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Scientific Evidence That Crystal Healing Works

Marc Hubs, author of "Reflections Of NPD" is a writer/researcher on the mind, science, psychology/psychiatry, metaphysics and consciousness.

Crystals prove useful in science and technology and are also incorporated in energetic healing.

Crystals prove useful in science and technology and are also incorporated in energetic healing.

Science Behind Crystals

Many mainstream scientists and skeptics are quick to dismiss the claim that crystals have any mystical or magical healing properties which can be attributed to them.

In reality, there is plenty of credible research that has been carried out on this topic which they seem to automatically overlook or ignore.

Many people are familiar with claims of crystal healing, scrying, divination and the like, and many of us are familiar with the legend of the crystal skulls—skulls that are said to have information about the mysteries of the universe encoded in them—yet how many of us are familiar with the actual science behind how crystals are allegedly able to store such data in the first place?

Not many, it would seem.

Perhaps the most notable and the most popular out of all the types of crystal that exist is clear quartz, also known as rock crystal.

Quartz is known as the "master healer", due to its alleged capacity to help heal many ailments. It is also believed to be able to retain and store huge amounts of information for future usage.

Quartz Data Storage

If you're already skeptical about the alleged power of quartz crystal, there are a few things you may want to consider, for example, how many of you have a laptop, computer monitor or mobile phone which uses an LCD display?

LCD, of course, stands for liquid crystal display. That's right, crystals are used in the screens of many electronic devices. Although LED (light emitting diode) screens are now becoming more popular, until recently, LCD screens had become the standard model . . . and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

One of the most credible facts supporting the alleged power of quartz crystal is the way that microchips work. Of course, microchips are used in all sorts of modern technologies, from mobile phones and computers to rockets and missiles.

It was the microchip that revolutionized the world of technology, brought us modern computing and also revolutionized space travel (hint, hint).

You may want to ask yourself, how is it that microchips can continue to store data even when there is no electronic power being fed to your device?

For example, you can turn your computer off and take the battery out, but even when you start it back up again, the computer still knows what to do—the information it needs to function is retained within the microchips, even when there is no power source or drive.

It was also announced fairly recently that quartz has the ability to store data for up to three million years!


The answer to this lies in silica dioxide.

Silica Dioxide: Naturally Occurring Element Used in Electronics

Silica dioxide or quartz has been known for thousands of years. It is a constituent of sand and is most often found in nature in the form of quartz. Amazingly, quartz is also found in many living biological organisms.

Silica dioxide is an important component for the functionality of computers and other similar electronic devices. In other words, if quartz crystal didn't have the attributed value of being able to store large amounts of data, then you wouldn't have the technology to be able to read this article.

It's the storage capacity of the quartz crystal contained within your device (computer) that makes it possible for you to be able to view this article in the first place. Without the storage capacity of quartz, you would not be able to do it, and there would be no such thing as computing or other examples of modern technology.

In this respect, you may want to consider how it's allegedly possible to store information within quartz crystal using intent, and how this function is also similarly carried out by computer technology in order to store data . . . and it certainly doesn't end there.

According to Marcel Vogel, this geometric structure causes the flow and accumulation of health-promoting life-force energy in the form of negative ions.

According to Marcel Vogel, this geometric structure causes the flow and accumulation of health-promoting life-force energy in the form of negative ions.

Marcel Vogel Was a Leading Researcher of Luminescence

Marcel Vogel was a research scientist who worked for IBM San Jose Research Center for a total of 27 years. During this period, Marcel Vogel attained 32 patents for his inventions, including a magnetic coating for 24" hard drives, phosphor technology and liquid crystal systems.

Marcel left IBM after 27 years in order to carry out more scientific research on the properties of quartz and went on to attain more than 100 patents after leaving. Marcel's work is not something to be taken lightly, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate for several inventions, innovations and papers documenting his research.

In collaboration with Chicago University's Dr Peter Pringsheim, Marcel Vogel published the much-celebrated Luminescence in Liquids and Solids and Their Practical Application thesis. Based on his extensive research into what could be called ether physics, Marcel went on to develop what is now known as the Vogel-shaped crystal.

Classic pictures of diamonds and crystals, such as the one shown above, show the geometric structure of the Vogel shape. Vogel's research led him to conclude that this geometric structure caused the flow and accumulation of health-promoting life-force energy in the form of negative ions.

