Citrine - Yellow Quartz

Citrine - Yellow QuartzAppearance: Irregular shape (drop), yellow with inserts of white quartz and golden glitters, transparent, smooth, sleek, glassy
Zones: Brazil, Madagascar, Spain, Namibia, Argentina
Classification: Variety of quartz. Citrine is also part of the composition of ametrine (just like amethyst and smoky quartz) or of the bi-color quartz. Citrine is in fact amethyst subject to thermal treatments.
Name: from the French “citron”=lemon.
Colors: From yellow to amber. The color fades when exposed to direct sunlight.
Characteristic color: Corresponds to the yellow color in chromotherapy.
Note: Genuine citrine is very rare, which is why the scarcely found stones are nothing but varieties of amethyst subject to thermal treatment until its color turns golden.
Note: It can be mistaken for topaz. It scratches easily. It changes color if left long enough in sunlight.
Chakras: Anahata, Sahasrara Padma

Metaphysical features:
• Dissipates negative energies, protects against evil
• Brings warmth, joy, optimism, harmony, goodness
• Eliminates negative energies at the level of the astral and mental bodies (it has one of the most powerful influences in this respect)
• Amplifies memory
• Induces the resonance with the energy of optimism, will, trust, discipline
• Eliminates anxiety, fear and depression
• Amplifies self-confidence, physical energy, mental clarity
• Helps at the awakening of psychic abilities and at focusing
• Useful in solving problems
• Recommended to those who have lost self-confidence
• Helps at the fulfillment of wishes
• Protects during travels
• Amplifies self-respect and personal value
• Increases the joy of living
• Stimulates receptivity
• Protects the family, education, interpersonal relationships
• Brings success in businesses and financial prosperity, recommendable to people involved in commercial activities. Deemed merchants’ stone. To be placed in a safe box, in the counter or in the room where the bookkeeping registries are held.

Effects on health: 
• Healing effects in cases of allergies, nutrition diseases, gastric acidity
• Increases the healing power of the organism
• Balances blood circulation, the activity of the heart, muscles, kidneys, thyroid, thymus, circulatory and excretory system, the activity of the colon, liver, digestive organs, spleen, urinary system
• Protects the head and the spine
• Eliminates nightmares
• Helps at the elimination of toxins
• Regenerates tissues
• Stimulates digestion
• Hel[s the assimilation of vitamins A, C, E
• Decreases pains in the appendix area

Astrological correspondences:
• Aries, Gemeni, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio (month of November), Sagittarius (month of November), Pisces
• Stone assigned to the month of November
• Governing planets: Mercury, Mars, the Sun
• Element: air
• Corresponds to number 6 (people born on the 6th, 15th, 24th)