Mercury retrograde occurs when the planet Mercury appears to reverse direction in the sky or go backward due to our perspective here on Earth. All the planets, except the Sun and the Moon, go through retrograde at various times during the year. Mercury is in retrograde roughly three to four times a year for approximately 22 days.
Named after the Roman messenger god, Mercury rules communication, travel, information, electronics, contracts, and clear thinking, among others. During Mercury retrograde, these things slow down, resulting in problems like items breaking or getting lost and difficulties with communication. This can cause confusion, frustration, and delay.
The mix of crystals in this bag combats the effects of Mercury retrograde by helping you better deal with the resultant unexpected changes. It lets you focus on the positive aspects of this period, like having stronger intuition. It’s also a great time to reflect on the past.