Wellbeing – The Power of Crystals
If you want to kidnap me, hold out a crystal and I will follow. I am a gemstone devotee; they have become part of my living space and everyday life. Being a spiritual being, I believe in their energy (and they look so pretty too).
Being a true Aquarius lady, I have chosen Amethyst BeWater glass bottle as that is my birthstone. (Also, a super cool trivia- in the Middle Ages, it was considered a symbol of royalty and used to decorate English regalia).
Drawing on an ancient practice that stretches back thousands of years, BeWater bottles incorporate beautiful, ethically sourced gemstones at their core, each chosen to transfer a specific energy ‘blueprint’ when the bottle is filled with water.
Placing gemstones in or around water is believed to change the structure and taste of water and this tradition continues today. Science shows that water has memory and picks up information from its surroundings.
Certain gemstones can absorb energy from movement, pressure and heat and convert it into electric energy, each emitting a unique frequency. This effect is what makes quartz watches work.
It is believed that the gemstones in gem water bottles transfer their energy information to the water in the bottle, changing and improving the water’s structure and its oxygen and pH levels.
The word Amethyst stems from the Greek word meaning cure for drunkenness and was believed to promote clarity of mind. Leonardo di Vinci reportedly always kept this gemstone on his desk and said, “Amethyst dispels evil thoughts and speeds up thinking.” The word hematite means blood in Greek as the stone has a deep red colour when it oxidises and was used for protection in battle (isn’t everyday life a battle?).
How did this evolve into the idea of gem water though? The modern idea of creating a drinks bottle that honours the water and offers its user the chance to put their intentions into their water was Japanese scientist Dr Masaru Emoto. Emoto believed that human thought and intention, as well as environmental factors, have an effect on the molecular structure of water.
But back to my gorgeous bottle…
The silver metal lid of BeWater bottle speaks my language with the words Love-Magic-Joy-Power written on it in a beautiful font. I feel like a modern witch carrying my bottle around. It also spices up my exercise routine and the Amethyst matches my purple yoga mat nicely.
Aesthetics aside, crystals are powerful and a part of my self-care routine. I would also like to think that my new partner fell in love with me after drinking from my bottle. Maybe it can land my dream job too (no pressure on this cute water accessory!).
BeWater offer a choice of glass and plastic bottles. Their plastic bottles are made from durable, BPA-free Tritan plastic and their glass bottles from lead-free borosilicate.
BeWater bottles cost from £25.95 from www.bewater.com, Amazon, Planet Organic and Fenwicks.
By Petra Bryant for Heart London Magazine @petrabryant