Pre fall time. School starts again. Home from holidays or vacations. We want to continue to look and feel our best. Welcome to this issue of Mineral Essence which features the crystal prescription for acne skin care. There are hundreds of healing stones that will be described from the website Each healing stone has its own vibrational power to heal, relieve and help bring our bodies back to balance. All acne has the ability to change how we feel about ourselves. The stones featured in this issue each play a role in healing acne both physically and vibrationally.


1. What is Acne?

2. Healing Acne with Crystal Amethyst.

3. Healing Acne with Stone Idocrase.

4. Crystal Meaning of Chrysoprase and Acne Care.

5. Healing Crystal Moonstone and Hormonal Acne.

6. Healing Stone Rhodonite for Acne Skin Care.

7. Mineral makeup and Acne.

1. What is Acne?

Acne is perhaps the most common chronic skin disease. There are over half a dozen forms of acne. All of them have to do with the inflammatory condition of the sebaceous (that is fat or grease) glands and hair follicles usually found on the face, the neck, chest and shoulders. Acne is characterized by the presence of comedones or blackheads, pimples, small superficial sebaceous cysts and scars. It is closely related to the disturbance in the hormones experienced at puberty and premenopause. It is normally worse before each menstrual period. Healthy energy vibrations can be interrupted due to embarrassment at an age when people tend to be sensitive about personal appearance. The skin, covering the entire body, is a marvellous and intricate mechanism. It serves three main purposes: 1. covers the inner body organs, 2. regulation of body temperature and 3. elimination of cell waste. The extra efforts of the skin to eliminate excess waste result in acne and other forms of skin disease. The skin is directly connected with and intimately bound up with the working of the whole body system. All skin diseases, including acne, are the outcome of malfunctioning of the body as a whole, but all forms of acne have their origin in wrong eating habits. So what vibrations trigger this incorrect eating of a malfunctioning body? Is it the inability to trust life? Lack of faith? Can’t find spirituality or your devotion? Wrong values, ethics or lack of courage? Is it the inability of being able to see the whole picture (makes sense in the hormonal changes area)? These are all issues of the seventh chakra. Acne prone skin responds well to mineral makeup. With all those good vibrations on your face from the minerals of the Earth, would you expect anything else?

2. Healing Acne with Crystal Amethyst

Amethyst is considered to be the Master Healing Stone. It is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It's one of the most spiritual stones, promoting love of the divine, selflessness, & spiritual wisdom. It activates the crown Chakra. It increases a sense of responsibility and self worth. Sleep with it and it facilitates out of body experiences and intuitive dreams. Amethyst aids in headaches, insomnia, alcohol recovery, blood, pain, stress, tension, bruising, injuries, skin, respiratory, intestinal. It cleanses the aura. It balances and connects physical, mental & emotional bodies to the spiritual. Amethyst water is recommended for cleaning the skin as it is effective in treating acne.

3. Healing Acne with Stone Idocrase

Idocrase or Vesuvianite was first discovered on Mount Vesuvius, hence the name. Idocrase is said to be a very energetic stone that can be used to stimulate any of the chakra points. Idocrase can be used in the grounding of excess mental energy and aligning the mind, spirit and body. It is said to aid the user with finding their true calling in life. Physically Idocrase is said to be useful for strengthening tissue. For treating acne vibrational issues, use in one of healing crystal’s four uses.

4. Crystal Meaning of Chrysoprase and Acne Care

Chrysoprase stimulates detoxification and excretion of toxins and thus relieves skin problems. It imparts a sense of being part of the divine whole. It strengthens the workings of insight and the higher consciousness. Helps to make conscious what was unconscious. Said to be the favorite gemstone of Alexander the Great. It encourages hope, joy, clarifying problems, restlessness and protection on sea voyages. Is used to speed the healing of any wound – including acne. It should not be placed on the body, but held over the affected area – especially the liver. Carry in a pocket to help heal. Keep close to your bed at night to speed healing. Chrysoprase is known as a shield or protector from negative energy. Legend says it's also a protector of young animals and children.

5. Healing Crystal Moonstone and Hormonal Acne

Moonstone is a stone of emotional harmony, well being, and good fortune to marriages and love relationships. It is a reflection of the person who owns it. It does not add or detract, it only shows how it is. Helping one to relax, enjoy life, and fully love & appreciate others. It is associated with the heart chakra. It can help one respond calmly , avoid overreaction, feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. Moonstone is also a stone of protection - especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel. It aids the pituitary gland, digestive system, obesity, water retention, and is beneficial to men in opening the emotional self. Moonstone regulates and harmonizes hormones during puberty, menstrual cycles and menopause. It is recommended to wear it as a necklace or bracelet.

6. Healing Stone Rhodonite for Acne Skin Care Rhodonite is a true stone of love, helping to achieve ones greatest potential and teaches us to see both sides of every issue. It can help one have a passionate love that is also grounded. It is a stone of grace and elegance. It decreases anxiety while increasing attention to detail and helps attain calm assurance in all activities. It works beneficially on the heart chakra, opening one to unconditional love and increased service to mankind. Rhodonite can be considered a stone of contrasts. The pinks indicate energy that enhances passionate love. The shiny black indicates grounding energy. Physically, it helps with emphysema, joint inflammation, bone growth, the ears, arthritis, and most especially in wound healing. It actually prevents the formation of scars from pimples and open spots when a flat tumbles stone or slice is placed on the affected area. Wash your face or take a bath (crystal remedy) with rhodonite because the magnesium found in this stone is particularly effective on acne.
7. Mineral makeup and Acne.

Mineral make up is most highly valued for its naturally-derived ingredients. Good mineral make up formulations will contain nothing but minerals extracted and refined from the earth. These ingredients are also cited as being ‘natural’. This is true in that they are not artificial creations, but you should keep in mind that most mineral ingredients are processed to ensure they are safe for skin. Mineral makeup benefits acne due to the minerals magnesium, calcium (found in mica), iron and silica.

You will feel uplifted and healthy when you wear minerals on your face because they are more than band-aids. Your skin will be so clear! Just imagine how you will feel ...

These are some hidden qualities found in the minerals of Earth that you wear on your face!

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