Citrine, The Birthstone of November


Citrine has a bright yellow hue, which reflects its equally vibrant energy. Like Vitamin C for the soul, the Citrine crystal properties emanate positivity and joy. By connecting with Citrine, it empowers the energy of the sun embodied within this stone. This serves as a source of positive energy in all aspects of your life.

It is also known as “The Merchant’s Stone,” which is believed to bring prosperity when placed in a cash register or money related areas.

This beautiful crystal is often used to assist in manifesting financial abundance and opportunities. It can also be used to awaken the Solar Plexus Chakra (3rd Chakra), helping to cultivate confidence and personal power.

What Is Citrine?

Citrine is a popular type of quartz crystal often used to in conjunction with feng shui to welcome abundance, prosperity, and positivity. Natural Citrine is quite rare, and most Citrine is actually Amethyst that has been heat-treated to alter its color. Citrine gets its name from the French word citron, which means lemon. Like citrus fruits, Citrine comes in sunny shades of yellow and orange.

This crystal is also associated with people born in the year of Rooster.

Key features:  Prosperity, Confident, Success

Zodiac signs associated: Aries, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Sagittarius

As a strong believer of energy and choice, I self-read and study about horoscopes and crystals. That doesn’t mean I allow these to take control of my life. Remember to evaluate and make choices you feel best at the point of time.

How to Cleanse Your Crystals

  • Soak them in clean water. Make sure the gemstones submerge completely in the water. You may add salt but not a compulsory. Leave them for 10 to 15 mins.
  • Drained the crystals and spread and lay them out on something flat.
  • Sun them in morning preferably. Leave them for at least half an hour. The purpose of this is to “absorb” the energy from the sunlight. You may also choose to do so during night, when the full moon is up.
  • Sage it if you like but not necessary.

Cleaning your crystals is not about superstitious. Just like your home, your clothes. You wash and clean them to rid the dirt.

Energies is like wind. You can’t see it but you feel them. How you take care of your environment plays a key factor on your own vibration. There no point to put crystals, gemstones, figurines, status etc. if you don’t bother to maintain them properly.

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