Galena is a stone of harmony. It brings in balance on all levels while harmonizing the physical, ethereal, and spiritual planes. This stone is grounding, aiding in anchoring and centering. It also helps open your mind to new thoughts, dissolving self-imposed limitations and focusing your thought processes.
According to folklore, Galena has been the subject of various holistic and herbal medicine studies.
This stone is named for the Greek term galene, meaning “iron ore”.
Galena is a type of Sulfide mineral. It is found in the United States, Britain, and Russia. This stone is lead-based and should never be used in crystal elixirs. Keep away from children and animals.
This stone is associated with the root chakra.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
This stone is associated with Capricorn.
Galena is thought to be useful for helping release toxins from the body. It is also known to reduce inflammation and eruptions as well as strengthen hair.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Galena at Crystal Life
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