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Crystal Healing Properties according to Colors

Each color in crystal healing has its own meaning. Keep reading to learn which healing powers are associated with which colors in the world of Crystals.

Mixed color tumbled stones
Mixed color tumbled stones,

The color symbolism of crystals is derived from the general color symbolism, such as can be found in the traditional eastern system of the chakras. Each color refers to different aspects of our physical, mental, and spiritual body.

Now you don't have to be an expert in color theory to deduce the meaning of the crystal color. Our everyday experiences give us a good idea of ​​how colors affect us. Red is often associated with passion or strong emotions, while blue is associated with calm and peace. You can therefore assume that red crystals stimulate us strongly, whereas blue stones have a calming effect.

When you intuitively choose a crystal you feel drawn to its aura and vibration. And the vibration of a stone is heavily influenced by the vibration of its color. While the vibration and energy of a stone is not only defined by its color, it will point you in the right direction. In the following I go through the individual colors and describe the general associations and effects of the respective correlating stones and crystals.


  • heart and higher heart chakra

  • unconditional love

  • calming, reassuring, and nurturing

  • alleviating anxiety

  • emotional healing

  • overcoming loss

  • dispelling trauma

  • promoting forgiveness

  • subtly bringing about a resolution

  • bringing to fruition unexpected emotions that have been blocking personal growth

  • ideal for wearing for long periods of time

Associated Crystals: Rose Quartz, Strawberry Quartz, Pink Fluorite, Pink Agate, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite, Pink Tourmaline, Morganite, Pink Chalcedony


  • uniting heart and sacral chakra

  • combining love with action

  • gently energizing

  • ideal for wearing for long periods of time

Associated Crystals: Peach Selenite, Peach Aventurine, Peach Agate, Botswana Agate, Peach Moonstone


  • sacral chakra

  • stimulating creativity and assertiveness

  • energizing and focusing

  • vibrant yet grounding energy that gets things done

  • benefiting the flow of blood, supporting organs and tissues

Associated Crystals: Carnelian, Sunstone, Orange Calcite, Maligano Jasper, Amber


  • root and sacral chakra

  • energizing and initiating action

  • embodying everyday survival skills, safety, and security

  • protective and motivating

  • heightening libido

  • stimulating creativity

  • for short-term use

Associated Crystals: Garnet, Red Chalcedony, Ruby, Red Agate, Rubellite, Fire Agate

Yellow and Gold

  • solar plexus chakra

  • relating to the nervous, immune, and digestive systems, and liver

  • balancing emotions and intellect

  • clearing and focusing

  • reducing seasonal depression, stress, and fear

  • associated with wealth and abundance

Associated Crystals: Golden Healer, Citrine, Lemon Chrysoprase, Yellow Zircon, Rutilated Quartz, Dendritic Agate


  • heart chakra

  • emotional healing and balance

  • relieving anxiety

  • instilling compassion

  • benefiting eyes and improving vision

  • soothing and calming

  • encouraging personal space and growth

  • supporting relationships

  • associated with good luck, wealth, and prosperity

Associated Crystals: Kambaba Jasper, Malachite, Moss Agate, Tree Agate, Green Aventurine, Green Fluorite, Green Tourmaline, Green Amber, Emerald, Epidote, Moldavite, Peridote, Jade, Prehnite, Fuchsite

Green-Blue and Turquoise

  • third eye chakra

  • uniting heart and intuition

  • resonating with higher levels of being

  • stimulating spiritual awareness and metaphysical abilities

  • connecting to cosmic consciousness

  • instilling profound peace and relaxation

Associated Crystals: Quantum Quattro, Amazonite, Turquoise, Ajoite, Apatite, Aquamarine, Chrysocolla


  • throat chakra

  • supporting self-expression, standing up for yourself, and communication

  • traditionally a symbol of chastity

  • counteracting spirits of darkness

  • calming and self-assuring

Associated Crystals: Blue Calcite, Apatite, Celestite, Blue Aventurine, Larimar, Lazulite, Blue Aragonite, Blue Lace Agatge, Blue Chalcedony, Sapphire


  • third eye and soma chakra

  • linking to the highest states of consciousness and the depths of space

  • stimulating intuition and metaphysical abilities

Associated Crystals: Sodalite, Lapis Lazuli, Azurite, Dumortierite

Purple and Lavender

  • crown and higher crown chakra

  • associated with intuition, divinity, imagination, inspiration, and empathy

  • rebalancing out of balance systems of the body

  • stress relieving, calming, and overall healing

  • promoting lucid dreams and clearity

  • resonating with multidimensional realities

  • drawing spiritual energy into the physical plane

  • encouraging service to others

Lavender stones have a higher and finer vibration that links to the highest states of awareness.

Associated Crystals: Amethyst, Lavender Amethyst, Spirit Quartz, Lavender Quartz, Flourite, Lepidolite


  • earth chakra

  • cleansing and purifying energies

  • grounding and protecting

  • absorbing noxious substances

  • inducing stability and centeredness

  • emitting warmth, comfort, and balance

Associated Crystals: Stromatolite, Petrified Wood, Smokey Quartz, Bronzite, Desert Rose, Serpentine, Tiger's Eye


  • absorbing the light

  • strongly protective

  • entrapping negative energies

  • detoxifying and purifying

  • showing hidden potential of any situation

  • grounding and manifesting

Associated Crystals: Shungite, Tourmaline, Black Onyx, Black Obsidian, Apache Tear, Tektite, Hematite

Grey and Silver

  • grounding, protective, deflective

  • dispelling negativity back out into the universe

  • helpful in meditation and cleansing

  • good for overall balancing

Associated Crystals: Pyrite, Grey Moonstone, Smokey Quartz

White and Colorless

  • higher crown chakra

  • carrying the vibration of pure light

  • universal energy stones that amplify all other stones

  • healing and manifesting

  • good for meditation

  • representing clarity and cleansing

  • powerful energizer

  • purifying and healing the biomagnetic sheath

  • radiating energy into the environment, reflecting what is already there

  • linking to the highest realms of being

Associated Crystals: Clear Quartz, Selenite, Satin Spar, Milk Quartz, Herkimer Diamond, Calcite, Howlite, Moonstone, Magnesite

Multicolor and Combinations

  • bringing together the qualities of their components

  • the whole is greater than its parts

  • moving to a higher vibration and becoming more effective

  • grounding and balancing

  • useful as environmental enhancers

Associated Crystals: Unakite, Watermelon Tourmaline, Rainbow Fluorite, Mookaite, Septarian, Auralite 23, Super 7, Ametrine, Snowflake Obsidian, Opal, Labradorite, Que Sera, Tourmaline Quartz


Sources: Judy Hall: The Encyclopedia of Crystals, Crystal Lee: Crystal Healing

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