Shungite was discovered in a village in Russia called Shunga. But its history didn’t start there. It has a rich history and its origin is believed to date back about 2 billion years ago. Shungite is known to be a protective stone, shielding bad luck and eliminating the negative people from your life. Shungite has a strong ability to focus energy while grounding you. Shungite is commonly used in elixirs to purify water and improve your health. Shungite helps amplify mediation and magic and can be used to reduce stress, anxiety and insomnia.