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There are two types of Citrine on the market:
The first, most common variety is heat-treated in order to obtain a bright golden yellow, orange or brown color. Heat-treated or "enhanced" Citrine is a very popular and useful stone. The intensity of the color brings an additional intensity to the stone itself.
The second type of Citrine is natural Citrine. This Citrine has not been enhanced in any way; in fact, it is the same color as it was coming out of the mine. Natural Citrine, which has a pale, golden to smoky color, is not as abundant as its "enhanced" counterpart. Natural Citrine provides for powerful healing on many different levels and carries a cleaner, smoother vibration.
Sunny Citrine has a joyful vibration that transmits outward to those nearby, making it ideal for any setting. Working with Citrine can help one to overcome depression, release anger, and learn effective communication skills. Citrine can activate one's imagination, bringing more creative visions to a clearer mind. It can enhance one's optimism in any situation, bringing a more positive outlook into the conscious and subconscious mind, which allows one to step into the flow of things with better results. Citrine is often credited with attracting synchronicity by opening the mind to new ideas, discerning which are most likely to succeed, allowing those to develop, and following through with them to their happy conclusion.
Powered by the Sun, Citrine warms, cleanses, and energizes. Highly protective, Citrine makes a great tool for transmuting negative energy. Citrine heightens self-discipline, attracting professional success and wealth. Most often associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, Citrine can also be used to cleanse all Chakras. Citrine will help support the energy of a family environment at work or at home.
Physically, Citrine can support and enhance healing for the spine, the digestive and elimination organs, and the metabolism. Citrine can facilitate detoxification and stimulate circulation. Often used for chronic fatigue, Citrine has a reputation of being able to increase energy and drive. This property can also help those who are trying to lose weight, by encouraging one to be optimistic about achieving their goals.
Please Note: Although Citrine may not need clearing/cleansing as often as most crystals, we suggest clearing your Citrine as often as is needed, based on:
When clearing your crystals, always make sure that your intent is clearly stated, so the crystal knows that it is being given some time off and needs to recharge itself. For more information see this article: How to Clear/Clean Any of Your Crystals.
For more information on heated, treated and man-made crystals, see this article: Heated, Treated and Man-Made Crystals
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Affirmation:||My life is filled with positivity and abundance.|
|Question:||What helps bring the feeling of sunshine to your life?|
|Astrological Sign:||Aries (March 21 to April 19), Gemini (May 21 to June 20), Leo (July 23 to August 22), Libra (September 23 to October 22)|
|Primary Chakra:||Solar Plexus Chakra|
|Secondary Chakra:||Sacral Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Location:||Brazil, Madagascar, Russia|
|Mineral Class:||Silicates Mineral Class|
|Crystal System:||Trigonal Crystal System|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 6|
|Chemical Composition:||SiO2, Silicon Dioxide|
|Physical:||Circulatory Problems, Diabetes, Digestion and Digestive System Health, Eye Disorders and Infections, Food Poisoning, Gallbladder, Headache and Migraine Relief, Kidney Disorders and Health, Pancreas Health, Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.), Spleen, Thyroid Balance and Health, Tissue Health and Healing, Verbal Communication|
|Emotional:||Courage, Creativity and Expression, Dispel or Release Negativity, Enjoyment, Happiness, Honesty, Hope, Inspiration, Joy, Self Confidence and Self Worth, Shyness, Suicidal Thoughts|
|Spiritual:||Abundance, Activates Will, Enhancing Psychic Abilities, Manifestation, Maximizes Energy Flow, Phobias, Reducing Negative Energy, White Light|
|Extra Grade:||Light: Beautiful yellow to golden brown color, translucent, < 10% matrix |
Dark: Beautiful golden brown to coffee color, translucent, < 10% matrix
|A Grade:||Light: Nice yellow to golden brown color, partially translucent, 10% - 25% matrix |
Dark: Nice golden brown to coffee color, partially translucent, 10% - 25% matrix
|B Grade:||Light: Poor yellow to golden brown color, opaque and/or > 25% matrix |
Dark: Poor golden brown to coffee color, opaque and/or > 25% matrix
Posted on March 13, 2013
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