Types of crystals that are believed by some to have healing properties are jade, kyanite, aquamarine and lepidolite. Additional examples include opal, topaz, bloodstone and smoky quartz.
Jade, kyanite, aquamarine and lepidolite are considered to be helpful for balancing the chakras, or main energy points in the body. Opal and topaz are believed to have energizing effects and are helpful for when a person is feeling fatigued. Bloodstone and smoky quartz are considered to be grounding stones. This type of stone helps some people stabilize their energy and avoid getting lost. Healing crystals are also used for manifesting, meditation and as a form of protection.