The Power of Cinnabar

By Felicia Eisnnicher •  5 min read

Cinnabar is an excellent crystal that is usually used for personal and spiritual transformation. It is also known for its capabilities to attract wealth. Cinnabar, on the other hand, represents alchemy, the manifestation of healing, desires, and wealth. We know that there are lots of questions in your mind about the power of cinnabar. If you’re interested to learn more about its power, we’ve got your back.

In today’s post, we will show you almost everything that you need to know about cinnabar.

The Power of Cinnabar: Alchemy

  • Chakra Correspondence
The Power of Alchemy: Cinnabar

Cinnabar is known as the healer of the base / root chakra. This chakra can be found at the base of your spine. As a matter of fact, it is also the most visceral of all the chakras. It will even set up the deepest connection with the physical body.

The base chakra, on the other hand, brings the ancestral memories and many couldn’t remember it right away since their chakra is polluted and blocked. Fortunately, cinnabar comes into existence as it helps in healing the base chakra.

Aside from the base chakra, it is also associated with the sacral and third eye chakras.

  • Physiological Correspondence

This stone can help in healing problems related to the reproductive system. That said, cinnabar can help in improving infertility. In addition to that, cinnabar will improve blood disorders.

  • Vibration

Much like other stones out there, Cinnabar has an earthy vibration. Moreover, it has powerful vibrations that will affect you in a good way.

Legendary Power of Cinnabar

Alchemy in ancient Egypt wasn’t a search for gold, the stone of philosopher, or a medicine of eternal life. However, it is a process in which the powers of the gods were creation and circulation maintained.

Alchemy, on the other hand, represented a soul that is dying to the material being and world reborn once again in spiritual glory, this is the process where the microcosm (soul) reflected the glory of the macrocosm (cosmos).

According to Cleopatra, an Egyptian alchemist, the highest will descent to the lowest and the lowest will rise to the highest. However, this alchemist paraphrases the saying from the Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus. You can find the original saying below:

It doth ascend from earth to heaven; again, it doth descend to earth and unites in itself the forces from things superior and things inferior . . . This thing is the strongest of all powers, the force of all forces, for it overcometh every subtle thing and doth penetrate every solid substance. Thus, was the world created.

Cinnabar can produce mercury or quicksilver from within itself.  In the 1st century B.C.E, according to Vitruvius, the stone when hit with a hammer will shed tears of mercury. In case you didn’t know, the extraction of quicksilver was considered an alchemical process as well.

Moreover, the Leyden Papyrus offers a recipe for utilizing cinnabar when it comes to preparing gold in order to control the gods. The stone is also used in the Stone Age cave paintings.

Cinnabar was also called the blood of the dragon by the ancient Persians due to its fiery nature. Traditionally, the stone was stored in cash boxes in the East to attract more abundance.

Healing Power of Cinnabar

Irrespective of the toxicity of Cinnabar, Chinese medicine has utilized the crystal for more than 5000 years. The stone is capable of enhancing fertility. Also, in the middle ages, mercury is used to cure venereal diseases, even though the treatment was more harmful compared to the disease.

Today, crystal workers are using Cinnabar to boost vigor and strength as well as purify the blood.

Transformational Power of Cinnabar

Power of Cinnabar

Cinnabar is a potent stone that will remind you that your body is a crucible for the soul. What’s more, it will facilitate spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental alchemy.

Cinnabar will release and realigns your chakras as it heightens assertiveness without encouraging aggression.

The stone will allow you to distinguish the divinity of everything and perceive that the higher dimension interpenetrates lower. It allows your soul to boost its vibrations to the highest frequencies possible, harnessing the powers of gods.

How to Harness the Powers of Cinnabar

When harnessing the powers of cinnabars, place a tumbled stone on your crown chakra and base chakra. Doing so will activate the dominant energy channel. It will also stimulate the spiritual alchemy at the core.


Before you use Cinnabar, make sure that you fully or clearly understand how its power works. Also, knowing what are the exact techniques to use can help you in making the most out of your stone.

While meditating with Cinnabar is extremely peaceful and beneficial, wearing it on your body is also a good idea. As a matter of fact, there is a variety of Cinnabar jewelry there.

Keep in mind that you should also use your cinnabar with extra care since it contains mercury. So before and after using it, wash your hands properly.

Nevertheless, cinnabar is a potent and great stone to have and use if you’re seeking happiness as well as prosperity in your life. The stone comes with plenty of powers that can help you in all aspects of your life.

Please follow and like us:
Tweet 20

Felicia Eisnnicher

I am the Lead Author and Editor at Gemstagram. I am responsible for creating and editing content about the power of gems and crystals. I also teach about self-knowing, self-understanding and personal empowerment through numerology. My mission is to help people understand the power of gems and crystals, and how they can use that power to improve their lives. I believe that by understanding ourselves better, we can become more empowered individuals who are able to create our own destiny.

Visit my profile page for more information about me: Felicia Eisnnicher Author Profile