A soft and delicate mineral that is used to effortlessly clear unwanted energy, Selenite is an excellent choice when using stones for purification, renewal, & clarity. It’s parallel structure and clearing properties make it a very useful choice in body layouts, particularly when working with removing blockages, easing pain, healing the spine, and any sort of detoxification process. Placed under the pillow it can be used to relieve insomnia, inspiring calm, organized thoughts, while releasing anxiety & promoting peaceful rest. Soothing in the extreme, Selenite is a good choice for general stress relief and creating a calm atmosphere in any environment.
Selenite has the ability to clear the energy of other stones, and a large flat piece of Selenite can be used as a “charging plate” for other crystals. It’s available in many shapes and sizes, and often as large rough cut wands. The wands are great for redirecting energy, especially in crystal grids and body layouts. Large flat pieces placed directly on the skin are great for releasing unwanted tension/illness from the body while bringing a sense of soothing relief, purity, and clarity to the mind.
It’s a great stone to use for clearing the energy of a new house, especially after burning sage. Selenite can be placed in the corners of a new home or the bedroom with the intention of keeping the space pure and refreshed. It’s ability to draw away toxic energy is easy to notice when just holding the stone in the palm of your hand, therefore it can be a helpful aid for anyone beginning to work with crystals or who would like to enhance their ability to perceive the energetic properties of stones in general.
Selenite is also helpful for past-life healing, as it helps to illuminate the patterns carried over from many lifetimes. Feel free to experiment with your own techniques, and remember that your own intuition is your most powerful ally when choosing and working with crystals.