This same geometric structure is found naturally all over the world and is, perhaps, most notably associated with the shape of the pyramids. This, of course, ties in with the field of sacred geometry which is beyond the scope of this article, although I will tell you that it ties in with the sacred geometric structure of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life.

Vogel's research into the incredible power of such geometric shapes has been corroborated by many others, such as Dan A. Davidson, who carried out over 35 years' worth of research on shape power and ether physics and who came to similar, if not identical, conclusions. This research was documented in his book, Shape Power.

The crystal is a neutral object whose inner structure exhibits a crystalline state of perfection and balance. When it is precisely cut to the proper geometric form and when the human mind enters into relationship with its structural perfection in the vibration of love, the crystal emits a vibration which extends and amplifies the power and grasp of the user’s mind. Imaged thought intent is amplified.

— Marcel Vogel

Michael Gienger and the Crystal Visions Documentary

Further scientific analysis, observation and corroboration of Marcel Vogel's research into the science of crystals can be found in the video documentary, Crystal Visions. This is a superb documentary, and it is too good for anyone with even a mild interest in the healing power of crystals to miss.

In this documentary, the late Michael Gienger who had studied crystals for over 25 years, and others, first provide a bit of information about the mythology behind crystals before going on to unequivocally prove that crystals do indeed have a healing effect on humans, and most notably on their energy field.

They do this by hooking people up to a computer which uses a software program that measures changes in the subject's energy field in real-time. The demonstration clearly shows changes being made in the auric field (aura) by simply placing a crystal on the back of someone's hand. Of course, this is also relevant to the alleged chakra system used by the human body which can, technically, also be detected and confirmed in the same way.

In the documentary, the researchers describe the topic of how sacred geometry applies to crystals and also touch upon the nature of the human etheric and astral body (energy body), although they don't go too deep into this topic for obvious reasons.

Dr Masaru Emoto Discovers How Energy Influences Geometric Structure

Another credible scientist who carried out plenty of research on crystals and who has also confirmed and corroborated the conclusions of the above researchers is the late Dr Masaru Emoto. Dr Emoto's work has become extremely well-respected in recent times, especially since the latest discoveries in quantum physics.

Dr Emoto, however, didn't carry out research on precious stones or gems but carried out research on the true nature of water crystals. Dr Emoto discovered that snowflakes have a natural geometric structure and that no two snowflakes are the same.

Dr Emoto came to the conclusion that if snow is made from water, then water should also be capable of forming geometric structures, and went on to carry out research on this phenomenon. What Dr Emoto discovered was astounding. He discovered that the vibrations of words, sounds and frequencies had a direct effect on the geometric structure of water crystals.

By playing different types of sounds, it was found that happy, joyous music would have a positive effect on the geometric formation of water crystals whereas sad, depressing or heavy (i.e. low vibration) music would have a negative effect on the formation of the crystals.

The experiments were also carried out by simply labelling jars of water with certain words, such as "love", "peace", "hate" and "war". It was found that the crystal formation of water responded positively to words like "love" and "peace", and responded negatively to words like "hate" and "war", as though the water knew the meaning of those words.

Further experiments were conducted using human thought, prayer and intent, and the very same results were achieved. It was found that human consciousness, prayer and intent had a direct effect on the crystalline makeup of the water molecules.

Scientific Findings Back Crystal Healing

In conclusion, decades worth of scientific research and experimentation into various types of crystals and other natural geometric structures clearly shows that claims of crystal healing and placing intent into crystals such as quartz are much more credible than skeptics would have us believe.

Not only does the evidence show that it is indeed possible to focus intent on quartz crystals and have them retain information and carry out beneficial functions, but it also shows that the same can be done with the water you drink and quite possibly the food you eat, as well as potentially everything else around you.

The real evidence of crystal healing, however, lies in the phenomenon of how their natural geometric shape causes a flow and accumulation of health-promoting negative ions which are already being used in other modern fields of therapy—further giving crystal healing even more scientific credibility.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

© 2017 Marc Hubs


Skeptico on March 30, 2020:

So in summary,

It's on computer screens.

It's in computers.

Some guy who worked at [big name company] was into them.

They have an electric field .. when electrified.

And because vibrating water with a different sound makes different ice patterns .. also ice is a crystal.

I'm sorry these are associations.

The closest thing you've got to evidence here is the kirlian photography bit where a crystal has an electric field.

