Affirmation: I have the courage to set boundaries with love and grace. I am protected. Experiences from the past empower me.
Color: various shades of yellow, gold, brown, and sometimes green
Chakra(s): solar plexus and navel
About the stone: Amber is an organic tree resin which has hardened over a 30 million year period. It is composed of several resins, succinic acid and a volatile oil as well as hydrogen sulphide.
Astrological sign(s): Gemini, Leo, Aquarius
Mohs scale: 2–2.5
Spiritual uses: Amber is a tool for recalling past lives with the intent to uncover how those memories can help you in your lifenow. All regression therapy, whether it is a regression in this life or a past life, should have the intention to assist you in understanding and breaking unwanted repetitive patterns.
Mental uses: Amber enhances your conscious understanding of the messages within past memories to favorably assist you in your decision-making processes
Emotional uses: With conscious intention, amber gives you the courage to establish healthy boundaries in your relationships in all areas of your life. This fossilized resin helps you to clear out the unwanted energies from energy-sucking acquaintances, friends, colleagues, and family members
Physical uses: Use this stone to help remove toxic substances from your physical body when you are performing a cleanse since it amplifies your intention to remove any harmful matter from your body.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo