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Citrine – Guide of Healing Crystals

Citrine carries the power of the sun, it is warm, energizing, life-giving and calming. It stimulates the chakras like the sunlight, clears the mind and opens the heart to gratitude, like the lights of the Indian Summer opens up your mood after rainy days.

Citrine Meanings

Citrine got its name because of its color. This is derived from the Latin word “citrus” and translated means lemon. Until the Middle Ages, this name was used for several yellow stones. Because of its color it is also called sun stone, life stone, or light stone.

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Citrine occurrence:

USA, Russia, Madagascar, Spain, France, Brazil, Zambia

Effects of Citrine

Citrine is a premier stone of manifestation, imagination and personal will.
Its frequency awakens creativity and imagination and supports the process of transforming dreams and desires into tangible forms. With its pure yellow energy, citrine encourages fullness of life, new beginnings and new aspirations.

Citrine is a crystal that is full of creative energy.
If you are looking for a helper to boost your creativity, place the citrine next to your easel, workbench, musical instrument or any other tools you use. You’ll feel your ideas come more easily and without hesitation.

Citrine is also known as the stone of success and the stone of the merchant. It will manifest success and abundance in your business or career.


Citrine is said to help in the treatment of diseases of the urinary tract, kidneys and digestive system. It can also help regulate imbalances in the thyroid gland and problems with the gallbladder.

Citrine crystals energize the body and strengthen electrical impulses in the nervous system. They also help to strengthen the nerves and strengthen the spine.


Filled with positive energy, you can more easily connect to your inner light, as well as bring a sense of optimism to your endeavors.

Citrine can help very well against stress, grief and depression. It gives new zest for life, brightens the mood and strengthens self-confidence and one’s own individuality. It gives clarity in life, awakens curiosity for new things and can help to better process experiences or disappointments. But the citrine also increases the determination and strengthens the expressiveness.

Chakra Healing and Balancing with Citrine :

Citrine works best when on the solar plexus chakra, but also on the sacral chakra.

Citrine Spiritual Energy:

Citrine also represents spiritual joy, as it spreads positive energetic light in its aura and is considered one of only two crystals that do not need to be charged or cleansed.
In this sense, you can use it as an excellent tool to bring positive energies to areas where you suspect negative energies, spirits or even ghosts.

Citrine is an excellent crystal for those who are overly sensitive and vulnerable to outside energies and influences. When worn or used in crystal healing, the brilliant yellow color increases the amount of light surrounding the body and protects the aura. It is also a good talisman for situations where one needs to feel confident and secure.

Citrin & Meditation:

Citrine is a great meditation crystal for those who want to add some liveliness and a vibrant, radiant energy to this otherwise relaxing process.
When you meditate with the citrine, you feel a glowing warmth from within and from outside.

Citrine as Goddess crystal:

Citrine honors Demeter, the Greek Goddess of the Harvest.
Citrine honors Sekhmet, the Egyptian Goddess of War.

Citrine as Zodiac Stone:

Citrine is an important main stone for the zodiac signs Gemini and Virgo. For Gemini this gemstone helps to clear emotional problems and for Virgo it stands by in difficult times, strengthens their personality and gives more self-confidence.

Citrine as Birth Stone:

Citrine is the modern birthstone of month November

Citrine Talismans and Amulets:

Citrine is a seeker-transformer crystal.
They are navigators, directors and compasses, the crystals of new beginnings. They are talismans of the scientist, the adventurer, the hunter, the wanderer and the explorer. They are also the crystals of the student and the researcher.

Transformer crystals help us change our situation, health, outlook or relationships.
They are excellent talismans to help us grow, develop new skills and change our lives.

Citrine Gem Water:

[Goebel, Joachim; Gienger, Michael. Gem Water: How to Prepare and Use More than 130 Crystal Waters for Therapeutic Treatments (S.71). Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. Kindle-Version.]


Yellow crystalline quartz (silicon dioxide, trigonal, prim.).


Self-expression, self-confidence, courage for life, joie de vivre. For dynamism and variety; improves processing of experiences. Helps with grief, depression, bed-wetting and growth disorders. Has a warming effect; strengthens the nerves, digestion, stomach, spleen and pancreas, so good for diabetes.


All methods are suitable.


Strongly effective; possible to take large amounts.

Citrine cleaning, charging and discharging

Citrine can be discharged under warm water after each use and charged overnight in an amethyst drusy. Even though Citrine is known as a stone that has self-cleansing abilities, manually cleansing it from time-to-time surely won’t hurt and will ultimately improve your connection with the Citrine as well.

Footnote: - quoted books
Book of stones by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian ;
The Crystal Bible Volume 1 Godsfield Bibles
The Crystal Bible Volume 2 Godsfield Bibles
Stones of the New Consciousness: Healing, Awakening and Co-creating with Crystals, Minerals and Gems
Stones of the Goddess: Crystals for the Divine Feminine
Ultimate Guide to Crystal Grids by Hall, J
Wicca Crystal Magic A Wiccan Guide of Magical Healing Crystal to Learn the Secrets and the Power of Gems and Stones; A Fundamental Illustration About ... How to Practice Rituals and Crystal Spells


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