It is the color yellow, which is the color of the solar plexus chakra.That is the energy center or “Chakra” which is the seat of emotional and material power.
Citrine Crystals are a kind of quartz and are closely related to Amethyst. As a matter of fact, most of the Citrine on the market began as Amethyst and was heated to become the yellow color.
However, in some Amethyst deposits, the Amethyst has been partially or fully changed over to yellow Citrine by completely natural means of heating. That is how all gemstones are created in Nature.
It has been found in many countries including France, Britain, and the USA . The true gem quality Citrine is extremely rare. The best gemstones are found in Brazil, Spain, Madagascar and the former USSR.
Its name is derived from the Greek word meaning ‘citron’ because it is commonly of a color similar to the citrus fruit of that name.
Sometimes Citrine has a “smoky” shade to it, and the natural Citrine stone may often look like pale Smokey Quartz crystals.
It is said to have different metaphysical qualities than the brighter version of manufactured heat treated Citrine stone. Natural light yellow Citrine is often termed “Lemon Quartz” on the gemstone market.
The natural version is adopted for both manifestation and healing, whereas the brighter version is useful for enhancing creative abilities.
It is the birthstone of November and June. Yellow Topaz and Citrine are both Quartz crystals, though in origin completely different ones, and they are both utilized as the birthstone for November.
Yellow is associated with the number 6 and the astrological signs of Gemini, Aries, Libra and Leo.
Citrine can bring happiness, joy and optimism in your life and also aid in transforming negative energies. It can help one deal with the day to day organization of activities and bring order to one’s life.
It can be especially useful for those initiating a new business or some other new activity in life. It reduces the fear and anxiety associated with change and can help enhance prosperity and abundance.
Citrine also promotes generosity and a share the wealth mentality.
To attract abundance, it has been suggested to put a citrine gemstone it in the cash register of a new shop. It is a stone that brings happiness and cheer to one who holds it.
Emotionally, citrine can relieve depression and self-doubt by eliminating the fear caused by others’ negative ideas.
It can also help release anger, irrational mood swings, and self-destructive behavior.
It can also assist in getting over emotional traumas and grief.
Another aspect of this gemstone is to enhance sensuality and sexuality.
As far as the psychic and spiritual energetic properties are concerned, citrine is said to heighten psychic awareness and help increase spiritual development. It can aid in meditation, and is also excellent for dream recall and dream work because it helps to unclutter the mind, and clears away negative energies and influences.
On a physical level, Citrine is said to aid in the digestion, stomach, sleep disturbances, thyroid, heart, kidney, liver, muscles, strength, endocrine system, circulatory system, tissue regeneration, urinary system, immune system, diabetes, fibromyalgia.
Very importantly, it is also beneficial in removing toxins, and eliminating addictions.
Both natural Citrine crystals and the heat treated gemstones are very attractive, and wearing or holding either kind can help influence many different parts of your life, physically, mentally and spiritually, and since it enhances the imaginative abilities, it can even help you to imagine a happier, more productive, abundant life…
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