To put it in simple feng shui terms, what strengthens you protects you. This is true no matter you believe in feng shui or not, because obviously when your energy is strong you are much better equipped to deal with negative or low energies. Another factor is, of course, the belief that a specific cure will work, which puts your mind at ease and relaxes your energy.
The following feng shui list of protection cures is just that, a suggestion of popular items that many people find helpful as... protection/energy strengthening cures.
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Energy of Specific Deity, such as Kwan Yin, Medicine Buddha, etc.
The energy of a powerful deity can certainly help protect and strengthen your energy. While there are many ways to invite Divine energy into your home, do not forget that there are also many ways to always carry this energy with you, so to speak. You can choose a pendant, a bracelet, a necklace or even a ring with the images of most popular deities in feng shui:
- Medicine Buddha
- Laughing Buddha
- Kwan Yin
- White Tara
- Green Tara
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Crystals and Stones, Especially Black Colored Ones
Crystals have been used for protection since the oldest times, so it makes perfect sense that feng shui has many amulets with protective crystals and stones. Most of the time you will wear crystals as jewelry, but you can sure just carry one or two in your pocket or purse. The best crystals for protection are black or deep colored ones, such as black tourmaline, black onyx, black obsidian and hematite. You can also use tigers eye, smoky quartz, and ammonite.
- Black Onyx
- Black Obsidian
- Tigers Eye
- Smoky Quartz
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Essential Oils, Especially Woody ones, such as Pine, Juniper, Cypress, etc.
Essential oils are sure a powerful tool to strengthen your personal energy, but it takes daily use to actually feel their effect. When it comes to your home, you can easily benefit from their energy by using aromatherapy diffusers, but you can also find easy ways to use oils to strengthen your energy throughout the day. From the simple use of essential oils instead or synthetic perfumes to fancy essential oils pendants - there are many ways you can balance your energy with essential oils. Oils with most protective resonance are considered the woody ones such as cypress, juniper, pine as well as sandalwood, frankincense, cinnamon and myrrh. Among flowery scents, lilac and rose geranium are considered most potent.
- How To Use Essential Oils
- The Power of Scent in Feng Shui
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Cures Specific To Your Zodiac Sign
Zodiac-specific feng shui protection cures are very, very popular in feng shui. Most people know their zodiac sign (if you do not know your sign, you can find it here). In feng shui, the cures are specific for each year, based on the relationship of each animal sign with the leading animal sign for the current year. Explore the current feng shui predictions based on your sign and see which specific amulets are supposed to help you throughout the year. True or not, why not give it a try?
- Find Your Zodiac Sign and Birth Element
- Current Year Predictions for Your Zodiac SignContinue to 5 of 11 below.
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Mystic Knot Energy
It is believed that the feng shui presence of mystic knot will benefit every aspiration of your life, thus this feng shui symbol is often used in various feng shui amulets - from protection to love and abundance. As a feng shui cure, the mystic knot represents a harmonious flow of auspicious energy uninterrupted by any setbacks, accidents or misfortunes. Beautiful design that can be used in jewelry or any other personal adornments.
- Meaning and Use of the Mystic Knot Symbol
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The name Rudraksha is translated as The Eyes of Shiva (Rudra is another word for Shiva, and Aksha means eyes). As you can see, the name of the tree already gives much info about the essence of its power. Having with you the eyes of a very powerful deity - eyes being the symbol of clear vision and awareness - is a powerful thing, indeed! It is said that Buddha was wearing rudraksha beads, as did many Indian yogis, Mahatma Gandhi and Dalai Lama.
- Use of Rudraskha for Protection
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The Mighty Dragon
The most powerful, feared and revered symbol in traditional feng shui is the Dragon, no doubt about it. His very presence is considered majestic, almighty and very protective. While it is not recommended for anyone as a feng shui protection cure, it can sure work for those either born in the year of the Dragon, or those with the zodiac sign that is one of Dragon's friends.
- Feng Shui Use of the Dragon Symbol
- Current Feng Shui Tips for the Dragon Zodiac Sign
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Dzi beads are the darlings of feng shui protection cures, considered to be very auspicious and protective. Even though most dzi beads are imitations (real dzi beads are rare and very expensive), if you like their look, why not give them a try? Plenty of dzi beads feng shui bracelets on the market in many various designs and colurs.
- Dzi Beads Use in Feng Shui
- How To Choose Dzi Beads as Jewelry
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Chi Lin is a mythical Chinese creature with the head of a Dragon, the body of a Horse, and the scales of a Carp fish. Also called the Dragon Horse, or the Chinese Unicorn, Chi Lin brings strong, protective feng shui energy. You can often find Chi Lin in wind chimes, embroideries, and even keychains! Easy feng shui protection on-the-go for those who like this symbol.
- Use of Chi Lin in Feng Shui
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Pi Yao / Pi Xiu
Pi Yao, also called Pi Xiu, is very popular in classical feng shui circles as both wealth attracting, as well as protection cure. With the fierce look of a winged lion, the mythical Pi Xiu can ward off evil spirits and protect anyone from harm. Pi Yao is considered to be very loyal and obedient, which makes him a very popular personal protector in traditional feng shui. This is the reason why you can find so many amulets with Pi Yao (Pi Xiu), be it bracelets, keychains or other accessories.
- Use of Pi Yao / Pi Xiu in Feng Shui
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A famed feng shui protection cure for the home in order to create strong backing and good support is the tortoise. It is also often used in various amulets for stability and protection. This is a symbol often used in the Western world, too, so if you do not want any strange and exotic looking feng shui cures, then the tortoise amulet might be just the right one for you!
- Tortoise Use in Feng Shui