If you want to convince people of the healing properties of crystals, start by issuing power packs to hook up your crystals to.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on December 27, 2019:

Do the 144 sides maximize the flow of negative ions as suggested by Vogel's work? And what's a phi crystal?

Joe Eigo on December 27, 2019:

I sell 144 sided atlantean phi crystals and use them the same way Atlantean masters did.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on October 01, 2019:

You're completely wrong Michael D'eath. The information in the CPU, for example, is NOT stored on the disk at all. I suggest you go back and learn the basics, you clearly don't know very much about computers or science and yet you think you know better than some of the world's greatest scientists, such as Marcel Vogel. Come on now, use your brain!

Michael D’eath on September 29, 2019:

Data in a computer is not stored in any microchips when it is turned off. It is stored on the disk. I’ve never heard such a load of pseudoscientific bs in my life.

Maurice Glaude from Mobile on July 04, 2019:

Why do you think Vogel believes that crystals need to be cut to a proper shape. Is there really much difference whether they are cut properly for healing?

Aleksandar Djosich on July 01, 2019:

I have a large collection of crystals, but my favorite is 'amethyst.' When worn,this particular crystal protects against negative energies and attracts positive, beneficial energy. I also have a piece of amethyst under my pillow, so that my dreams will be more vivid. This stone is of the quartz family and connects you to higher energies.Each different crystal has a specific frequency that attunes to different purposes in communion with the person holding or using one. :)

Linda on June 28, 2019:

Which crystal to use for healing of sickness?

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on June 25, 2019:

Don't you have any local stores selling precious and semi precious stones? You could always try eBay or Amazon.

Anita king on June 23, 2019:

Where I get a crystal?? I want to buy please let me know

jon on February 15, 2019:

LOVE the referencing.....

Sean on February 11, 2019:

Dr. Masaru is a joke in the scientific world. Most do not even acknowledge him as a Dr. His PhD is from an online university in India that has no online courses or a campus. None of his research is published in even the loosest scientific journals.

Josh on January 19, 2019:

Where’s the peer reviewed scientific research articles?

Patricia J Crockett on January 18, 2019:

I love learning about these magical crystals ✨

Is there a list of the different types?

Wouldn’t it be nice to change the World

brian from uk on December 30, 2018:

i have many different crystals i used to keep in my bedroom but i started suffering from sleep problems till one day somebody said its the crystals you need to take them out of your bedroom so i did within a few days i started sleep better. what the most amazing thing is that the water in our third eye contains tiny crystal clusters in the liquid that flip over when we go into a sleep state

Rebecca on October 12, 2018:

Thank you!!!

I have great passion in crystal cell formations, and have always known water and crystal are natures perfect structures. And are capable of reading many forms of energy very receptive and pure and can duplicate and multiply there present energy and stored. To the point I believe that when a crystal is touching or near damaged cells they have capability to bring the damaged cells frequency back into alignment of the original crystal frequency, equalling perfect cell structure/ perfect cell formation. Hence healing,reprogramming the damaged cells. maybe with energy vibration. I'm so please to have seen your artical. Thank you again

Jason on October 06, 2018:

Thank you for an excellent post on crystal healing,or the analysis of crystals. This is written in such a way as to make the theories easy to understand and very difficult to dispel off hand - which has been done for so long, usually labeling crystal healing as a pseudo science (at best)

I want to thank you for such a great and well balanced article.

Maurice Glaude from Mobile on July 28, 2018:

I'm really glad you put Dr. Emoto and Marcel Vogel here together. I really enjoy their work.

S P Austen from Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada on August 03, 2017:

Very interesting article, Sparkster. I have seen Dr. Emoto speak on the subject of his famous book "The Hidden Messages in Water" and am re-reading that book again.

On the Crystal Skulls, I think that there may be technology missing that goes with it to access their stored information. Think of finding a CD disc from the past but with no machine to play it on.

Keep up the good work, writing entertaining and informative articles.

Best wishes,

Stephen Austen

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on May 29, 2017:

Interesting and informative read about the healing properties of crystals. Never researched about this aspect of crystals, will check it out.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on April 07, 2017:

Wow, that's awesome! I think the closest relevant place to me in the UK is the Blue John crystal mines in Derby... which is miles away. I think my parents took me there as a child but I'm planning on visiting again.

