The Best Crystals to Use When Mercury is in Retrograde

Let's face it, when mercury is in retrograde, life doesn't always seem to go as planned. It's common for communication, decision-making, and technology to go haywire. It can be a challenging time, but it's also a great time for introspection, reflecting, revisiting and reevaluating.

If you're someone that is interested in crystals and energy healing, then you might wonder if there are any crystals that can help alleviate the negative effects when Mercury is in retrograde. Luckily, the answer is yes and we are here to help! In this blog post, we'll go over a few of the best crystals to use during this time, to help life (hopefully) go a little more smoothly.


Black tourmaline is such a powerful grounding stone that can help with anxiety, stress, and negativity. During Mercury retrograde, it's common for people to feel overwhelmed and anxious, so black tourmaline can be very helpful. It's also a great stone for protection against negative energy both internally and externally.

Black tourmaline is one of the very best stones for protecting yourself from dark energies. It's said to be a purifying stone, deflecting and transmuting negative energy. It is also believed to be a great stone for transmuting the EMF energies of electronic devices such as cell phones and computers. It is believed to protect one from black magic, bad intentions, and negative energy!


Amazonite is a stone of truth, communication, and intuition. It can help you speak your truth and communicate effectively during Mercury retrograde, despite the challenges that may arise. This stone can also help with emotional balance and courage.

It's also a great stone for seeing both sides of a situation by balancing both masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite can be used to help with encourages forgiveness and soothes difficult emotions.


Say hello to Fluorite, your new best friend during Mercury Retrograde! Known as the "Genius Stone," Fluorite is all about clarity, focus, and order. And let's face it, who doesn't need a bit more of that when Mercury is doing its backward dance in the sky? This crystal helps you stay composed, especially when you're feeling mentally scattered and chaotic. It’s like a vacuum cleaner for your mind, sucking up all the confusion, negativity and conflicting ideas, leaving your mind crystal-clear and ready to navigate through the retrograde. Take a deep breath, you've got this!


Next up, meet the incomparable Rose Quartz. This is the ultimate love stone, promoting love in all forms - self-love, friendship love, and romantic love. Mercury retrograde often throws our emotions into overdrive causing tension in relationships. Enter Rose Quartz, with its calming and soothing vibrations, to help us navigate those tricky emotional waters.

It encourages forgiveness, compassion, and understanding, making it easier to mend fences or clear misunderstandings. So, whether you're finding it hard to love yourself during the retrograde or your relationships are feeling the strain, Rose Quartz has got your back!


Citrine is a stone of manifestation and abundance. During Mercury retrograde, it's common for plans and projects to be delayed or disrupted. Citrine can be helpful in manifesting positive outcomes and helping you stay focused on your goals. It's also a great stone for boosting confidence and joy and is known to help with establishing strong emotional boundaries.


Finally, we have Smoky Quartz. It's a great stone for grounding and calming anxiety. It can also help eliminate negative thoughts, as well as the fear of the unknown. This is especially helpful during Mercury retrograde when things tend to be unpredictable. By connecting with smoky quartz, you can cultivate an attitude of acceptance and understanding.


These are just a few of the many crystals that can be beneficial during Mercury retrograde. Experiment and see which stones work best for you! No matter what, don't forget to rest, relax, and take things easy during this period – your mental health is worth it. And remember: Things may be challenging right now, but they will get back on track soon enough. Trust the process!

Happy peaceful retrograde vibes! 🔮✨


“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”

Roald Dahl