Crystal of the Week

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Crystal of the Week

This week we are looking at the benefits and uses for: Amber

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Power & Benefits of Amber:

Amber is the fossilized resin that comes from ancient trees. It may have inclusions of animal and plant material. It has strong connections with the Earth and is considered to be a grounding stone for higher energies. it is beneficial for altruism, memory, trust, wisdom, peacefulness, decision making, vitality, and stress.

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Spiritual & Emotional Influence:

Amber absorbs the negative energies and transmutes them into positive forces that help to stimulate balance. A good stone for calming and yin/yang balance. It helps abuse, emotional blockages, stress, and negativity.

The Physical Connection:

Amber is thought to be a powerful cleanser and balancer that draws disease from the body and promotes tissue revitalization by absorbing the pain and negative energy. It is said to resonate with the throat and is used for treating throat problems and goiters. It is also thought to be good for the spleen, stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. It is thought that it can be used as an elixir and for wounds as a natural antibiotic.

The Chakras Connected to Amber:

Solar Plexus Chakra and Throat Chakra. Cleanses and purifies All Chakras. It cleans the Chakras and the environment.

Astrological Signs:

Aquarius, Leo

Locations Found & History:

United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Russia, Germany, Myanmar, Dominican Republic, Baltic Sea, Latvia, and Lithuania. Amber has long been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Amber beads have been found in graves dating to 8000 BCE.

Rarity, Value & Variations:

Colors include yellow, orange, and brown. It can range from a whitish color to pale yellow, brown to almost black. Other less common colors include red amber, green amber, and even blue amber, which is rare and highly sought after. It has a Mohs hardness of 2-2.5.

How to Use Amber:

Wear in jewelry for prolonged periods, especially on the throat and wrist. Purifies the mind, body, and spirit when worn. Place Amber as appropriate. If using to treat babies and children, it is beneficial for the mother first to wear the stone. Can be burnt as an incense to cleanse spaces, perfect for use in therapy rooms.