Actually I didn't know there was an organization. I just thought that was a name for the crystals which are being used to heal the Earth. I've seen many people claim this is the only way to truly bring the planet back into good health and harmony... and I agree.

I've also seen people totally against it too who seem to think that negative ETs want to bring the crystals to the surface for nefarious purposes.

Doris James MizBejabbers from Beautiful South on April 06, 2017:

When you refer to "Earth keeper crystals" do you mean generic or to the organization that brought them to public attention? I've had some experience with them and they are legitimate. In fact, I will be attending one of their conferences here in November. Most of these crystals are on private property, and some are so huge they have to be broken up to be removed. In a way I find it a shame to disturb them.

I found a white crystal stone (about a 6 in. cube) in my yard that contained bits of "solution" quartz, which is reputed to have the most healing properties of quartz. There is a large solution quartz mine (inactive) on private property about a mile or two as the crow flies from my house. The owner will put a trespasser in the pokey, so we can't go there.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on April 05, 2017:

I absolutely believe that the Atlanteans did indeed seed huge crystals which would be needed at a time in our future. According to some, important information was retained in these crystals. Seems to tie in perfectly with everything that's going on at the moment. Earth keeper crystals?

Doris James MizBejabbers from Beautiful South on April 05, 2017:

Central to SW Arkansas is an amazing place for crystals. You can dig your own or buy them at the many crystal shops. Arkansas and Brazil are famous for having the biggest amazing crystal deposits on earth. Believe this or take it for a grain of salt, but we are told that the Atlanteans seeded the huge crystals in Ark. and Brazil as part of their crystal farms. Of course, we are already famous for having a diamond mine where a person can go dig to try to find one. If you do, you get to keep it no matter its size or value.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on April 04, 2017:

Wow, that must be an amazing place to live! I would love to live somewhere like that. You're also lucky to get to have personal experience with "Max"! Wow! Yes, those vogel crystals are not that common and the genuine ones can be costly. I see a few about now and again but like you said, there are many fakes. Thanks for reading.

Doris James MizBejabbers from Beautiful South on April 04, 2017:

Sparkster, I wish I could afford a Vogel Phi crystal, Ha! There are a lot of counterfeits on the market, but the real ones are priced out of my range. I guess I’ll just have to be content with the fact that I live atop the largest crystalline strata on earth. My yard abounds with beautiful white crystalline rocks that contain small perfectly clear crystal formations inside. I believe that is what has attracted me to live here. So naturally I have an interest in crystals and also in the crystal skulls. I’ve done a lot of research on the skulls and had a couple of sessions with Max, one of the two skulls proved to be ancient (He’s billed as “the Thirteenth Skull”) and met Max’s handler, Joann Parks. Needless to say, I’m like a kid in a candy shop around crystals. Funny, because I had a little crystal radio when I was a kid, and I was not impressed at all. It didn’t sound worth a hoot. Anyway, I am more into the spiritual side of crystals than the scientific side, and I really enjoyed your article.

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on April 02, 2017:

I'm glad you found it interesting. This is a topic which, if became widely known, could potentially change the entire world around us for the better.

You hit the nail on the head when you said that crystals are like living beings - that's because they ARE living beings! Literally! They are a pure manifestation of primary life-force energy.

Suzie from Carson City on April 02, 2017:

Sparks.....I have read a few short articles on crystals and the powers that many believe they create. I'm very impressed with your extensive work here that certainly covers more than I ever realized about crystals. Interesting, fascinating and you've peaked my curiosity considerably.

I have a close friend who loves crystals and is very into using them in her life. She has a collection of jewelry as well as items she places in her home and even outdoors on her deck.

They are so pretty, especially when light is involved and they glitter and sparkle. It really is almost as if they're ALIVE.

I thoroughly enjoyed this!.....Peace, Paula

Marc Hubs (author) from United Kingdom on April 02, 2017:

Thank you both, glad you enjoyed it. Crystals really are quite remarkable and we wouldn't be here if it wasn't for them! I think there's a lot more truth to those crystal skulls than they're letting on.

Tamara, strange you couldn't add me on FB... although a few weird things have been happening on there lately. I'll try to add you if I can.

Tamara Moore on April 02, 2017:

I love these beautiful stones! I tried to find you on Facebook to Friend you, but link would not go through...

Nadine May from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa on April 02, 2017:

Loved this article and reading more information behind the crystal skulls and the healing powers of Crystals.