8 Crystals to Strengthen & Cleanse Your Aura

Have you ever wondered exactly what your aura is and how you can protect it? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Auras can be a tricky subject, as not everyone believes in them. Even if you do believe, it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what an aura is and discover how to keep it safe. We’re here to explore the meaning behind the aura, and the best crystals to work with to make sure that your aura is protected from negative, or toxic, external energy. If you’re ready to learn more about this mystery, keep reading!

What Is an Aura?

An aura can be described as a field of electromagnetic energy that surrounds all living creatures. What’s more is that these fields of electromagnetic energy often carry with them a certain shade or hue, and people who are deeply tuned into the mystical world around them can sometimes pick up on these colors.

Even scientists recognize that living beings contain energy, whether or not they agree with the traditional concept of the aura.

Have you ever met someone and felt like you simply vibrated with their spirit on an energetic level? There’s a good chance that the two of you shared a similar aura, that your energy was vibrating on a similar level. We are often drawn towards people with auras that match or complement our own.

Conversely, you may have met people in your life that you just didn’t seem to get along with. Rather than wondering whether or not you’re being overly analytical, or even judgmental, consider that perhaps their aura is simply vibrating on a level that makes you uncomfortable.

Learning to recognize and read the auras of yourself and those around you can make it easier to recognize when connections are not meant to be.

Take our What Color is Your Aura Quiz! 

The Importance of Cleansing Your Aura

Your aura is something to be protected, a part of yourself that you should not ignore or pay little attention to. Your aura is as much a part of yourself as your spirit, your body, your personality, your values. Your aura is part of who you are.

When you aren’t protecting your aura, you’re leaving it open to anyone’s moods or energy. You may feel the negativity of others penetrating your aura on a regular basis if you aren’t keeping it safe.

Have you ever entered a room full of upset or angry people, and found it hard to hold onto your own feelings and emotions? When your aura is unprotected, it can take on the energy of those around it.

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8 Crystals that Will Help You Protect Your Aura

When healing your aura or dealing with any emotional or mental ailment, crystal healing is one of the most effective practices available. Crystals contain a natural energy, and each and every crystal holds a different vibration. Let’s take a look at some of the best crystals to work with when trying to protect the aura.

Clear Quartz

Clear quartz is known as the master healer of the crystal kingdom because it is so effective at healing mental, emotional, and physical ailments.

Working with crystal quartz can effectively clear negative energy, bad thoughts, frustrating emotions, and even physical pains.

Hold on to a piece of clear quartz while meditating for amplified results, and thorough aura healing. Or try placing a piece of clear quartz in a glass of drinking water to create a healing elixir that will soothe your spirit and aura.


A highly spiritual stone, celestite helps you connect to your higher self, allowing you to hear the messages of wisdom flowing from your intuitive center, as well as the Universe surrounding you.

Do you plan on trying to tap into your spiritual self? Hold a piece of celestite in your left hand to help you connect more deeply to your core. Or, try placing celestite near a burning candle to allow the luminous energy to carry and spread the healing, spiritual energy.


Citrine is a crystal that promotes optimism and positivity, making it one of the best crystals to use when protecting your aura.

This crystal helps you dig your heels deep into a foundation of confidence and self-assurance, reminding you that your thoughts and feelings are valid and deserve your attention.

Keep citrine in your left pocket throughout the day to remind yourself to be positive and happy. Citrine will help your aura feel stronger and more protective.


One of the most emotionally healing crystals is amethyst, a stone known for its emotionally stabilizing qualities.

Amethyst helps you deal with any emotional turbulence or overwhelming feelings you may have been facing lately. Once these emotions are properly dealt with, you’re free to move onto bigger and better things, including the protection of your aura.

You might also try placing amethyst near a burning candle to amplify the healing glow.

Golden Tiger’s Eye

Tiger’s eye is a stone known for its protective qualities, especially when it is presented in its golden varieties. This crystal not only provides a protective barrier between yourself and external negativity, it also motivates you to follow your dreams.

Working with golden tiger’s eye can help you find the answers and healing you seek. Wearing tiger’s eye is an effective and easy method to carry this energy with your throughout the day!

Smoky Quartz

Smoky quartz is a healing and grounding stone that helps you root your energy into the Earth.

This is a stone that reminds you of your inherent balance, and understanding and working with it will help you feel more harmonized.

Keep a piece of smoky quartz in your left pocket to remind yourself that you are calm and peaceful. You can also try adding a chunk of smoky quartz to a healing bubble bath for refreshing energy.


One of the most protective stones when it comes to the energetic field is pyrite, a stone that resonates with each chakra of the body.

When you spend time near pyrite, you can bet that not only are your chakras aligning, but your aura is also protected. Carry a piece of pyrite with you to help you make the most of this healing energy.

Keeping this stone with you throughout the day will help you feel more confident.

Rutilated Quartz

As humans, we cannot help but feel disappointment or pressure from time to time. Yet this stone, rutilated quartz, makes you feel more capable, allowing you to recognize the power of your own aura.

If you’ve doubted your abilities lately, meditate with a piece of rutilated quartz to remind you that you are an enigma; a force not to be reckoned with. This crystal will help you feel more powerful in your day-to-day activities.

Caring for Your Aura

When it comes to taking care of your aura, it’s important that you follow your intuition. Your body may know more about what you need than your mind does. Listen to your instincts right now, which are deeply tied to the aura. If there are people in your life that separate you from who you feel belongs in your core, try to spend less time with these people.

Honor who you are. Honor your aura. And protect it whenever you can.

Related article: The Ultimate Guide to Crystal Healing

About The Author

Rhiannon Liselle

Rhiannon Liselle is a nomadic Sagittarius with a passion for writing and trying to help others grow. She’s studied astrology for about 10 years, and has been writing about metaphysical, spiritual, and esoteric subjects for 3 years. Rhiannon lives in the mountains of Colorado, and loves drinking coffee and spending time with her coloring books.
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