Written By Liz Oakes
Shungite is very old, ancient in fact, said to be around 2 billion years old. It is an extraordinarily positive stone, and using it may bring you a variety of blessings.
This is an amazing stone, and one that is beneficial to a healthy life. It is one of the only known natural material known to contain fullerenes, which are powerful anti-oxidants.
The energy embodied within this ancient stone is said to absorb and eliminate anything that is a health hazard to human life, and it has active metaphysical properties with strong healing powers.
Fullerenes were brought to our attention when research on them gained the scientists a Nobel prize.
This is because the fullerenes in this stone will cleanse water then infuse it with a potent healing vibration.
This used to known as a rare stone, but in the last few years more of it has become available.
It is only found in the Karelia area in Russia, and is not new to people of the region, as Czar Peter was known to have come to the region to use water that had been infused with this mineral.
The origin of this ancient, 2 billion year old Schungite stone is clouded in mystery, as how it came to occur on this planet is unclear.
Some say this stone may have been formed in ancient oceans, which were inhabited by a variety of microscopic organism that no longer lives in our oceans.
It is believed that when these organisms died, they broke down and became part of the sea-bed, forming these unusual rocks.
Later it ended up on the land when land forms changed. Other scientists hypothesize that maybe it came to earth from outer space on a meteorite.
While no one really knows, due to its powerful properties more scientists have been looking into its powerful attributes and how they can benefit you.
What is important to me is how this stone works in your life, and I find it the fact that it contains Fullerenes very interesting.
There is a lot of information available about the Shungite benefits including:
This is an amazing claim, but this black stone has been in use for a very long time in Russia where they have been documenting these qualities.
It is easy to buy Shungite including chips of various sizes which are used to purify water. Since this stone was discovered in
Russia in the 1700's, they have been recording amazing results from its
It has also been discovered that it can assist those who are sensitive to internet and cell phone towers, as well as to computer emanations and wi-fi emissions.
It may be in a variety of shapes, and this includes spheres or pieces of stone that have been carved in pyramids, as well as pendulums. Any type of shape can be utilized for this purpose.
Schungite, as it is known in Russia, has been used by the people of the area where it was found for a very long time.
At the Saint-Petersburg Military Medical Academy, they are examining the curative properties of products and medicines made from it.
These products have tested and studied, and it has been the unique properties of this stone that got the attention of scientists, particularly the fact that it contains fullerenes.
Shungite stone is one of the only known natural source of fullerenes, so this has made the scientists who have been testing it extremely interested in, not only its properties, but how mankind can use it.
They have discovered a list of quite disparate properties, and it is being looked at as a future part of techniques to help allergic conditions, including asthma.
Their presence in this stone is also unique, according to documented evidence collected on it.
It is fascinating to look at possible future uses that are being planned for this newly discovered compound. Fullerenes are being investigated for many industrial uses and some of these are quite interesting.
Products that you may expect to hear about includes it being used as part of solar electric generating devices in place of silicone, in makeup to stop UV damage.
This ancient stone, Shungite, has been brought to the attention of the world by the Great Divine spirit, so that everyone can live a healthy life.
Scientists have been looking at its properties, as it is believed to the ability to cure many health problems. A good reason to get a piece of the stone and test it for yourself.
In particular it is known to help skin complaints, and water infused with it may be used to cleanse problem areas. Like most black stones, this is a strong stone to aid you with grounding.
It is said that this unique stone may one day be worth more than gold, due to its unusual and unique make-up. It will assist you to ensure good health by infusing your aura with intense light.
There are a number of different classes of this stone and I have recently obtained some wonderful and quite beautiful stone known as Noble or Elite Shungite.
The major reason this variety is worth buying is that and it also is said to contain a higher amount of carbon and fullerenes than the other types of stone.
The comparison is said to be 98 percent carbon in Elite samples compared to 50 percent in other Schungite stone.
Also known as Silver Shungite, this stone has a wonderful silver sheen and a glassy look and feel and it reflects light like a mirror, as you can see in the picture below.
