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5 Crystals that Protect You from Negative Energy

Crystals are much more than pretty decor or eye candy. Each type has a unique energy signature, purpose, and specialty. Some crystals are useful for meditation and enlightenment. Others are popular for their powerful negative energy blasting abilities. Whether you wear them on your body or keep them around the home, these amazing stones are essential for overall wellness and vitality.

Black Tourmaline

This stone is known for its ability to positively transform and “cleanse” negative energy. Black Tourmaline is considered to be one of the most powerful protectors in the crystal world, since it repels negative energy from the receiver and gives it back to the sender. Tourmaline can also remove energy blocks or stagnancies, including anxiety, fear, and stress. It corresponds with the base (root) chakra, so keep it close to the lower half of the body to help ground your energy. This is a great stone to place near electronics, as well, which can sap energy. The transmutative properties of Black Tourmaline are very intense, and it is one of the most highly sought-after members of the Tourmaline family.

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Black Onyx

This smooth, dark crystal is known to protect its owner from harmful spirits, psychic attacks, and black magic. It’s theorized to capture and ground negative influences, acting as a shield of sorts. Black Onyx resonates with the root, solar plexus, and third eye chakras; helping to ground energy, increase confidence, and enhance intuition.

Place it on or near the forehead during meditation to enhance the experience, strengthen the third eye and further protect it from attack. Wear it on a necklace that reaches to the stomach to help heal ego-based fears and actions. This stone can ease environmental stresses and prevent the body from being drained of personal energy. This is a great stone for Reiki masters, energy healers, and lightworkers to keep around the massage table.


Although Jet is technically ancient petrified wood, it has powers of its own. This stone holds intense grounding properties. It can help its owner release unhealthy attachments, disconnect energetic cords, grudges, and ease grief. Jet protects against another’s negative thoughts, by preventing negative energy from infiltrating our own energy system. It’s associated with the root chakra due to its connection with wood; imbued with the ability to ground energy, ease anxiety, clear the mind, and ward off depression. This should be your go-to stone when you’re around people who you don’t get along with. It protects you from their negative energy and acts as a conduit to repair bad, draining, energetic connections. Some people place it underneath their pillow to encourage pleasant dreams and deep sleep.

Smokey Quartz

This enchanting crystal grounds and removes negative energy from the aura, and resonates with the base chakra. It can help protect your material objects and valuable possessions, such as money, vehicles, jewelry, etc. from theft or misuse. Smokey Quartz essentially absorbs negative energy and gives it to the earth, which eases burdens and anxiety. When put in a fearful position, hold this crystal in the palm of your hands, visualize giving it your heavy fears and burdens, and then place it on the dirt for transmutation. Some people like to pepper a few pieces of this crystal in their office or workspace, since it discourages gossip and office drama while creating an ideal place to collaborate.

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Hematite stones are known to create a protective environment around the body; a sort of reflective shield around the person who wears them. These stones are convenient for meditation, since they can block out distractions and other focus disruptors. The created shield reflects negative energies, thoughts, and feelings back to their source. And – you guessed it – this stone is beneficial for issues surrounding the root chakra. Irrational fears, worries about survival, and feelings of unsafety can be eased by this powerful stone.

In exploring the world’s most powerful healing crystals, you may have noticed a trend. Most of these stones are dark in color, and this is no accident! Black stones are considered to more powerfully “soak up” or deflect negative energy. In addition, all of these crystals resonate with the root chakra, as this energy center holds our link to the earth and our very survival. Without a strong anchor to mother earth, we’re more susceptible to negative energy.

Simply wear these gems on the body, use them during meditation, or keep them in busy areas of the home for overall peace and protection.

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  • sandy henry
    What is the stone that takes care of negive energy on your land
    July 28, 2018 at 6:48 pm
      • Khim
        Hi, Shanna, Just want to know where I can get those stone Specially the protection stone
        October 6, 2018 at 10:41 pm
    • Janice Wilson
      Where can u buy crystals
      September 18, 2018 at 11:12 am
  • Patricia Flores
    Where can I get these 5 crystal or where can I buy them??
    September 25, 2018 at 9:16 am
  • V. K.
    Can I use all of them at once?
    October 13, 2018 at 1:10 pm
  • Thanks for sharing this with me Shanna in the Spiritual Boss Babe group. I am going to look into each one and see which is drawn to me when I visit my local store. xo
    December 26, 2018 at 12:17 pm
  • I just found your site and I've been working with crystals for a few years... I wanted to say that I really enjoy your site, all your information and especially the meditation videos that I've come across. You are an amazing soul and it makes me happy that there are more people than I thought that are out in the world to help others! Much Love and Light
    January 16, 2019 at 12:11 pm
  • Tammy
    High my name is Tammy I need a little help my sons girlfriend brings negativity energy it sounds weird but I can feel her negativity energy come from her how or what crystals can I use in my home to get rid of the. Negativity energy and bring in positive energy to my home and feel happy again please help me on this I use to be really happy now that she. Moved out I need to bring back all that happy and positive energy please help me I am kind of new to crystals I do how 2 crystal books but I need some one help in getting rid of the negativity energy and bring in positive energy thank you for all of your help
    April 25, 2019 at 10:53 am
  • Amy S Miller
    I was searching for Black Toumaline and found your site to be very informative. My son is 21 and has bad tics. He does a hard sniffing tic and then puts pressure on his jaw that is causing nose bleeds and one cracked tooth. I have tried the conventional route only to find Drs only wanting to prescribe antipsychotic types of drugs that do not help at all plus they cause side effects that are horrible. Do you have any advice or suggestions for my son? I know it's a lot but I am so desperate to ease his suffering. Thank you so much for your time and consideration.
    April 30, 2019 at 5:36 am
  • Next month I will be attending a funeral in Ireland. Will these stones protect me from the nasty, xian energy I'll be forced to experience?
    May 11, 2019 at 3:37 pm
  • Hi Shannon, I am a female , got laid off a few years ago ,mom passed away 7years ago and daughter passed away 4 years ago after that . We 3 hung together.I have always been there for everyone I could not get a job ,had to move in with family until I got retirement funds ,but still don't have me together . I need to Shake this negativeness off . I can not afford to get the wrong stone so Which stone do I need ? Thankyou
    May 28, 2019 at 12:23 pm
  • Chris Wise
    Am I understanding correctly, I need to carry BLACK TOURMALINE in order to remove negative energy? I picked up a piece and instantly felt different but I did not purchase at the time. I am going back in the next week or so to pick up after reading up on this. I feel like I have been surrounded by a negative energy both personally and my Real Estate business. I am hoping that this crystal will remove the stagnant negative energy I feel people are sending towards me. I never knew about this until I started reading up on why I felt different when I picked up the crystal to look at it.
    August 13, 2019 at 7:20 am

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