Top 5 Benefits of Selenite

Updated on October 17, 2019
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Anne is a writer and teacher. She also has an interest in crystals and has done extensive research on the subject.

Selenite is named after the Greek Goddess Selene, and its uses reflect change and energy similar to the phases of the moon. This makes it a unique crystal with lots of practical applications.
Selenite is named after the Greek Goddess Selene, and its uses reflect change and energy similar to the phases of the moon. This makes it a unique crystal with lots of practical applications. | Source

Selenite Is A Moon Crystal

Selenite is a transparent or white crystal named after Selene, the Greek goddess of the moon. The crystal is made up of sheets of soft rock that are the product of evaporation of saltwater lakes and seas. Selenite is a form of gypsum, which is most known to be used as Plaster of Paris for casting and sculpting. In addition to these uses, selenite is also a powerful healing crystal. Working with chakras, meditation, and divination, this crystal has the power to bring very positive energy to those that use it.

1. Energy Shifting

Because Selenite is associated with the moon and the moon goes through phases or changes, selenite has been known to affect shifts in energies. This means that the crystal can help get rid of negativity and shift or change the energy of the atmosphere around it, which makes it ideal for this purpose.

2. Relaxation

In addition, because this crystal is associated with the crown and sacral chakras, it is also useful as a crystal for relaxation and easing tension within the body. This would be an ideal crystal to meditate with as it will bring you to a calmer state of being and help relieve muscle tension during the meditation process.

A Meditation Crystal

"This would be an ideal crystal to meditate with as it will bring you to a calmer state of being and help relieve muscle tension during the meditation process."

Selenite is made up of built up sheets of rock formed from saltwater lakes and seas.
Selenite is made up of built up sheets of rock formed from saltwater lakes and seas.

3. Spiritual Energy

Being associated with an ancient Greek goddess, this stone also carries a spiritual energy. It can help with insight. As stated previously, this makes it an ideal crystal to try when meditating because it not only will be helping with relaxation techniques during meditation, but it will also help bring forth insight during a meditation session.

Great for Projects

"If you have a project you are working on and need inspiration or insight, this is a crystal that you would want to have around your office or somewhere close by when you are working."

4. Creativity

As well as bringing on spiritual energy and insight, selenite can be useful to bring out creativity. If you have a project you are working on and need inspiration or insight, this is a crystal that you would want to have around your office or somewhere close by when you are working. Reflect on the energy of the crystal and use that to help inspire you in your creative endeavors.

Selenite is a form of gypsum, which has been known to be used for sculpting, and is especially known to be present in Plaster of Paris, a common clay that artists use for sculpting today.
Selenite is a form of gypsum, which has been known to be used for sculpting, and is especially known to be present in Plaster of Paris, a common clay that artists use for sculpting today.

Insight and Advice in Life

"Usually when this crystal appears in a reading, it is expressing that an unstable situation requires some kind of change."

5. Divination

Selenite is also commonly used in divination techniques to offer suggestions. Usually when this crystal appears in a reading, it is expressing that an unstable situation requires some kind of change. So in a reading, it is important to heed the advice and work on how you can make changes in your life and create a more stable situation for yourself.

Multi-Purpose Crystal

Selenite is a wonderfully unique crystal with many benefits. From bringing positive energy to helping relax the body and relieve tension, selenite is a good crystal to have around. Especially if you are under a lot of stress in your life, this crystal could help relax you, help you find clarity in situations, and help you creatively learn how to make positive changes in your life. This is truly a crystal of positivity and enlightenment in this way. How you choose to use this information is up to you, but there is no wrong way to start making positive changes today. All it takes is a little meditation and help from this amazing crystal.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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