The number of ways that they are currently using this stone for is growing quite quickly, and you can expect even more of these to become available in the future.
I was interested to see Shungite as an ingredient in skin care products, in balms for the feet and in hair care products.
It is also being sold as building products and paint that may be used to prevent EMF's. It is also excellent as an environmental cleanser, and absorbs negative energy.
They are highly beneficial EMF protection crystals, that are said to remove hazardous electromagnetic emissions that come
from microwaves, wi-fi and many other electronic devices.
The number of uses for this amazing mineral is quite astounding. It is known to purify water, and taking pollutants such as pesticides and bacteria from the water.
There have been many documented health benefits. An extensive number of people have been traveling long distances to take the cure, as it is said to heal a diverse range of health problems.
This is why the people of this area drink water that has been infused with it, to both cleanse the water and add the healing attributes to the water which they drink.
If you are using it, do make sure you cleanse it regularly, by placing it out in the sun to be energized and recharged.
There have been many health benefits documented from wearing jewelry made from this stone. Shungite jewelry is now becoming more common, and you can now get genuine pieces of it from retailers who sell the stone.
Shungite is an extraordinary stone to keep within your aura, and a piece of stone may be used instead, if jewelry is not available.
It will help anyone who wishes to do magical and mystical practices, as its deep primordial energy brings ancient spirits into the process in a protective role.
It is said to infuse the auric field with light, and it allows only positive and beneficial energy to reach you. Its ancient energy also provides psychic protection.
It is said that they are helpful healing crystals for you to use to aid you if you wish to read the future, and will help to emphasize the gift of prophecy.
This is a stone that makes a strong earth star chakra connection, and its ancient heritage means that it brings the ancient earth mystical energy into play.
It is both a stone for the base or root chakra and the earth star and it is a strong stone for grounding you to the earth.
The actual piece of stone that my pendulum is made from has amazing energy. It is good to keep it close as I often use a pendulum.
I keep both my Shungite pendulum and my lovely ball made from this stone next to my computer, one on each side of it.
It seems to resonate as powerfully as stone pendulums made from quartz. It is a powerful tool to use as well as to have in the general area as a protective stone.
This pendulum sits upside down on a small stand next to me, where it has a dual role. It helps to negate electromagnetic energy from the computer, and it is close when I wish to use a pendulum.
There are a number of crystal books now available, and some have very in-depth information on the healing attributes of various crystals.
One excellent book in particular that goes into the attributes of Shungite and its specific action to assist electromagnetic sensitivity is Crystal Prescriptions Volume Three... shown below.
In this book, Judy Hall has covered this subject in some detail and explains the way to use it and make crystal essences from the stone.
All of the books below are excellent books to assist you to learn more about the crystals in your collection. If you'd like to learn more about the various books and what they cover check out my book review page.
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It has been known to bring through the wizard Merlin, so may be a good combination with the lovely Merlinite stone, and with Preseli Bluestone which is also associated with Merlin.
For spiritual grounding you may choose to combine it with some of the more powerful grounding stones such as Jet, Black Tourmaline, Fire Agate and Black Obsidian.
To treat skin conditions, combining it with other stones may boost the process.
You may like to use stones such as Lilac Lepidolite, both Golden Danburite and Clear Danburite, Aventurine, Clear Apophyllite, and both the Red Muscovite and the green Muscovite known as Fuchsite.
To aid its ability to treat skin eruptions and allergic conditions, you may combine it with other stones that aid these conditions, but many people find that it is quite effective for allergies if used alone.
Every day the number of number of devices that emit electromagnetic fields is increasing, and many people are reacting to their emissions.
If you are affected by EMF's and have electrical sensitivity when you are close to these devices there are quite a few crystals that will also assist your body to deal with this issue.
Stones that are have an energy that may help with healing this type of sensitivity include Aventurine, Aegirine, Fulgurite, Black Tourmaline, Eucryptite, Fluorite, Amazonite and Flint.