Color: yellowish-orange or orangish-brown
Chakra(s): solar plexus and crown
About the stone: Citrine is the yellow variety of quartz
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Mohs scale: 7
Spiritual uses: Citrine activates the golden flecks of light vibrating in your halo, which shimmers and connects you with your Divine nature.
Mental uses: Good for mental clarity, citrine reminds you that whatever you ardently believe and desire and work passionately toward will manifest.
Emotional uses: Citrine activates self-confidence and joy.
Physical uses: Citrine helps improve digestive difficulties, bladder and kidney problems, allergies, and eating disorders.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) byMargaret Ann Lembo