Grounding ~ Stability ~ Purification

History of Shungite

Shungite is a unique and ancient mineral primarily found in Russia's Karelia region, with a history dating back around 2 billion years. Composed mainly of carbon with fullerenes, Shungite has gained popularity for its healing properties, including detoxification and EMF protection. In the 18th century, Peter the Great established a spa near a Shungite deposit, where people bathed in Shungite-infused water for therapeutic benefits.

Shungite Healing Properties

Spiritual Healing Properties: It is believed to have a strong grounding and protective energy. Many people use Shungite to shield themselves from electromagnetic radiation emitted by electronic devices. It is said to absorb and neutralize these harmful energies, creating a more balanced and harmonious environment. Shungite is also believed to enhance spiritual growth, promote positivity, and protect against negative energies.

Physical Healing Properties: Shungite is said to have a detoxifying and rejuvenating effect on the body. It is believed to help purify water and improve its quality. Some people use Shungite-infused water for drinking or bathing, claiming it can help with skin conditions, allergies, and digestive issues. Additionally, Shungite is believed to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Please check with your medical professional before using internally.

How we use Shungite

Below we have shared some of our favourite ways that us here at Yoga & Oils love to use our Shungite.

Meditation and grounding

  • Use Shungite stones during meditation practices to promote grounding and balance. Holding or placing Shungite stones in your meditation space can create a calming atmosphere.

Energy cleansing

  • Wave Shungite over your body or around your living space to remove negative energy and promote positive energy flow. Some people use Shungite for energy cleansing rituals.

EMF Protection

  • Keep Shungite near electronic devices, such as laptops or cell phones, to help absorb and neutralize electromagnetic radiation.


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With Peace, Clarity and always a touch of Magic,

The Yoga & Oils Team


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