Citrine Meaning and Healing Properties

Citrine Meaning and Healing Properties

Citrine is one of the few healing minerals on the planet that does not hold or accumulate negative energy. Citrine is known as a “Joyful Stone”, as it dissipates and transmutes negative energy, working out problems on all levels: Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual. Citrine is a variety of Quartz imported from Congo, bringing a more positive outlook to one’s mind in order to help them reach their happy ending.

Citrine is chemically composed of Silicon Dioxide, (SiO2). Citrine is placed in the triangular crystal system, with a hardness of 7. Citrine vibrates to the number 6 and associates with the astrological signs Gemini, Aries, Libra, and Leo.

Citrine ranges from smoky-yellow to golden-yellow in color, possessing a very bright energy that promotes comfort. The radiant color of Citrine increases the amount of light surrounding the body and protect the aura, causing the positive sunlight energy to beam directly into one's environment. Yellow Citrine is said to bring one a power that solidifies new interests and relationships, while adding zest, optimism, and meaning to one’s life. Gold Citrine brings about success and happiness, as it is traditionally the color of riches as well as the sun.

Citrine makes for an excellent crystal for those who are extremely vulnerable or susceptible to outside energies. Citrine is also known for its cleansing power; it has been said to uplift the soul and is quite powerful for manifestation purposes. Citrine comes in all shapes and sizes, perfect for carrying in medicine bags, jewelry making, or used on a crystal grid.

Citrine holds very positive, encouraging healing properties, such as personal will, clarity, creativity, balance, focus, endurance and stamina. Citrine has the ability to open the higher mind to accept joy into one’s life, releasing anger and negative feelings as well as fears and self-destructive tendencies. Citrine allows one to move forward in life with a more optimistic outlook, while encouraging one to enjoy new experiences and explorations in life. Citrine is one of the most powerful crystals to use when overcoming depression, reducing one's sensitivity to criticism and inspiring self-expression.

Natural Citrine enhances physical stamina and energy, promoting proper metabolism and supporting the endocrine system. Citrine also stimulates digestion, prompting circulation within the spleen and pancreas while also eliminating infections of the kidney and bladder. Citrine is a fabulous stone for women in particular, relieving menstrual symptoms as well as menopausal symptoms. (Some examples of these would be hot flashes, hormonal imbalance fatigue, nausea, and sudden mood swings.)

Citrine takes the name of “Merchant’s Stone” because of its ability to increase willpower and help one save money. Citrine is often placed in the wealthy area of a home to attract abundance. Citrine’s presence in the center of a room can energize an entire space.

Powered by the Sun, Citrine is useful for the balancing of the yin-yang energy and for aligning the chakras with the ethereal plane. It activates, opens, and energizes the sacral and solar plexus chakras, directing, via personal power, creativity, and intelligent decisiveness. These energies are necessary to enhance the physical body. Citrine is very useful during meditation as it opens the doors to inner thought.

Manifestation, Personal Will, Clarity, Creativity, Success, Positive, Balance, Focus, Endurance, Stamina

Hardness: 7
Chemical Composition: SiO2 (silicon dioxide)
Crystal System: Trigonal
Color: Orange, Yellow, and Brown

Chakra Alignment: Base, Sacral, and Solar Plexus
Element: Fire
Numeric Vibration: Number 6
Astrological Association: Gemini, Aries, Libra, and Leo


Citrine is often placed in the wealth area of a home to attract abundance. Its presence in the center of a room can cleanse and energize your space.

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  • Abby Ruiz