Regular cleansing is an essential step in taking care of your crystals in order to get maximum benefits of their healing properties and rid them of any unwanted excess energy.
Cleansing with water is the most popular and easiest of cleansing techniques.
However, as there are many ways to cleanse your Citrine crystals with water, knowing which methods are suitable and which are not is very important to prevent any irreversible damage to your stones.
It is also important to know what side effects citrine stone has before using the stone.
Is Citrine water safe?
It is totally safe to put Citrine in the water. Citrine belongs to Quartz family and Quartz crystals are hard crystals.
Citrine scores 7 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale, and putting Citrine in normal water will not damage it.
Any natural crystal, like Citrine and those which belong to quartz family and calcites, are safe to be used with water.
Citrine can go in moon water as well as normal bath water and is water safe. Citrine crystal should not be put in salt water as this can cause permanent damage to the crystal.
Some natural stones are dyed for a richer color these may start bleeding when kept in water.
The easiest way to cleanse your citrine is to just hold it under running tap water for a minute and then pat dry it with a soft napkin.
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Can Citrine go in Salt Water?
Salt is known for its purifying properties hence is a very popular method to cleanse crystals.
But using salt for cleansing is a bit risky and you need to be careful how you use it.
Putting citrine in salt water for an extended period of time is not recommended as the crystal can eventually get damaged.
If you want to use salt water just dip your crystal in it and then rinse it off thoroughly with regular water to avoid any form of damage.
Can Citrine go in Moon Water?
Yes, citrine can go in moon water. Moon water is very safe and highly effective for any quartz crystal including citrine.
The calming balancing energy of the moon restores healthy energy to the gemstone and removes any unwanted energy.
To use moon water for cleansing fill a crystal bowl with drinking water and steep the stone in it leaving it out overnight preferably during a full moon.
You could even leave a bowl of water overnight in full moon and then fill this water in a spray bottle and use it as a cleansing spray for the crystals.
Make sure you remove the bowl before sunlight since sunlight is known to damage citrine.
Watch this video by “matilda’s journal” To know how to make Moon Water.
Can Citrine go in Bath Water?
Yes, Citrine can be used in bath water. Adding citrine to your bath will remove any dullness and stale energy and reenergize you and instill confidence and motivation to attract abundance in your life.
However, be careful to not use any harsh bath products as they may damage the citrine.
How to prepare a Citrine Crystal Ritual Bath
Place raw citrine in the bathtub, and set an intention for it to cleanse and charge the water with positive healing energy.
You can add Himalayan salt or natural sea salt, which also helps to absorb negative energy.
You can also add essential oils that have a purifying effect, such as frankincense, juniper, lavender, rosemary, and sage to enhance the experience.
Soak and relax in the tub for about 20 minutes, and when you emerge you will feel refreshed and re-energized to take on the day’s responsibilities.
Can you drink Citrine crystal infused water?
You can drink citrine-infused water from a glass bottle or stainless steel bottle to keep yourself energized throughout the day and flush out any unwanted energies and toxins.
For best results use spring water and leave it overnight in full moon and then put it in a crystal water bottle.
Drinking from citrine crystal infused water bottle will keep you filled with positive energy and always inspired and enthusiastic about life bringing happiness.
How to prepare a Citrine Elixir
To create a citrine crystal elixir you can directly steep the citrine stone in a bowl of water.
Let it infuse in this water overnight. This is a safe way to charge the water with crystal energy.
Pack this water in a bottle and use it whenever needed to tune into the vibrations of the crystal.
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Other safe ways to cleanse your Citrine
Soaking in Salt granules
A safer way to use salt is to take a few granules of Himalayan salt in a bowl and place your citrine crystal on it for 10-20 mins and then cleanse the crystal with regular water.
Smudging with Herbs
The smoke of sacred herbs such as sage, cedar, frankincense, sandalwood, or Palo Santo can be used to gently rid the crystal of accumulated unwanted energies.
Cleansing with Crystals
You can use high vibration cleansing crystals such as Clear Quartz, Selenite, Smoky Quartz to cleanse your citrine stone.
Citrine is one of the few crystals on earth that never needs to be cleansed. Its self-cleansing and also aids in cleansing the energy of the crystals around it.
However, if you feel the need you can cleanse it with normal water or moon water.