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What Crystals Do You Sleep With Under Your Pillow?

Sleeping with crystals under your pillow can help steer your subconscious actions in a positive direction to bring calm, soothing vibes to your bed so that you wake up ready to conquer any adventure ahead.

Some of the best crystals to sleep with under your pillow actually emit even stronger frequencies in the night when left to do their energetic work while you sleep.

This energy can work to bring physical relief to pain in your body. It can also cleanse the mind of confusion and bring clarity of thought and are useful to induce dreams that can provide spiritual messages to help guide you in your life purpose while you are awake.

Choosing the right crystals for you:

Start by connecting with crystals that you intuitively feel drawn to.

Hold your crystal(s) and meditate for a minute on how you want your body and mind to feel while going to sleep. Send an intention into your stones.

Place your crystals gently under your pillow and when you wake up in the morning, acknowledge the work of your crystals, thanking them for helping you achieve rest and peace.

What crystal should you use?

We recommend using small, tumbled stones at first, but wands and other shapes may also be used.


Amethyst’s properties offer calm, balancing vibrations that soothe stress and anxiety to allow you to get to sleep.

Then, as you rest, Amethyst activates your intuition and amplifies your spiritual awareness so that you can receive information as you sleep. When you wake up, you're likely to feel more motivated to take on your spiritual calling.

Amethyst is also known to bring physical relief and muscle relaxation that releases pain and headaches, and it helps deter nightmares.


Fluorite brings mental clarity, cleansing the mind of negative, distracting thoughts that can keep you awake at night. During the night, it works to detoxify and restore your positive aura.

Sleeping with crystals under your pillow can invite amazingly lucid dreams. Fluorite has strong frequencies that can help you enter into deep sleep faster so that you can access these dreams and begin manifesting ideas to implement in your life.

Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz works wonders during sleep. It's an incredibly cleansing stone because it has no mineral inclusions (hence its completely clear color) and is considered pure.

This purity helps clear a space for divine consciousness and understanding to appear while you sleep.

Clear Quartz also works with the properties of other crystals and amplifies their power. Thus, you should use Clear Quartz carefully in partnership with other crystals while you sleep so that you don’t become overwhelmed by their energy.

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz especially vibrates positive frequencies that release stress that hinders sleep.

Smoky Quartz placed under the pillow emits grounding, relaxing energy, and it works to ease you into nourishing, rejuvenating sleep.

Rose Quartz

Known as "The Heart Stone," Rose Quartz brings love and peace while you sleep. These feelings work to heal emotional turmoil and manifest tranquility over worries and doubts.

If you share a bed with an intimate partner, then sleeping with crystals under your pillow can resonate good energy to them as well. Rose Quartz can help strengthen your intimate bond and improve the way you interact with and approach the relationship.


With its abundance of lithium, Lepidolite protects against an overabundance of electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs), a common culprit against sleep in our bedrooms from mobile phones and other screens. 

While it helps to block EMFs, it enhances our ability to communicate with spirit guides through dreams and positive visions. 


When sleeping with crystals under your pillow, don’t be surprised if you fall into deep REM. Howlite can work wonders to calm the stress and anxiety that keeps you awake and help you understand things from a place of deeper consciousness. 

By relaxing and slowing your mind, Howlite opens pathways to subconscious discovery through our dreams.

Black Tourmaline

One of my favourites to wear during the day and to place under my pillow is Black Tourmaline. Like Lepidolite it balances electromagnetic frequencies that you bring into your room with electronic devices.

However it does a lot more too. During sleep, your mental and emotional defenses are often relaxed, which can allow some pretty dangerous negative thoughts and feelings to flood in. Black Tourmaline works to block this negativity and release any negativity you’re holding onto from the day.

Black Tourmaline also works to purify all the chakras and your general aura while you sleep. It eases you into REM quickly so it can set to work on your frequency. 


Is another favourite of mine. I have a wand next to my bed every night. The great thing with is Selenite that it radiates light energy, which brings calm over your senses. It’s like a reset for your entire system, realigning the chakras, cleansing your aura, and purifying your thoughts and emotions. 

An important aspect of sleeping with crystals under your pillow is that you schedule time to cleanse them. These crystals absorb a lot of energy and dreams in the hours we sleep, and a build up of all of that will gradually weaken them, making them less potent for your sleep goals.

How to cleanse your crystals

For example, you can use any of the following:

  • Tuning fork

  • Singing bowl

  • Drums

  • Gongs

You can also use the Four Elements Method to Clear Crystals:

Air - Present your crystal to the East, and pass it through the smoke of burning incense or a breeze for a few minutes.

Water - Present your crystal to the West, and wash it in fresh water by placing it in a bowl of water, a river or a stream for a few minutes.

Fire - Present your crystal to the South, and pass it quickly through a flame (being careful not to burn the crystal), or in moonlight overnight, or in the sun.

Placing crystals in the sun or moonlight is often thought of as a method of charging crystals, but when done as part of this process, it is considered to be cleansing.

Earth - Present your crystal to the North, and burry it in the ground or in a terracotta pot filled with dirt for a couple hours. Alternatively, you can place it on an amethyst geode.


Another way to cleanse your crystals is smudging. It's ancient energy cleansing method that involves burning sticks of herbs or incense, and then passing the crystals through the smoke for 20-30 seconds.

The burning of the herbs removes negative energies from the environment and the crystals. Sage, sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweetgrass are the best smudging herbs to use for crystal clearing.

I hope you enjoy using crystals to aid sleep if you are in our group chats please let me know how you get on.

Please note: using crystals can be a wonderful way to help with your sleep but crystals and stones should not be used as a substitute for medical advice or treatment. If you are struggling to sleep and it's causing you concerns please consult your doctor.

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