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Healing properties of rose quartzA Crystal Message about the Healing Properties of Rose Quartz: “Love and value your unique, authentic self. Bask in the excitement of sharing your gifts for the highest good of all.”



Common Healing Properties of Rose Quartz:

  • Promotes unconditional love, peace, and compassion
  • Inspires self-love
  • Promotes an attitude of Lovingkindness
  • Calms after traumatic events
  • Instills tenderness
  • Promotes mutual understanding
  • Adds spark to a romance and promote trust
  • Eases mid-life crisis
  • Soothes a broken heart
  • Helps with emotional balance
  • Encourages friendship & maternal love
  • Eases the grieving process
  • Promotes forgiveness, trust, and understanding
  • Helps with healing lungs
  • Increases fertility
  • Treats a poor complexion



Colors: Pale, soft pink to deep, rosy pink

Associated Chakras: Heart (4th)

Zodiac Signs: Taurus, Gemini

Elements: Water

Companion Flowers: Magnolia

Companion Essential Oil: Rose

Companion Stone: Angelite

Common Origins: Madagascar, Brazil, South Dakota (USA)

Notes: Also known as Anacona Ruby

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The staff from my new age shop, Mimosa Books & Gifts, had this to share:

Rose quartz is the astrological stone for Taurus. Rose quartz, which is simply quartz tinted pink by various mineral traces, has always been the Love Stone. Rose quartz is an excellent “relationship” stone, promoting love in all its forms: romance, friendship, family, and even self-love. It only rarely forms gem-grade crystals but has been used in carving for a very long time. Because of its associations with unconditional love, it is often used in religious carving, including prayer beads and figurines which we carry in the store. All this should appeal to the warm heart of Taurus!

Rose quartz contains titanium, often as tiny bits of rutile (which is simply a needle-shaped formation of titanium dioxide).

Metaphysical uses: Romantic love, maternal love, the love between friends, unconditional love, self-love–you name it! Every kind of love has been associated with rose quartz. It’s an especially good stone to put under your pillow; depending on your circumstances, this is supposed to attract love, enhance a current relationship, or heal a broken heart. You can also make a rejuvenating face wash by leaving a chunk of rose quartz in water overnight, and then washing your face with it in the morning. (With the water, that is, not the rock.)


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Healing Properties of Rose Quartz
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Healing Properties of Rose Quartz
The healing properties of Rose Quartz are powerful, abundant and diverse. Use at the Heart Chakra to make the most of this amazing stone and its energy.
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17 responses to “Healing Properties of Rose Quartz: A Crystal for Love & Relationships

  1. Ambre Tandy on February 28, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    I wasn’t excited about rose quart at first either and often passed over it – it didn’t make it as a piece in my collection for quite some time in fact. I have since learned that to me, rose quartz is like a friendship. Upon first meeting it can almost be overlooked or easily dismissed or bypassed altogether. But, once you get to spend more and more time with one specific piece or maybe a few pieces, you deepen your friendship – you start understanding one another and begining to open up to deeper levels of connection and support. I have even found with handiling a rose quartz piece that is special to someone else there is almost like a relationship barrier so to speak – a line not to cross because they are “spoken for” just like there are two people in romantic relationships and they may be deep with one another but other’s have their boundaries to maintain! So fun what crystals can teach us if we only stop and listen! 🙂

    1. Lauren Love & Light Support on March 1, 2018 at 7:32 am

      Ambre, what beautiful, beautiful thoughts!! <3 I'm so glad you shared this and this will definitely stick in my mind in the future while working with rose quartz <3 Crystal blessings!

