Amber is “sunshine in a stone.” Like the sun, Amber promotes deep healing and helps lift your mood when you are feeling down.
Amber is actually not a crystal or mineral. It is fossilized tree resin. It is usually yellow or golden orange in color it often has inclusions of bugs and insects.
According to myth, after the death of the son of Helios (the god of Sun), his mourning sisters became trees and their tears turned into amber.
The Vikings considered amber the symbol of passionate love and fertility. In Wicca it is used as a gateway into other realms and astral travel.
Amber has been used for thousands of years to make jewelry, perfume, and medicine. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties it is often used to help teething babies.
Amber is a powerful cleanser and healer. Amber helps extract physical and emotional pain in a loving and gentle manner. It restores balance and helps you to move forward.
Amber healing properties include:
Amber is associated with the Solar Plexus and Throat Chakras (3rd and 5th Chakras)
Wear an Amber pendant or necklace to help work through old emotional wounds. It’s energy is gentle and helps restore balance so you can move forward.
Place Amber near your computer to protect against negative energy and to assist with decision making.
For astral travel, place Amber on your solar plexus (above the navel). Imagine Amber as the doorway through which you travel to other realms.
Carry Amber as lucky charm or to help attract passionate love into your life!
For more information on the history and uses of Amber check out Wikipedia Amber.
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