Crystal Power, Crystal Healing: The Complete Handbook

Crystal Power, Crystal Healing: The Complete Handbook

by Michael Gienger

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Overview

A comprehensive examination of the science, structure and power of the healing properties of crystals.

This unique book examines the basic principles underpinning the fascinating art of crystal healing. Presented in a simple, easy-to-read style, it is a classic, key piece of writing for anyone seeking to unlock the powerful healing properties of more than 120 crystals.


The result of twelve years' research and personal study, author Michael Gienger presents here an exhaustative examination of the therapeutic and healing properties of crystals for all our spiritual, mental and physical needs. Containing a wealth of stunning colour photography and detailed descriptions of crystals and their application, this ground-breaking work provides the first ever comprehensive survey of the art of crystal healing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788402088
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 770,619
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 18 Years

About the Author

The late Michael Gienger studied crystal healing for more than 30 years. The author of numerous publications, he has gained a worldwide reputation as an expert on crystal healing.

Table of Contents

Foreword 10

Part 1 The world of rocks and stone

1.1 The origins of minerals 17

The Earth's boiling interior 17

The formation of igneous rocks and minerals 18

The formation of sedimentary rocks and minerals 24

The formation of metamorphic rocks and minerals 28

The cycle of rock formation 32

The relationship between mineral origin and crystal healing 33

The healing properties of igneous rocks and primary minerals 35

The healing properties of sedimentary rocks and secondary minerals 36

The healing properties of metamorphic rocks and tertiary minerals 38

The application of the formation principle to healing 39

1.2 Crystals 42

The discovery of crystals 42

The crystal systems 47

Discovering the connections between crystalline structures and lifestyles 50

How crystal structures can affect us 83

How to heal with crystal structures 86

1.3 Mineral-forming elements 88

The chemistry of minerals 88

The structure of matter 89

The properties of mineral-forming elements 96

The principles of the effects that mineral-forming elements have on us 109

The healing properties of mineral-forming elements 112

How to use mineral-forming elements 127

1.4 The colour of minerals 129

Colour and light 130

How mineral colours are formed 135

The effects of mineral colours 138

Colour healing with minerals 144

Part 2 The art of healing with crystals

2.1 The phenomenon of light 147

2.2 The analytical art of healing with crystals 151

2.3 The intuitive art of healing with crystals 184

2.4 Practical applications 200

The 'right' crystal 201

Variations and possibilities 202

Practical applications 206

Cleansing and care 214

Healing crystals as aids 217

Part 3 Healing crystals

3.1 The healing properties of precious stones 219

Actinolite 225

Agate 222

Alexandrite 226

Amazonite 228

Amber 254

Amethyst 229

Ametrine 232

Amphibolite 234

Antimonite 235

Apatite 236

Apophyllite 238

Aquamarine 240

Aragonite 242

Aventurine quartz, green 244

Azurite 245

Azurite-malachite 246

Barite 248

Beryl (bixbite, golden beryl, goshenite and heliodor) 256

Biotite lenses 258

Bronzite 260

Budstone 261

Calcite 262

Calcoolite 322

Carnelian 324

Chalcedony, blue 264

Chalcedony, copper 268

Chalcedony, dendritic 267

Chalcedony, pink 269

Chalcedony, red 270

Chalcopyrite 272

Charoite 274

Chiastolite 275

Chrysoberyl 276

Chrysocolla 278

Chrysoprase 280

Citrine 283

Diamond 284

Dioptase 287

Disthene (kyanite) 288

Dolomite 290

Dumortierite 292

Emerald 400

Epidote 293

Falcon's eye 296

Fluorite 298

Fossilized wood 428

Garnet 304

Halite 310

Heliotrope 314

Hematite 312

Jadeite 316

Jasper 318

Jet 302

Kunzite 325

Labradorite 326

Lapis lazuli 328

Larimar 330

Lepidolite 332

Magnesite 333

Malachite 334

Marble 338

Metarhyolite (leopard stone, rainforest stone) 339

Moldavite 340

Mookaite 343

Moonstone 342

Morganite 347

Moss agate, green 344

Moss agate, pink 346

Nephrite 348

Obsidian 350

Ocean chalcedony 368

Olivine (peridot, chrysolite) 354

Onyx 356

Onyx marble 358

Opal, noble 360

Opal, chrysopal 362

Opal, fire opal 364

Opal, green 365

Opal, pink 366

Pietersite 370

Pop rocks 372

Prase 373

Prehnite 374

Purpurite 376

Pyrite 378

Rhodochrosite 382

Rhodonite 384

Rock crystal 252

Rose quartz 386

Ruby 389

Rutilated quartz 388

Sapphire 390

Sardonyx 392

Schalenblende 394

Seraphinite (clinochlore) 397

Serpentine 398

Shungite (black coal) 396

Smoky quartz 380

Sodalite 402

Sugilite 405

Sunstone 404

Tektite 406

Thulite 408

Tiger iron 410

Tiger's eye 409

Topaz (gold, imperial, pink) 412

Tourmaline (blue, dravite and uvite, green, paraiba, polychrome, red, schorl, watermelon) 416

Tourmaline quartz 425

Tree agate 250

Turquoise 414

Variscite 426

Zircon 429

Zoisite 430

Appendices

Therapeutic index 432

Author 444

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