Monday, March 18, 2013

Citrine The stone of Success

Citrine is a Self-Cleansing Healing Stone
Citrine The stone of Success

General and Scientific details

Citrine is classified under the quartz group which is classified as oxides. It is a silicone dioxide mineral that has a hardness rating of 7 in Moh's Scale of Hardness. Its crystal stem is typically trigonal and its yellow color is accounted its iron origin. Although the mineral citrine is known for its pale yellow color, it actually varies in shade, depending from where the mineral was sourced. Citrine comes in shades that range from very pale yellow, deep amber to nearly orange. Citrine in brownish tinges is rather rare.
Citrine is a name derived from the French word “citron” which means “lemon”. It is actually a gemstone that is given the name because of its lemon-yellow color. It is commonly mistaken to topaz quarts, a mineral that shares the same Most citrine is mined in Brazil. The supply of citrine is fairly good from the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, particularly from the Serra mine. The IraĆ¢ mine produces additionally one third of the Serra mine. Sometimes you will hear citrine referred to as topaz quartz, which is incorrect. This name was used in the past in reference to the color, which is sometimes similar to the color of topaz. Since topaz is a separate mineral, this type of name can be confusing and should not be used. However, citrine is considered an alternative to topaz as the birthstone for November. Since most citrine on the market started its life as amethyst which was heated to turn its color to gold, citrine jewelry, as well as amethyst jewelry, should be kept away from prolonged exposure to strong light or heat. With this precaution, citrine jewelry will last for many generations.  Gem quality citrine is extremely rare. The best materials are found in Brazil, Spain, Madagascar and the former USSR. Color with citrine. However, citrine has its unique composition and characteristics.

Mystical, Healing and Magical details

As a gemstone, it is not without charms that keeps its wearer cheerful. During the ancient times, the mineral citrine was carried by travelers and nomads because it is believed to carry a protection against snake venom, evil and impure thoughts. It is even nicknamed as the “success stone” since it is known to attract abundance, prosperity and success. In ancient times, citrine was carried as a protection against snake venom and evil thoughts. Citrine is known as a "success" stone because it is told in folklore to promote success and abundance, especially in business and commerce.

Citrine is one of the only stones that dissipates negative energy and never requires cleansing or clearing. It emits a warm energy that promotes optimism. It attracts abundance and is known as "a merchant's stone" to be placed in a cash register or where one conducts business, to not only acquire positive wealth but to maintain it as well. It enhances the body's healing energy and opens the conscious mind to intuition. It helps one adjust and adapt to process changes, feeling confident and secure. Citrine's magnetic radiating energy can aid in voice projection, making this the perfect stone for actors and public speakers.
Assists in acquiring wealth and to maintain the state of wealth. Citrine is helpful for directing creative energy into the physical body. Some find it helpful in building self-esteem. This crystal is an invaluable aid to the digestion of all emotions, place it on the solar plexus in crystal healing layouts. I find that Citrine is useful in combating decisiveness allowing me to make important decisions on a regular basis.
 Citrine is used to heal and balance the 2nd, or Sacral/Navel Chakra
Citrine was also found to stimulate the solar plexas and the third eye chakras which promotes stamina and activates intuition. In this light, it helps remedy problems such as insomnia and nightmares. On its physical benefits, it is believed to improve blood circulation, digestion, allergies as well as life-threatening diseases.
Aside from being a thing of beauty, man has long worn the mineral stone citrine because of its ability to attract positive energy. Ancient records claimed that the mineral was used by shamans because it is believed to open the inner doors that promote clarity of thought, enhanced creativity and magnified power of will and manifestation. As one of the premier stones of the second chakra, citrine is capable of awakening the powers of creative imagination of even the most unconscious person. In both its heated and natural form, it opens up the portals that call upon the second, third and sixth chakras. As a result, it activates, harmonizes these main energy centers, which are responsible in producing and processing creative imagination.

Into the realm of the third chakra, the citrine stimulates high frequencies of energies of the emotional, spiritual and the physical planes. It targets the improvements on the powerful points of one’s energy systems and manifestations of creation or work. In the manifestation of these properties, it helps one perceive and heal power abuse and powerlessness. In this light, it helps resolve energy blocks, purify etheric blueprints, and removes other blockages in the manifestations of its physical, emotional and spiritual manifestations. Energy: Projective
Element: Fire
Powers: Anti-nightmare, protection, psychic power

Citrine is worn at night to eliminate fear, to prevent nightmares and to ensure a good night's sleep.

Citrine may eliminate self-destructive behaviors or tendencies, and raise self-esteem. This stone should be used to align with the higher self and to protect your aura.

A member of the quartz family, citrine can be used is most the same fashion as crystal/clear quartz. The benefit being that it's golden yellow color adds Sun energy to the work. When worn, it's vibrant shades help to lift the spirits if one is feeling down or perhaps dealing with mild depression.

Citrine is a good stone for scrying into matter pertaining to money and other forms of prosperity.
Planets: Sun and Jupiter
Traditional Birthstone for the Month of November.
Stone of Gemini and Virgo, citrine symbolized individuality and confidence. It bring renewed determination.
Citrine is generally to be called upon when there is a creativity block, an inability to solve problems, repressed anger, sleeplessness, nightmares, problems with the stomach and digestion, obesity and other physical problems regarding circulation and vision.
Citrine is makes an excellent charm stone for it works synergistically with many stones. It can be combined with other minerals of complementing astral attributes. For those who feel the need for added energy, combining it with heliodor, golden labradorite and imperial topaz is advised. For improved visionary function, phenacite, azeztullite and natrolite are citrine’s ideal allies. To put emphasis in the creative function, pairing it with zincite, orange calcite or carnelian will be of great assistance.
Citrine is useful in balancing the yin yang energy and in aligning the chakras within the ethereal plane. While it has the ability to disperse and transmute negative energies and work out problems at physical and subtle levels, it therefore promotes healthy clearing or cleansing on the part of its wearer.
In addition to the astral or ethereal manifestation of the positive nature citrine, it helps purify the body from its will center. On the spiritual side, citrine  promotes the purification of the channel that brings divine energy in a number of constructive forms such as intention and action. On the emotional side, it helps overcome difficulty by maintaining effort through adversity. It also helps relieve its wearer in overcoming his feelings of being undeserving of abundance. Lastly, on the physical manifestation of the positive aspects of  citrine, it is directly involved in promoting stamina and energy. Hence, it helps improve the functions of the endocrine system and promote proper metabolism.

I hope you enjoyed todays blog on the gemstone citrine

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The information here is presented to you to use as you see fit, but is not to take the place of professional medical advice.   If you are ill seek professional medical attention from a qualified physician.

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