Shungite stone is a very positive stone, and one that is beneficial to a healthy life. It is the only known natural material known to contain fullerenes, which are powerful anti-oxidants.
Fullerenes Shungite can be magnetic, act as superconductors or absorb light making it a powerful grounder, cleanser, transformer and powerful healing crystal.
Shungite is a powerful protective stone. Shungite will help anyone who wishes to do magical and mystical practices, as its deep energy brings ancient spirits into the process in a protective role. It is said to aid those who read the future. It is said to infuse the auric field with light... and it allows only positive and beneficial energy to reach you. Its also provides psychic protection.
Shungite is considered an excellent source of protection from harmful electromagnetic radiation from computers, microwave ovens, TV sets, mobile phones, etc.
This mineral is hailed as containing a healing power incomparable to any other. Shungite purifies, protects, normalizes, induces recovery and promotes growth in living organisms. Healers use shungite to alleviate a wide variety of physical complaints such as heart difficulty, allergies, skin diseases, arthritis, hair and skin rejuvenation.
Shungite is sometimes called the "Stone of Life" due to it's healing and antibacterial properties. This crystal has active metaphysical properties with strong healing powers. Shungite makes a powerful gem elixir. The fullerenes in this stone will cleanse water then infuse it with a potent healing vibration. Many people use shungite by placing it in some water to purify and charge the water with cleansing energy. The elixir is thought to be beneficial for impotence, anemia, allergies, asthma, gastritis, dyspepsia, kidney diseases, liver diseases, diabetes, gall-bladder problems, immune system deterioration, pancreas diseases, common colds, cardiovascular diseases, cholecystitis, and chronic fatigue. Shungite elixir is also thought to be beneficial for hair and skin, and to have anti-bacterial capabilities. Just having a piece of Shungite on your person is said to be generally health boosting and protective from disease.
Shungite is very old... ancient in fact... said to be around 2 billion years old. It's appearance reminds one of coal, it is found in very ancient layers of the Earth's crust that were formed before life forms existed on Earth. This is a rare stone, and has been found only in the Karelia area in Russia. It is not new to people of the region, as Czar Peter was known to have come to the region to use water that had been infused with this mineral. This black stone has been in use for a very long time in Russia where they have been documenting these qualities. Since this stone was discovered in Russia in the 1700's, they have been recording amazing results from its use.
Combine shungite with aventurine, apophyllite and fuchsite to aid with healing skin conditions and allergies. For spiritual grounding combine shungite with black tourmaline, jet, black obsidian or fire agate.
associated with the base chakra
approx size .75 to 1.25 inch