The Merchant’s Stone
Zodiac: Cancer, Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Sacral & Crown
Powered by the Sun, Citrine warms, cleanses, and energizes. Highly protective, Citrine makes a great tool for transmuting negative energy. Citrine heightens self-discipline and willpower, attracting professional success and wealth. It has been called "the merchant's stone", and can be placed in a cash box or drawer, or in the far-left corner, or "wealth corner", of the home, to attract abundance. Carry Citrine in the purse or pocket as a general good-luck stone. Used in manifestation rituals, Citrine works well in an energy-grid, with yellow candles and Clear Quartz and/or other Citrine Crystals surrounding it.
Most often associated with the Sacral, Root, and Solar Plexus Chakras, Citrine can also be used to cleanse all of the Chakras. Sunny Citrine has a joyful vibration that transmits outward to those nearby, making these crystals 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. Citrine is often credited with 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.
Physically, Citrine can support and enhance 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.