Despite all their benefits, the incredible digital technologies that make our world go round these days also bring along an invisible, and possibly nefarious, caveat: exposure to electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs).
The debate over whether EMFs are a health concern or not is one with many big stakeholders — unfortunately, all of us cell phone users included. The history of personal technology use is as short as can be. While we hear a lot of skepticism about EMFs’ potential dangers, one thing is for certain: time will tell. In the spirit of personal responsibility and self-education, we don’t mind taking the time to learn a bit about the potential dangers, as well as possible safety measures around EMFs. The global conversation on this topic has really just begun.
We’ll leave it to each reader to decide on this issue for themselves. While EMFs can’t be avoided altogether — short of going off the grid — there are a few simple tools that may mitigate the damage they can cause. Take an educational deep-dive into the modern problem here.
One fascinating tool used to help block EMFs comes in the form of a little black mineraloid named shungite. We find it intriguing that this potentially radiation-blocking stone can only be found in Russia (anyone else binge HBO’s Chernobyl?). Perhaps Mother Nature, in all her brilliance, serves up solutions where they’re needed most. Discover everything you need to know about shungite (and a few fascinating shungute tools) from the crystal pros at Energy Muse…
All About Shungite
Shungite is a mineral only found in one place, the Russian part of Karelia. What makes it so interesting to the crystal world is that its structure is mostly made up of pure carbon and a molecular structure known as fullerenes. We could spend hours diving into the properties of fullerenes, but to sum it up: The discovery of fullerenes earned Robert F. Curl Jr., Sir Harold W. Kroto and Richard E. Smalley the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996. Natural fullerenes not only has the ability to reduce the concentration of free radicals as no other antioxidant can, but the action is also stronger and lasts longer.
How It Benefits The Body
Since the discovery of fullerenes, medical professionals have been researching and testing the use of shungite to help heal the body. The book Shungite: Protection, Healing and Detoxification elaborates on the specifics of their research, but to sum it up: shungite acts against toxins, inflammation and pain while also regenerating tissues, increasing the resistance of the body’s cells to free-radicals and protecting against electromagnetic radiation (EMFs). Since we’ve started using and selling shungite, we — as well as our customers — have noticed huge energy shifts when working with it.
Protects against EMFs | One of the most beneficial uses of shungite is to protect against EMFs. We are constantly surrounded by technology — cell phones, computers, televisions, wi-fi, the list goes on and on. Each of these radiates man-made EMFs, and many people experience EMF sensitivity. EMFs have been linked to constriction of blood flow to major organs, poor digestion and immune systems, an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, blood sugar, arthritis, anxiety and depression. Apple even has a disclaimer encouraging you to not hold your phone directly to your head. Fortunately, shungite has a reputation of being able to absorb and neutralize these frequencies due to its components on a molecular level, making it the ideal crystal for your cell phone and other tech devices.
Detoxifies the body | When shungite first arrived at our office, I wore a necklace made of it, used it during meditation and even bathed in shungite water — and I was sick for two days. The shungite was detoxifying my body, pulling out toxins and forcing me into full detox mode. Many of our staff members and customers have noticed a similarly strong effect on their energetic body. But after the detox — whether physical or emotional — everyone has felt completely energized and uplifted.
Balances the root chakra | Shungite also detoxes the body on an emotional level. It doesn’t allow you to place a band-aid, it demands you deal with toxic mental thoughts, emotions and anything that no longer serves you. It brings all emotions you’ve been holding to the surface, but in return it gives you the strength to cut energetic cords that are making you emotionally — and sometimes physically — ill. Shungite is the ultimate stone for healing issues of the root chakra, which include depression and anxiety, security and ancestral beliefs.
How To Use Shungite Daily
However you chose to use shungite, it’s super important to recharge its energy every two to three days by putting it in the sun for at least four hours. Shungite isn’t your everyday crystal, we literally refer to it as technology from the universe because it’s that powerful. Its carbon structure detoxifies your body energetically and purifies it. To keep that energy strong and stable, cleansing is key.
For your cell phone | A good chunk of shungite can be used as a cell phone rest (photo shown above!). Use a thin shungite tile on a cell phone to protect yourself from the EMFs emitted. You can also use a shungite pyramid for your computer or laptop. And although we aim to keep electronics out of the bedroom, if you must bring them in, make sure to place your devices on a shungite tile to guard you from EMFs during rest.
In a room | Place shungite cubes in the four corners of a room (especially your office or any room with a lot of electronics) to protect and ground the energy of your space. The cubes work together to neutralize toxic energy and emotions.
On your body | Take a bath or shower with shungite chips to infuse the water with the mineral’s detoxifying powers. Make sure to drink lots of water before, during and after the shungite bath or shower to rehydrate the body after the detox.
As jewelry | If you hold your cell phone or wear a smartwatch, a shungite bracelet can be your ally to digitally detox throughout the day. You can also wear a shungite necklace to bring a noticeable shift in your energy field. Connecting with this stone’s energy throughout the day will help neutralize emotions and toxins in the body.
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