Written By Liz Oakes
Grounding stones can help you if you are using any of the many high vibration stones or crystals
Strong crystals can make you extremely ungrounded when you simply hold one of them in your hand.
Working to develop gifts such as psychic knowing, psychic visions or clairvoyant abilities can cause you to become ungrounded.
Spiritual grounding is extremely important and it is of value to look at reasons why grounding can help you.
Although many people are not aware of the value of making sure you ground yourself, being ungrounded for a long time can make you ill.
If you are working on your spirituality or on developing psychic gifts, or if you are doing any sort of spiritual work, you will open your higher chakras as you open to the Divine Source.
But once open they need to be closed, so that you are able to function normally.
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So how do you use grounding stones? Using any of the stones listed here for aiding grounding is easy.
Just hold one of them in your hand for a few minutes. You will probably feel the difference quite quickly. It is so simple!
Their energy will move from the stone and out into your body and will then flow out into your auric field.
If you have been ungrounded for a while you may need to hold them for longer.
If you are doing any type of spiritual work it is best to make sure that you ground yourself often, and quickly.
This is important to aid spiritual healing and there are a number of ways that you can do this, including using crystals.
While this will happen naturally after some time, I personally find that by having specific crystals within my aura, it naturally happens fairly rapidly and the spaciness is quickly relieved.
Remember to make sure you ground yourself afterwards, if you are working with strong crystals for developing specific powers or gifts.
This includes working to develop abilities such as clairsentience (also known as clear feeling) or psychic hearing, (also known as clairaudience) or any of the range of psychic abilities.
When you are working with high vibration stones in meditation, you may use specific healing crystals for you to develop psychic powers or abilities.
Many of the high energy stones you might use to boost these gifts have a powerful vibration which often can make you very ungrounded.
While high vibration crystals are marvelous stones to work with, just be aware of whether they have made you ungrounded.
There are a number of ways you
can do this, some take more
time than others.
One way is to carry or wear strong grounding stones in your pocket, or wear them as jewelry.
Spiritual grounding is extremely important, even crucial to prevent health problems and it is easy to do.
Black Tourmaline, seen in image below, is a stone that I highly recommend that you keep on you or close by at all times, for both spiritual grounding and protection.
This is especially important as it also has a strong vibration to aid psychic protection and in addition it is one of the strongest grounding stones.
Black Tourmilated Quartz has similar qualities, and the addition of the quartz makes these powerful stones to bring light into your auric field, to aid your lightbody.
If you look at the list below you will see a range of spiritual grounding stones.
Many of these have both of these important qualities, an important attribute that will be of great benefit to you.
The strong grounding stones that are also highly protective are highly beneficial crystals for you to use.
Black Andradite Garnet is a particularly helpful stone to use as it is also highly protective.
Black Diopside (pictured at the top of the page) is another powerful stone that aids grounding.
By looking at the other aspects of many of these stones,
you may discover additional reasons why you might choose to use a
If you are an metaphysical or alchemical healer or natural therapist of any sort, keep at least one grounding crystal on you while you are doing treatments.
There are many black crystals that you may utilize, like Black Obsidian that are powerful stones to use for this purpose.
Other black crystals you might choose includes Black Diopside which has many powerful attributes including helping you make contact with Mother Gaia.
In addition you could use includes Prophecy Stone, Apache Tears, Black Jade, Black Onyx, Black Spinel, Shungite and Black Amethyst.
If a picture of a stone attracts you, check out the stones specific aspects outlined in its individual page. You might find out that it also has other helpful qualities to benefit you.
When you hold one of these stones in your hand, for even a minute, you are likely to feel the connection to the earth so try those stones you already have.
If you are shopping in an actual crystal store this is an easy way to see if a stone will help you with grounding.
There are many healing crystals for you to choose between, but one that is highly useful to add to your collection is Charoite.
Wearing Charoite is highly conducive to your continuing good health. It is easy to wear while doing healing, or any sort of spiritual development work.
I always found it highly advantageous to wear my lovely purple Charoite Pendant, as it has a powerful vibration.
This purple stone has many powerful spiritual aspects for the higher chakras, as well as for the earth chakra and the base chakra.
It also has a good energy for psychic protection so check out its many metaphysical attributes.
Spiritual grounding is important whenever you are using high crystal energy stones, or doing any sort of work using your psychic powers.
Whatever stone you choose to wear, just ensure that you keep one of these stones either within your aura, or have them close by so you can employ them when required.
That way if you do become ungrounded you may use them to aid you to return to normal quickly. When you are working on developing psychic abilities or powers, this is especially true.
If you feel at all ungrounded, hold one of them in your hand and make a connection with it. It has the potential to work quickly to help you.
As mentioned above, many of the black crystals have a strong grounding energy. Black stones not mentioned above are pictured below.
Some of these black stones are fairly well known but others are not so common, so if they interest you click on the link below the image to learn more.
Some of the stones are a mix of Black with other colors and these also work well for grounding you such as Snowflake Obsidian.
There are a good number of deep brown stones shown here too, so if they intuitively get your attention, it may be useful to read more about them.
The brown crystals are commonly strong grounding stones that resonate within the earth chakra, the actual chakra that connects to to Mother Earth.
The brown stones both ground you and assist you to 'feel' more stable and grounded.
Check out the article on the crystal colors to discover what each color does and how it might benefit you.
Try the stones for yourself to see if you feel the grounding energy. Stones that resonate within the base or root chakra may also assist grounding.
This includes the red stones, many of which are good grounding stones. So if you have any brown or red stones not mentioned here try them out for yourself, to see how they make you feel.
There are a number of stones that are other colors that are powerful to aid gounding.
Boji Stone, Fire Agate, Red Jasper, Mahogany Obsidian, Moss Agate, Smokey Quartz Crystals and Turquoise are all excellent stones to keep on you to assist with spiritual grounding.
There are a lot of crystals that aid spiritual grounding and while some are quite well known others are not so common.
There are quite a few pictures of grounding stones shown on this page but there are many more not shown here.
There are also a number of stones that will ground you that also have quite a few other very useful attributes that make them excellent stone to have in your collection.
Many grounding stones are base chakra or earth chakra stones, so it may benefit you to also look there for more information.
Quite a lot of the crystals listed on this page have their own in-depth pages written about them, and its easy to learn more about stones shown here!
You can quickly find out if any of the above stones been written about in their own individual page on this site.
Simply check The A to Z of Crystals Minerals and Stones Page Here, to help you find what you are looking for.
It has a list of pages that list crystals alphabetically, which makes it easy to find what you are looking for if you know their name.