Gemstone and crystal therapy assume oneness of body, mind and soul. They regard the energetic body as the gateway through which the re-experience of wholeness can be stimulated, using gemstones and crystals. Through their proximity, imbalances in the energetic body are therefore possibly capable of being rebalanced. Both in the Eastern as well as in the Western medicinal research history, much reliable findings are available on the use of (gem)stones to facilitate self-healing processes. Even today, gemstones and crystals are often used to stimulate the rebalancing of energy with physical symptoms.
The active mechanism of gemstones and crystals can only be described in a satisfactory way on the energetic level. Traditionally, their energies are strongly linked to the seven chakras or energy centers. Each of these chakras has its own optimal frequency. Illness symptoms are regarded as blocks in the frequencies of the chakras. As each gemstone (with its own crystal structure and minerals) radiates its own frequency, such knowledge can be used to rebalance certain chakras. The color of the gemstones is of noted importance. According to the principle of “like cures equal” the colors of gemstones are matched to the (well-known) colors of the chakra’s, and sometimes also to the colors of physical body parts.