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What is Selenite and how do I use it?

close up of selenite crystal

Named after the Greek Moon Goddess, Selene, this gypsum crystal is most associated with the crown chakra and high vibrations. It’s known for clearing heavy or stagnant energies, letting in new joyous and happy energies.

Nowadays, Selenite is a popular stone in crystal healing and energy work. It is said to have a powerful energy that helps to clear the mind and promote peace and tranquility. Some people consider Selenite as "stone of the spirit" or "stone of the light" or use it to charge other crystals and to create grids to enhance positive energy. 


selenite and other crystals being charged

Selenite is said to be effective in promoting healing on a physical level. It is said to help bring to balance the emotions, reduce stress and promote feelings of calm and well-being. Rejuvenation and healing is the name of the game when it comes to selenite. As a tool for divination, selenite can help to reveal hidden truths and to access deeper levels of insight and intuition.

It is also said to have a power to help the individual in connecting with spirit guides, angels and other higher realms, it could assist in the process of inner exploration and self-discovery. 


selenite and amethyst with palo santo for cleansing

Keep in mind that crystals are not a substitute for medical treatment or therapy. Always consult a licensed healthcare professional for medical advice. And always use your own intuition when it comes to crystal healing, as working with crystals is a deeply personal thing, but it's always best to approach things with an open mind and an accepting heart.