Published May 2018 • Updated July 2022 • Read Time: 7 minutes
Shungite is an unusual form of carbon, the same substance that forms Graphite, the soft lead in pencils, and Diamonds, the hardest substance on Earth. Shungite is closer to Graphite, it is a very soft and crumbles easily. In its purest form, known as Noble Shungite, it is bright silver. In its less-pure form, it is a black, lightweight mineral similar to Jet. The healing crystal industry often veers into pseudoscience when trying to explain how crystals healing. This issue is not a problem for Shungite! It has a scientifically-proven anti-bacterial property. Metaphysically, it helps to clear up negative energy in our surrounds as well as any negative trapped inside us.