Shungite meaning and healing properties | what is shungite?

Introduction to Shungite

Shungite is a rare grey-black stone composed mostly of pure carbon. Shungite is believed to be about 2 billion years old. Shungite is found in Shunga Village in Karelia, Russia. It has potent antioxidants due to it being one the only carbon stones containing natural fullerenes. Shungite is commonly used for EMF protection, healing and chakra healing. There are a few types of shungite. The first is rare, Elite shungite. It is silver-grey ish and resembles obsidian. It is the most expensive and purest of shungite. The second type is more common, regular black shungite.This is the kind of shungite we have on our shop. Third, Petrovsky shungite, which contains from 70 to 80 percent of carbon. Shungite Meaning. Shungite is linked with the root chakra aka the Muladhara Chakra.  Your root chakra is associated with earth, nature, and grounding. The spiritual meaning of shungite is as a neutralizer, a balancing of your body and spirit. Shungite is a stone for those who wish to feel more balance in their feminine and masculine and energies. 

EMF Protection

Our modern world is full of invisible waves of radiation. Cell phone towers, wifi boxes, TVs, the list goes on. These emit harmful frequencies that we cannot see. Our body absorbs these like radiation, and they have the power to weaken our immune system, cause cancers, and destroy our cells. As convent as it is to have the world at our fingertip, they are not  the best for our human bodies. Shungite acts as a neutralizer for these waves. Shungite contains fullerness, this is important because it attracts, absorbs, and neutralizes negative energy. This protects other carbon lifeforms, such as us humans. This is apart of the reason shungite acts great to protect against emf protection. This can be proven with an emf reader, which shows how it absorbs radiation. Since shungite attracts energy so well, it should be cleansed and charged regularly.


Healing Properties

Shungite is incredibly powerful for emotional, energetic mental and spiritual purification. This stone is used for balancing your root chakra. This helps with grounding and stabilization. A good indication you need a root chakra cleanse is when you often feel fearful or unsafe. The protective energy of this stone helps to neutralize negative energy  in and around you. Since shungite is high in carbon content and is antioxidant rich, it is used as a detoxifier, helping you to remove all toxic energy within you. Shungite can also be used to purify your water and filter it.

How to use you shungite

Place larger pieces of shungite near electronics you are around frequently, such as laptops, microwaves, or wifi routers. Shungite jewelry can also be worn for when you are on the go. Carry a tumble stone in your pocket if you prefer, or use them in your water for purification.

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How to test the authenticity of your shungite

Shungite is electro-conductive, meaning it conducts electricity. A very simply way is to use a stone on your phone and it will work the same as a finger, this works best with small tumble stones. Another way is to use a flashlight or a multimeter. here is a video showing you how to use a backless flashlight or multimeter on your shungite.

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