Healing Properties of Galena
Spiritual: Galena inspires self-transformation and harmony. It is a grounding stone for spiritual work, as well as a centering stone that can bring our body and spirit into proper alignment. Galena shows us how we can make practical changes in our everyday life so that we are in better congruence with our most cherished spiritual beliefs. Galena awakens us to our spiritual life and supports on the long winding path. It helps us to gradually move from the novice to the master. Galena helps us to make peace with the parts of ourselves that make us uncomfortable and shows us how we can heal and integrate these shadow sides. Galena’s energy is fantastic in grids meant to heal our Mother Earth and is also useful for protection from harmful environmental energies, such as EMF. It is also one of the very best stones to work with when studying alchemy in any form. It is attuned to the Root Chakra and linked to the astrological sign of Capricorn. It is connected to the Element of Earth and vibrates to the Master Number 22.
Emotional: Galena reduces emotional over-reactions and helps us behave more sensibly. It is a strong protector for anyone who tends to get overwhelmed by negative energies. Galena provides us with strength, courage and fortitude so that we can face difficult things head on. Galena invites us to take more personal responsibility for ourselves and to be wary of anyone who tries to dictate what we should think or how we should feel. Galena reminds us that we have a good mind and a good heart, capable of drawing its own conclusions. Galena helps us to be more comfortable with complexity and more willing to ask questions. It is an excellent ally when we want to do deep personal work, exploring our baggage and issues. Galena helps us to figure out whether or not our “stories” about ourselves, our past and others, are actually true. If they aren’t true, Galena helps us to release those outdated lies with ease. Galena helps us to reclaim our true power and to prioritize our own self-care.
Mental: Galena inspires a great love for Truth and is an exceptionally practical and grounding stone. It encourages logical, holistic and scientific modes of thinking. It teaches us to take our beliefs and assumptions as a starting point, rather than an end point. It pushes us to think critically, to actively experiment and to make conclusions based on good evidence. Galena reminds us that each conclusion is in fact a new starting point, and we should always be striving for greater understanding. Galena encourages us to have “flexible ideas” rather than “firm beliefs” and to remember that ideas can and should evolve as new information becomes available. Galena dissolves limiting assumptions and helps to open the mind to intriguing possibilities. It is an excellent talisman for all types of scientists and engineers, as well as healers ranging from modern doctors to traditional herbalists.
Physical: Galena is used by metaphysical healers to reduce inflammation, protect against infection, and heal skin disorders It is said to stimulate the circulatory system and keep veins clear and open. It is believed to increase vitamin absorption, encourage healthy hair growth and also to improve our sense of smell. Galena is recommended for cancer patients who are being treated with chemotherapy, as it is said to reduce the negative effects of radiation. It is also recommended for anyone undergoing a physical de-tox or recovering from an addiction.
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