This is why rose quartz baths are so wonderful!
Libra is the zodiac sign known for emotional connection, intimacy and romance because of its ruling planet Venus. For these reasons, Librans love rose quartz. It helps them indulge in all things beautiful and lovely.
When to Use Rose Quartz:
- – After a Breakup
- – When Contemplating a Breakup
- – While Grieving the Death of a Loved One
- – During Shadow Work
- – At the Start of a New Relationship
- – Reciting Positive Affirmations
- – While Building Confidence
- – Setting New Goals
- – While Manifesting a Partner
- – Improving Mental Health
- – When Trying to Conceive
- – Releasing Unexpressed Emotions
How to Use Rose Quartz
Like any other healing crystal, energy work with rose quartz is easy! As long as we open ourselves up to receive the gifts of the stone, we will receive them. The key is consistency, openness, and implementation of lessons learned during the healing.
Wearing rose quartz as a necklace is absolutely delightful. This is the ultimate stone of love, so keeping it near the heart chakra keeps it open, balanced, and flowing freely. Plus, its pretty pink color is elegant and regal, worthy of royalty.
Another great way to work with rose quartz energy is in water. Taking a rose quartz bath can really help pull the deeply repressed emotional distress right out of the body. Simply lay the quartz at the bottom of your tub and climb on in.
Rose quartz is excellent for a meditation session, too. It’s naturally so calming and gentle, making it easier for us to quiet the thoughts. If our intention is to connect with Spirit during our meditation, rose quartz can help open up our hearts and welcome their messages. Spirit thrives off love energy and is attracted to this stone.
Whenever you’re experiencing troubles in relationships, needing a boost of confidence, wanting to slow down, lacking love, or trying to make sense of a situation, reach for rose quartz. This lovely pink gem is always willing and ready to provide gentle support.
Rose Quartz Crystal
Lucky for us, rose quartz is abundant, affordable, and so easy to find in a variety of shapes and sizes. Any place that sells crystals will sell rose quartz, probably in the same display as many other types of quartz.
Rose quartz carved in the shape of a heart is especially wonderful! That shape helps reinforce the loving energy emitted by the crystal.
Some rose quartz is more saturated than others. The amount of pink in the stone does not affect its energetic vibration—most rose quartz is translucent and pale. These crystals are very light sensitive, meaning you don’t want them overexposed to sunlight or the color will fade away.
This gem pairs really well with rhodonite and malachite, both powerful heart chakra stones. It also compliments the energy of angelite really well, as both are calming and connected with Spirit.
I always encourage crystal lovers to experiment with different crystal combinations to find what feels right for you and what energy work you’re doing. Trust your intuition and reach for crystals that call for you in the moment. That’s half the fun!
Love and Harmony
In my personal collection, my biggest piece of rose quartz is probably the most used. And my kitty Phoebe really enjoys rubbing her face all over it! I think she can sense the subtle, kind energy of the stone and wants to absorb it. Plus, it’s not polished, so it scratches her fur at the same time.
Rose quartz is the crystal of love, harmony, and emotional intelligence. This pretty pink gem is perfect for manifesting love (self love and for a partner), grieving the loss of love, and even creating new life.
To discover more about crystal healing and how to work with their magical energy, check out my ebook Crystal Healing Crash Course, available wherever ebooks are sold. I hope you have enjoyed and thanks for reading!