So you want to know ALL the things regarding Crystals and these elixirs/tinctures/essences?! Yes, I had to backslash all the different names for the liquid crystals, they all are relevant and actually aren’t all the same, but close. Let’s get started first with a few definitions. I know, not the most exciting part, but we’ll get to that soon, and it’s good to get some facts straight.
Elixir by definition is “a magical or medicinal potion“. Sounds pretty fun and interesting, right? And we actually really do believe this a great way to depict our ‘gem juice’ (I’ve heard someone refer to our product as such! LOL) But I like to add some science to every thing we offer, so this is why we didn’t choose this as our product description. After all, not every one believes in “Magical” things.
Next description is Essence. Oh the essence of life can be light and breezy, gay all day or heavy and dreary, down right dragging your feet. It switches from day to day for some of us, doesn’t it?! Anyway, the definition of Essence is as follows: “The intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, that determines its character.” or “an extract or concentrate obtained from a particular plant or other matter and used for flavoring or scent.” While this does seem to fit the bill for the hows and what’s of what we create here with Enlightened Remedies, our aim isn’t for the flavor or scent?! So this led me to investigate a little further into how to ultimately ‘label’ what IT is that we are providing…
~ Tinctures ~
“A medicine made by dissolving a drug in alcohol. A slight trace of something. To be tinged, flavored, or imbued with a slight amount of.”
“Taking Crystal tinctures by mouth helps to entrain on a cellular level with the energy of that particular stone”
This resonated with me more so than the other two definitions. The key word that stuck out to me was ‘imbue‘ or “to inspire or permeate with a feeling or quality“. Although there are no Crystals actually being “dissolved” into the liquid base, I do consider Crystals to be one of natures drugs. What you will find is that the Crystals energy has been ENTRAINED ENTIRELY into the liquid base, permeating it, leaving the quality of energy/vibration behind even after the brewing process is complete. When bottled for retail, we take what is called “The Mother Batch” and add it to the other components that keep it fresh, actually creating a concentrate. And each crystal coincidently (or is it?!) leaves a unique signature “flavor” change to the base solution, which is the same solution, every time! Ultimately what you receive is the essence of the particular crystal magnified! Pretty amazing stuff.
~A quick fun fact about Crystal Tinctures is that every drop you remove from the bottle actually not only concentrates the remaining product in the bottle even further, it also fully entrains what ever you are dropping that dropper full of goodness in IT’S entirety as well. So, say your adding a drop into some water, that whole glass or pitcher of water is now fully engulfed by Crystal energy, since water itself is a magnifier! Imagine what its doing on a cellular level in your body?! Taking Crystal tinctures by mouth helps to entrain on a cellular level with the energy of that particular stone. Yep, you read that right, this is why I recommend not only wearing crystals, meditating with crystals, putting them in your pocket, or what have you, but now you can eat them, drink them, cook with them, put them in your coffee! Put THAT in your cup and drink it. Ha! It really is some seriously AMAZING stuff, are you with me?!
Ok, back on track, I got a little excited for a minute. As you can tell I’m very passionate about this science. So, now that we’ve cleared up the definitions and a little bit about the hows, and the whys, let me elaborate on those a little more, and then some.
WHO: The Crystals, if you do not know already, have a signature frequency solely unique to each stone individually, much like us. Yet they vibrate, or have the Dominant Oscillator Rate, or DOR – MEANING they hold a more constant high vibe than we do, and consistently. Since they don’t have feelings like we do, and are not as porous as we are, they stay in their signature vibration all the time. There are a few ways they can be knocked out of this DOR but I share about this in my crystals class. (I’ll be getting this info online asap so you may learn more for yourself, if you’re local, check out the event on Facebook here! Class admission available here). Just know that they generally the stronger, higher vibrational energy, they are our allies, and are a wonderful way to heal and raise our vibrations.
