Creates Shield Of Protection

Cancrinite is powerful to use in meditation to stimulate the higher chakras they boost the energy at the crown chakra.

All colors of this stone create a golden shield of protection around you, with the golden yellow stones resonating quite powerfully. 


Their crown energy may help to to make a stronger connection to beings in the higher realms and may help you to release feelings of fear.

While various colors stimulate different chakras, all colors are said to have a good energy to assist you to release those things that you no longer require.

They are good healing crystals for you to use to assist health problems in the area of the stomach in particular. is reader-supported. When you buy through links on my site, I may earn an affiliate commission. Click Here to learn more.

Where Is It From? Cancrinite Meaning

This mineral was originally discovered in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1839. The meaning of its name relates to it being called after the Russian Minister of Finance Georg Von Cancrin.

It has a fine grain and commonly is found in the massive form but can occur as prismatic crystals, although these are said to be rare.

It often has a vitreous or pearly lustre and it can be translucent in appearance.

It is found in a number of places including in Russia, Norway, Scotland, Italy, Germany, Canada and in the United States.

This stone has been found in the same areas as Natrolite, Sodalite crystal and Zircon stones.

It comes in a range of colors including yellow, orange, grey, pink, purple, green, blue and colorless, although not all are easy to obtain.

How Will It Help You?

Cancrinite works within a large number of chakras, but in particular they are good navel or sacral chakra stones.

The energy of this crystal stone involves its action to boost your courage, and its vibration also helps you to garner approval from others if you need it.

It comes in a range of colors and these will be helpful at various chakras depending on the color.


The pink and green stones work at the heart chakra, the blue at the throat chakra and the white or purple stimulate the crown chakra.

The orange or golden stones stimulate the sacral area as well as resonating within the higher chakras, including the third eye chakra and the crown chakra.

Why Would You Use Cancrinite?

Like most stones, one of the best ways to use the orange crystals is in meditation where they work to enhance spiritual growth.

The golden Cancrinite stones are helpful to use in meditation, as they create a golden shield of protective light around you.

Their action is powerful to easily take you to the higher chakras, and are known to have an excellent energy to stimulate the crown chakra in particular.


They are highly protective so are beneficial to prevent any negative beings from connecting with you.

Their energy helps you to let go of those things in your life that are no longer required so may help you to clear clutter.

They may also help you to bring in the new to replace what you have let go of.

They are good crystals to boost courage as they have have excellent metaphysical properties that help to inspire fearlessness and a resolve to do what is needed when required.

How To Use It: Healing Properties

These stones have a good healing properties within the area of the stomach governed by the energy of the sacral or navel chakra.

It is particularly known to assist elimination problems such as constipation.

It also resonates within the solar plexus chakra and the heart chakra area, and the energy there is known to help a number of health issues.

Specific health problems that it is known to help includes lung problems, such as breathing difficulty caused by congestion of the lungs, pneumonia and bronchitis.

It is also said to assist the muscles and ligaments. Whatever issue you are working on, place your crystal on the area that is a problem to help it to work more effectively. 


They are known to be helpful to assist weight loss as they have a good action to assist you not to give into temptation, if giving in is not in your best interest.

This stone has a good action within the crown chakra where it is purported to assist health issues related to the brain.

It is known to help cognitive disorders such as dementia or Alzheimer's disease, and is said to assist the healing of problems in the throat and neck. 

Best Crystals To Use With Cancrinite

What are the best crystals to combine with Cancrinite?

If you feel that you need extra help to assist you to reach a deeper meditative state, use them in meditation with Mariposite, Magnesite, Blue Apatite or Prophecy Stone.

These stones are helpful to boost your courage and this aspect can be boosted even more by using them with others for the same purpose.

Stones such as Witches Finger, Green Apatite, Pietersite or Sardonyx are all powerful crystals for you to use.

The orange or yellowish crystals resonate easily within the crown chakra to assist you to work with this energy to stimulate Spiritual growth.

Working with them by pairing them with other crown chakra stones might be helpful. This includes other golden stones such as Golden Danburite, Heliodor, Golden Healer Quartz and Libyan Desert Glass. 

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Note: When you use the vibration of crystals to help and support your healing remember that crystals are part of an holistic approach to your health.

Metaphysical healing uses universal energy so does not stand alone and can be used with any other type of healing. 

Using the energy of crystals for healing yourself is about finding a way to enhance conventional medicine not replace it. So always seek out medical treatment for any worrying health issue.

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