Shungite

shungite is a good remedy for coldsShungite was named after the village of Shunga in Karelia (Russia). The black mineral is a form in between amorphous carbon and graphite. It has dull, pitch lustre. The hardness makes up 3.5-4.0, and the density is 1.9 g/cm3. Shungite is only produced in Russia so far.

Healing Properties

In folk medicine, it is believed that due to its black color shungite is a good remedy for colds caused by hypothermia. However, it should be noted that the long-term exposure to the stone can lead to reducing energy of kidneys and lowering blood pressure.

What is used in alternative medicine most often is shungite water. The water flowing through shungite layers has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobic and disinfecting properties. Folk healers recommend schungite water for the treatment of asthma, allergies of various kinds, skin diseases and septic wounds.

The pyramid-shaped talisman is used to protect one's home from the dark forcesMagical Properties

Magical properties of shungite are quite diverse. It would not be right to state that the black stone bears only negative energy. It is used both in white and black magic. Modern practicing magicians use shungite to make amulets which protect from the dark forces. Such an amulet brings peace to its owner. In modern magic, there is a belief that a pyramid made of the mineral can save a person from negative energy of television and computer monitors.

As a talisman, shungite can be used in the form of spheres, pyramids and cubes. It is a stone of young and vigorous people. The sphere-shaped talisman brings its owner good luck in love affairs. The pyramid-shaped talisman is used to protect one’s home from the dark forces and negative energy. The cube-shaped talisman is used to attract good luck in trade-related activities.

In some European countries, sorcerers use shungite for amulets which make their owners lucky in love.

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