How to Use Citrine
Crystal Class: Citrine
What's the story? Citrine is a variety of quartz, known as the Success Stone and the Merchant’s Stone due to its associations with building wealth and prosperity. It is known to help manifest dreams. Associated with the air element in Chinese medicine. It also happens to be a 13th Anniversary gemstone.
What's it good for? Citrine is great for self-healing, and energizes every aspect and level of life. It cleanses the chakras and opens your intuition. Citrine can attract wealth, prosperity and success. It imparts joy, wonder, delight and enthusiasm. It can raise self-esteem and self-confidence. This stone stimulates the brain, strengthening intellect. Citrine promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression. It enhances concentration and revitalizes the mind. It can help to release negative traits, depression, fears and phobias. Above all, it's emotionally balancing.
How do I use it? Citrine is a versatile stone and can be easily carried with with you in your pocket or worn as jewelry. You can also keep it as decor around the house, placing it around your desk, workspace, or anywhere you make money. You can also put it strategically in the Fung Shui wealth area of the bagua. [For more on that, check out Dana Claudat — she is a great resource!] Citrine can be used to make a crystal elixir by placing a tumbled stone or two in water and letting it sit overnight.
Anything else to know? Citrine can vary from bright yellow to a dull yellow-ish white and sometimes even grey. It is sensitive to heat and should be treated with care as it can easily be scratched.
Chakras: Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Crown Chakra
Zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra
List of Citrine's healing properties:
✧ Happiness ✧ Prosperity ✧ Generosity ✧ Creativity ✧ Pleasure ✧ Protection ✧ Comfort ✧ Success ✧ Strength ✧ Alignment ✧ Goodness ✧ Confidence ✧ Moderation ✧ Stability ✧ Energy ✧ Truth ✧ Warmth ✧ Digestion ✧ Assimilation ✧ Spiritual growth ✧ Enjoyment of life
How do YOU use citrine? Let us know!