Lovely citrine, the birthstone of November comes from the French word citron, meaning lemon. It’s golden color carries the energy of the sun and makes it a powerful ally for transforming dreams and wishes into reality. Originally thought to be found only in Brazil, citrine has been widely located in Africa, Madagascar, Russia, Scotland and the United States.
Records of this gem disappeared from the history books until early 1900’s when it reappeared in jewelry, mainly in the United States and Germany. It was worn as protection from plagues and epidemics.
Currently, citrine is a favored gem carried by energy healers due to its inability to hold negative energy. The high vibrational quality of this stone helps to build one’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual stamina. Its many healing properties include purification, cleansing, and unblocking stuck creativity. Citrine has been called the great manifestor and is helpful in returning personal power to its wearer; overcoming feelings of helplessness.
Associated with prosperity on all levels, many business people know this stone as the “merchant stone.” It is said if you place a citrine in the cash box, success and abundance will flow to the shopkeeper.
Citrine has been used as a detoxifier and is useful for ulcer flare-ups and digestive issues, as well as gallbladder, kidney, heart and liver conditions. It is believed to enhance and support the endocrine system.
Be courageous. Manifest your creative you with beautiful citrine. Let the energy of citrine stimulate the wellspring from which new ideas are born into form.