Galena is a stone of harmony and self transformation. Galena is a transformation stone and is effective when embarking on a personal spiritual journey. Galena is a powerful grounding stone. Its energy lends the courage to face and embrace the deepest and most feared regions of ones own soul.
Galena can lend a sense of strength, courage and the ability to face difficult tasks. It assists you in reclaiming ones power. It encourages tolerance, peace and the healing of spirit. Galena brings healing, calmness, efficiency, receptivity, communication and insight. Galena has been traditionally used as an aid for shamanic journeys and in magical practices as a stone of protection and power. It allows one to maintain connection with the Divine, even while in the darkest places. Galenas energy helps to counter radiation, electromagnetic pollution and other forms of environmental energy. It is an excellent stone to use when spending long hours on the computer. Galena grounds and centers our energies and allows the pathway between the physical and etheric bodies to align. It is a stone of harmony, stimulating interaction on all levels and assists us in the decrease of self-limiting ideas. It has been known to decrease inflammations and skin eruptions, and help with circulation problems and hair growth. It is an excellent stone for countering infections. It can help one against the adverse effects of certain types of radiation. It can help with detoxing for those recovering from an addiction.
Some compatible stones that work well with Galena are dolomite for calming and stabilizing, labradorite for deep inner healing and black tourmaline for protection. Galena is a primary source of lead, and as such is not recommended for internal use, such as making gem elixirs, or for children. Hands and surfaces should be washed after handling. Galena harmonizes well with nuummite, labradorite, ajoite, black tourmaline, moldavite, fulgurite and dolomite. Associated with the root chakra and the astrological sign is Capricorn