Glossary of Stones

  • Citrine

    Citrine is quartz that forms from a deep honey yellow to almost colorless. Smokey quartz begins its transformation into pale to dark brown as Citrine. It’s color comes from colloidal iron hydrates within the quartz (Si02) solution. Citrine is found in Brazil and Uruguay and as Citrine Candle Quartz in Africa.

    Associated with the third chakra for mental clarity it can also be placed at the crown chakra to connection to the God-Consciousness. Used in conjunction with third chakra, Citrine is comforting, warm and energizing and can alleviate self-destruction by supporting consciousness and a strong personality. It supports any mental projects, so it is a great stone to use during test or serious studies. It helps maintain your concentration by supporting a clear and focused mental condition. This is a stone to use during meditation to help clear the mental chatter.

    Citrine is a major stone to use for creating abundance. Its cheerful yellow color is associated with the gold and prosperity. Carry it in your wallet or purse, or even place it in your pocket next to your change to manifest personal riches.

    Citrine can help remove toxins and may be used with medications to alleviate some side effects. This stone, because it associates with the third chakra, is useful with all the digestive organs (stomach, liver, gallbladder, large and small intestines) and can be a stimulant to digestion and for an upset stomach. It will also support the adrenals.