Properties: This Wonder Stone is known for its protective properties. It works as a powerful shield against the man-made
electromagnetic fields (EMF) bombarding us constantly on a daily basis. Computers, microwaves, X Ray machines, TV, cell phones and antennas are just a few of the low and high frequency electromagnetic fields that continue to assault us as our population grows and the need to advance technology at the speed of light increases.

Shungite is an extraordinarily positive stone, with a range of diverse healing properties. Generally, Shungite cleanses, neutralizes, regenerates, eliminates and absorbs all that imposes a hazard on living beings and have been cherished over the centuries to guard against the “evil eye”, repelling negativity. Jet black Shungite is truly a visionary stone, said to help achieving spiritual growth. Like diamond, Shungite is a form of elemental carbon. It is mined in the remote Russian region of Karelia, where Czar Peter set up Russia’s first spa, making use of Shungite’s purifying.

Not only are they helpful in finding relief of physical pain but they help us reveal healing through closure. This stone is deeply penetrating. It has been used to clear the subconscious of deeply held memories (including past life experiences) and embraces its user in a protective aura. Due to the stone’s sheen, it acts as a mirror, showing us negative patterns and the root of these patterns. Because of this, it is associated with the Root Chakra and therefore, it encourages ones survival instincts, is very grounding and has a strong earth connection. Shungite is believed to hold zero-point energy or Orgone energy. It is believed to infuse the auric field with light, allowing only positive and beneficial energy to reach its user.

Shungite chunks are used to purify water. Shungite absorbs chemical pollution and heavy metals, but also gives healing properties to the water. This water is recommended as a treatment for various health issues.

Folk Remedies: Shungite normalize the nerve processes, influencing the exchange of neurotransmitters, improving the work capacity of a person and his resistance to stress. They have clearly expressed anti-inflammatory and antihistamine effect, therefore they are helpful in relieving pain, suppressing the development of many allergic disorders and improving immunity. It is easier to obtain a steady remission of some chronic diseases of gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys, and metabolic processes with the help of the Shungite water. Skin disorders are remedied much more easily when Shungite water is sprayed over problem skin.

Feng Shui: Shungite is used in the Center for balance, health and the Earth element, in the Skills/Knowledge area, Career area, Helpful People/Travel area and for dispersing negative energy in any room.

Crystal Cleansing: Cleansed by placing on a piece of selenite for a day or two and placing in the sun. An alternative method is cleansing in cold water and then placing in the sun to dry out. Do not cleanse shungite under running tap water that contains chlorine or other contaminants. Distilled, reverse osmosis (RO) or filtered (clean) water are best.

History: Shungite (CO2), is believed to be metamorphosed oil shale. Fullerenes have been discovered in this rock. Fullerenes are a form of carbon molecule that are neither graphite nor diamond. Clusters of fullerenes join diamonds and graphite as the third known form of crystalline carbon. Fullerenes were discovered in 1985 by Robert Curl and Richard Smalley. Together with Harold Kroto they synthesized these three-dimensional forms of carbon while trying to simulate the high-temperature, high pressure conditions necessary for the formation of stars. Their discovery won them the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996

Fullerenes were nicknamed after Richard Buckminster Fuller, an architect known for the design of geodesic domes which resemble spherical fullerenes in appearance. A spherical fullerene looks like a soccer ball and are often called “buckyballs”, and the cylindrical fullerenes are known as “buckytubes” or “nanotubes”. Shungite has a hardness of 3.5-4 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It is found in only one place in the world, which is Zazhoginskoye deposit near Lake Onega in the Shunga region of Karelia, North West of Russia.

Shungite is a hard black, amorphous, coal-like material composed or more than 98% carbon. They consist of spherical, ellipsoid or cylindrical arrangement of dozens of carbon atoms. Shungite rocks have also been classified purely on their carbon content, with Shungite(1) having a carbon content in the range 98-100 weight percent and Shungite(2), (3), (4) and (5) having contents in the ranges 35-80 percent, 20-35 percent, 10-20 percent and less than 10 percent. In a further classification, shungite is subdivided into bright, semi-bright, semi-dull and dull on the basis of their luster (the terms matt, polished, dull, unpolished are all used to describe its sheen).

Shungite has been used by the military for EMF protection. It is excellent for high frequency emissions and is used in protective EMF paints and patented designs for aircraft. And is currently being explored for many uses including UVF protection in make-up.

Shungite is used in some large city reservoirs to clean up the water and sold for home use to use in the bottom of water jugs for sparkling clean water that is mineralogically active. It is an excellent sorbent, purifying air and water from many organic and inorganic compounds and the abundance of free radicals.Russian scientists have been studying shungite for over 100 years and calculate its existence on earth at almost 2 billion years. Even though shungite is a fairly new discovery and is still relatively unknown, it has already been coined The Stone of Life. The Stone of the 21st Century and Medicine of the 21st Century.

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