  2. Tammy on March 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Hi Ashley,
    Wow!! I too was never drawn to Rose Quartz until recently. I used it for healing on others and recommended it to those who I felt could use it’s gentle healing energy, but I had somewhat of an aversion to it…I even tried to buy rose quartz for myself but just could not do it….UNTIL…in the new year I decided to focus my life and business on LOVE. I promised myself I would do nothing unless it was coming from a place of love…my relationships, my business etc. So I began wearing my rose quartz bracelet that I had made over a year ago ….every day and I have ever since. Another interesting story. I was at a store picking up some crystals to create the goal grid that you offer with the Crystal Healer’s datebook. As I was playing with it in the store and creating it, the very intuitive woman who was working there came over to look at my grid. She told me that the woman this grid was for needed some healing and much self love. I told her the grid was for me and it was to help manifest my business goals. She nodded and said, ‘yes’ I know ….but you need to work on your self love.’ I told her I had been working on that for sometime and she asked if she could suggest a crystal for the centre. I told her it was supposed to be a clear quartz. She brought me the most beautiful rose quartz generator. I fell in love and I know it was meant to be. Rose quartz has helped me to act from a place of love and compassion whereas in the past, it was more of an obligation at times. I have really focused on my relationships and friendships and watched them strengthen . Still working on the self love…that is a day to day challenge and I believe the energy of rose quartz has really brought Love into my life in every area. It is def one of my favourites now. I have even been gifting rose quartz bracelets that I make to all of my friends. Spreading the love ? Thank you for helping me to realize what has transpired since I began my friendship with Rose Quartz back in January 🙂

    1. Lauren Love & Light Support on March 1, 2018 at 7:35 am

      Tammy- this is so INCREDIBLE. What an amazing story– it sounds like rose quartz was biding it’s time waiting for you to come around and then it embraced you with open arms once you were ready 😉 Self-love is always so hard and we always have to work on it actively, but loving ourselves helps us strengthen our love for family & friends so much <3 Wishing you the very best with your rose quartz, and we're so glad you set up the grid from the datebook! Crystal blessings!

  3. Virginia meek on March 1, 2018 at 2:03 am

    Rose quartz helps me because I have lost my mother 20 years ago.
    In Cassandra Easons book of crystals it says it helps those who have lost their mothers to mother themselves.
    It also helps me because I have been through trauma and heartbreak from splitting up with my boyfriend.
    It also gives unconditional love and is good for self confidence and self esteem.
    Virginia meek

    1. Lauren Love & Light Support on March 1, 2018 at 7:42 am

      Dearest Virginia- we are so sorry for the loss of your mother, even 20 years later I’m sure it never gets easier to lose someone so special <3 Sending you tons of hugs and hoping the rose quartz continues to be a comfort on your journey <3 Crystal blessings!

  4. Nina on April 16, 2019 at 8:13 am

    My mother in law made a rose quartz necklace. I am going through a divorce and it’s not what I wanted and my heart is broken. she told me to wear it close to my heart.
    I have had on for two days.
    It’s been nice reading about this stone.

    1. Charlotte - Love & Light Support on April 17, 2019 at 1:58 pm

      So sorry to hear Nina, so glad you enjoyed the blog. crystal blessings

  5. Heidi Toala on July 22, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    When it comes to crystals, rose quartz in general probably wouldn’t make it to my top ten because I am most drawn to crystals that are a little showy with shimmer or sparkle. That being said, my favorite individual crystal happens to be a rose quartz! There is something about the energy that feels so warm and nurturing, like a caring mother or a friend who is always there for you. My rose quartz is carved in a short, rounded massage wand thar lays perfectly in the palm of my hand. I sometimes fall asleep holding it and it is still there when I wake in the morning. I feel like my rose quartz knows me and loves me unconditionally. After I go through something that is emotionally painful, I always turn to my rose quartz to soothe me and help me regroup. I was nodding along during the podcast episode because I can definitely relate to the qualities that Ashley shared.

    1. Jolie Love and Light Support on July 23, 2020 at 7:23 pm

      I agree! There is something about the energy that is so warm. 🙂 It is definitely the crystal of unconditional love, in my opinion! Thanks for sharing your experience! Crystal Blessings 🙂

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  9. Regina on December 25, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    I just picked up a big piece rose Quartz yesterday cleansed it was feeling happy and everything now today I’m feeling emotional cause, it’s bringing up these emotion about my ex who I gave kids with its telling me I need to be with him or maybe the crystal is telling me that he is missing me deeply inside. Either way I have to give it a break hate to feel emotional all day long. It’s a wonderful crystal but it was too much for me to handle all at once.

    1. Jolie Love and Light Support on January 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm

      Thank you for sharing. <3 Sometimes there are crystals that encourage a deeper, emotional reaction depending on what we are working through internally & energetically. Maybe a crystal like Rainbow Moonstone could be a bit more gentle to work with right now! Sending peace and love <3 Crystal Blessings

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