The Art of Merging Botanicals, Gem Elixirs and Crystals

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Hi Crystal Hottie!

I have another special treat for you today: another Crystal Healer Interview. Yay, right?

Personally, it really stokes my passion for crystals to hear from others who are out there “boots on the ground” making a difference for themselves & others through the power of crystals. 🙂

And I’m so grateful that I have so many lovely Hibiscus Moon Certified Crystal Healers who’ve decided to generously share their journey with us all here on my blog.

Weeeee, I’m really fired up to introduce you to Hibiscus Moon Advanced Crystal Master Ina Rosales, aka Ina the Herbal Contessa. Ina has also helped us in the past as a Crystal Content Manager for my courses…she’s got super-natural abilities to catch every little detail & make sure it’s all consistent. That’s just 1 of her many super-powers. She’s also a Gem Elixir Guru.

It’s a true honor to share her here with you…

Isn’t she freakin’ ADORABLE?!

Ina shares with us the art of merging botanicals with crystals. Serious YUM!

All set? Here’s Ina’s interview…

What brought you to the world of Crystal Healing?
I have always felt a deep connection with nature.

In my early 20’s I had a small organic farm where I sold herbs, flowers and vegetables at my local Farmers’ Market. It was a natural progression to merge the botanicals with the crystals.

I believe in:
“Sacrednicities”; the belief that the universe is conspiring on my behalf to shower me with Blessings
…and that is how I was guided to Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy.

The rest is crystal-history!

What do others in your life think about the path you are on?
I’m very lucky to have such tremendous support from both my friends and family. I believe more and more people are seeing and experiencing the healing energies of crystals and they are becoming more open to the idea.
What do you love most about working with crystals?
I love how simple yet so profound the results can be working with these beauties from the earth.

They are gentle enough to use everyday and I love to use and see the results on my pets, too.

I adopted a disabled, senior poodle with a neurological disorder that makes her spin. I gave her a Crystal Chakra Balance session that she absolutely loved.

It was the most calm and relaxed that I’ve ever seen her!  I used the following crystals:

  • Clear Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • Blue Lace Agate
  • Rose Quartz
  • Citrine
  • Carnelian
  • Black Tourmaline
  • Hematite

What 3 energy-work or spirituality books are you loving right now?
Flower Essences and Vibrational Healing by Gurudas. I purchased this book about 20 years ago. It never gets old and I love to reread this treasure.

Another great find from 15 years ago that I’m rereading is Aromatherapy and Subtle Energy Techniques by Joni Keim Loughram and Ruah Bull.

…and The Language of Plants- A Guide to the Doctrine of Signatures by Julia Graves.  “This book is an eye-opener, showing us with many examples how to see plants in their entirety, and thus to know their essence.”

What is your go-to crystal for grounding?
I have always loved Hematite (non-magnetic).

After taking Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy course and learning that Hematite is not only rich in the element (Fe) Iron (an element that I’ve always been fascinated with) but Hematite helps to entrain us back to our natural Dominant Oscillary Rate (DOR) which makes it a great grounding tool to balance the Root Chakra.

I feel less dizzy and more calm and balanced when I use Hematite.

[caption id="attachment_17804" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Calendula, Black Lava Salt, Hematite, Black Tourmaline & Essential Oil Bath Salts[/caption]

Here are some vibrant gem-infused gem elixir (& other sparkly stuffs) recipes from Ina:
[caption id="attachment_17803" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Gem elixir time! Rose quartz + 1 tsp Neroli Blossom Water in Arkansas Spring water (where the finest quartz crystals grow naturally!)…for a happy heart[/caption]


[caption id="attachment_17805" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This hair corsage uplifts the mood with the heavenly herbal scents, brings calm to an overactive mind, and Ginkgo one of the oldest plants on the planet helps the wearer to gather wisdom, clarity and focus.[/caption]

When using healing botanicals and crystals in this way, our energy is infused by, and merges with, their energy.

[caption id="attachment_17801" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Honey Calcite and Citrus Floral Water (another type of gem elixir) to invoke joy and quench the thirst on any day.[/caption]

May our journey be supported and nourished by the Earth Mother’s plant and mineral kingdom.

Ina’s Bio: Ina is an Advanced Crystal Master,  Certified Herbalist, Certified Aromatherapist, Doreen Virtue Certified Angel Card Reader, Magick Maker and Devotee of Nature. Phew!! Ina provides Intuitive Crystal Healing Sessions infused with sound therapy, color therapy, botanicals and magnets.  Sounds divine, doesn’t it? You can find her at  or email her at


OK, Hibiscus again here…

Thank you lovely Ina for sharing your personal sparkly journey with us & all your wonderful crystal insights!

If you resonate with anything Ina has shared with us here please leave a comment below. 🙂

Crystal Blessings,