Shungite is a black, non-crystalline mineraloid that is composed almost entirely (98%) of carbon. Created over billions of years, it is found in only one place on earth: the Shun’ga region in Russia. Shungite is said to possess many beneficial properties that come from its unique, fullerene chemical structure. In the area where it was first found the local population used it to purify drinking water and as a treatment for pain and inflammation.
Shungite jewellery Australia is worn by many people for its health benefits with many believing that it protects against electro magnetic radiation. In Hindu tradition, Shungite is said to be beneficial for the three lower chakras and contains strong Yin energy which grounds and energizes the body. Russians that have access to Shungite believe that wearing it close to the heart or solar plexus helps to improve the energy balance of the body and relieve anxiety.