This stone, with a carbon content of 98%, has gained a lot of popularity for its ability to help purge and detox not only pollutants from the body and EMFs from different technology, but also energetic debris that we pick up from various environments and people.
Shungite is often used in elixirs of plain water to purify it and fill it with the naturally occurring antioxidants found within the stone. Its use in this way dates back to the 1700s when Peter the Great of Russia established the first ever spa in the country where people soaked in springs with nearby deposits of the stone.
This is a great crystal to work with to further cleanse & purify ones aura. Wearing or carrying it daily is sure to keep away the negativity generated by others, as well as making it an easier process to shed your own. Because of this, it's said to help combat depression & anxiety.
*Suggested meanings & representations are spiritual in origin and not suggested to replace medical therapy