WHAT: A little recap from above, tinctures are the liquid form of a Crystals energy. I am not going to hash this out too much more since I feel like I shared this in the definition and explanation above. If you don’t understand it yet, no worries, I’d love to help you. Please feel free to ask me any questions or to elaborate by leaving a comment below. 😉
WHERE: This question I am going to aim toward “where” would one place this tincture. And the answer to that is just about anywhere you would like to entrain that energy into. This could be your mouth, which will help to entrain your cells, or it could be on your body if there is a particular spot that you are working to heal, like bruise or a sore spot or achy muscles. (I do want to forewarn you that part of the ingredients are indeed alcohol, which is for preservation, so it may sting to put on scrapes or lacerations, it may have a cleansing effect, but I don’t usually recommend this on an open wound. Placing the actually stone on the cut after bandaging may be better.) You could add the Crystal tincture as an addition to massage oils, to your bath, lotion, hair products, or oil diffuser! Spread that energy through the air you breath! Yeah, baby. And of course there is your water and food which I mentioned earlier.
WHEN: This, I think also can go without too much discussion since ANY time is a good time for some Crystal vibes. But particularly when one is setting intention, creating sacred space, before meditation, after meals, before bedtime, right when you wake up, when you’re working or studying, reading, journaling…seriously, ANY TIME. If you have a particular goal in mind or outcome you are seeking then some 1 on 1 dialoging would be necessary for me to steer you in the direction of the right Crystal tincture as well as how to utilize it for your unique purpose. You can always shoot me a message here.
WHY: Now we get to the close of our chat around all the things crystal tinctures and we have arrived at the why’s, oh the why’s! LOL Well, the whys honestly, are going to be YOUR why. Why are you seeking crystal medicine? What are you looking to resolve in a holistic way that western medicine or some other route has let you down, or brought you to this place of searching for alternatives? Maybe you are looking to supplement a regimen set by your doctor? Id also like to ask, why not?! We have an abundance of natural resources that are truly safer, cheaper and more effective with out the harsh side effects of harmful chemicals wreaking havoc on our internal organs. And besides, most of the pharmaceuticals available to us only cover up the symptoms instead of getting to the root cause and healing the underlying – but very crucial – root of the issue. You can always supplement with this option along with your prescriptions if necessary and I definitely recommend checking in with your doctor before starting a new regimen. Natural supplements can and have been known to cut the healing process time significantly and isn’t that just wonderful? Give it a try! The other part of your ‘why’ might be “why can’t I just drop the stone in my own water and drink it?” And the answer to that is you can…very simple. But! Not all stones are safe to do this with. Some are actually very harmful or even poisonous! Check out our toxic crystals list. If you really want to try this on your own I highly recommend to please, PLEASE be careful not to just place any crystal you want in water and drink it…it really could hurt you. We take extra cautious steps to ensure that the toxic Crystals we make tinctures out of do not transfer into the tinctures themselves, only the energy is entrained. Does this spark your curiosity? Take a look at all the Crystal Tinctures we offer here! We have over 90 to choose from! And again, any questions? PM me, babes. <3
Last I want to share that although these 3 words have similar meaning, they have a few specific differences. Nothing so drastic as to gasp when someone uses the “wrong term” but, well, you get the point… And, of course, we can use them interchangeably since they all do share the important resemblances. I know I do sometimes, so lets just say we all now know what we are talking about. LOL And if you are searching on our website, they are listed under “Tinctures”.
THANK YOU so much for stopping by and for all of the questions I have received from you guys regarding crystals and how to use them. It REALLY makes my day to be able to be of service in this way. When you show up with the questions, I get to show up with the answer. But I always want to encourage you to find out more for yourself! Take what resonates with you and leave what doesn’t. And I am always here to help any way that I can. 🙂
I’d love to hear about your who, what, where, when and why! Share with us below in the comments!
Again, if you would like to see our Toxic Crystal and Stone List Click this link.
With So Much ‘Crystal Infused’ Love,
Katie Wise Wallen ACM/RMT