Petrified Wood, which is also known as Fossilized Wood or Agatized Wood, forms when a tree has died and silicon dioxide forms in place of the wood that degrades until there is no wood left, only Quartz. It works with the Root and Sacral Chakras to bring wonderful healing energies to both physical and emotional issues. Many people like Petrified Wood for its ancient energies, lending to enhanced past-life work. Petrified Wood teaches us patience and helps us to understand how to allow life to evolve in perfection. Working with its grounding energies can encourage one to live life as a spiritual being within this physical realm.
Many people like to use Petrified Wood to help connect with the energies of the Earth. Petrified Wood is a great way for city dwellers to keep the vibrations of nature near in the concrete jungle. Meditation with Petrified Wood may take you back to connect with a time when your Spirit was cradled by Nature. Petrified Wood encourages people to respect and look after their environment, ever finding ways to live simply, in harmony with the Spirit of the planet. Carry Petrified Wood with you when you feel disconnected from Nature.
Physically, tumbled Petrified Wood is said to help all types of healing, and especially any issues associated with age, such as Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, and arthritis.
Primary Chakra: Root, Sacral
Astrological sign(s): Leo, Virgo
Vibration: Number 77
Mineral Class: Silicates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: Fossil wood replaced by Chalcedony and sometimes also by Opal, Coal, Pyrite and/or Calcite.
Color: Brown, Black/Brown, Cream, Tan, Red, Yellow
Location: Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Thailand, USA
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