There is no amber in the gem list. You will not find it among the semiprecious ones, because it is not a stone in essence, they designate it so conditionally. Amber is the hardened fossil resin of coniferous trees that grew during the Poloogen era in Fenoscandia. The development of amber began by our distant ancestors - with its help they made a fire, noticing the healing qualities of the mineral, and made amulets from it. Amber is the only mineral with a wide healing and magical spectrum of action that is not used in the rituals of black magic. The sun mineral is only for the benefit of humans.
The ancient Slavs noticed the magical properties of amber, thanks to which it became very popular. How did our ancestors use it?
The benefits of amber for women
At birth, a person received a talisman made of golden or yellow amber to protect him from the evil eye. A nursing woman always wore amber beads so that the child with mother's milk would absorb the kind, cheerful solar energy of the mineral - and the child's disposition would become the same. In addition, lactation increased. For pregnant women, amber ensured trouble-free bearing of a child and easy childbirth. At all times, amber jewelry was popular among women - amulets made of sunny shades of the mineral retained youth, health, and endowed them with the joy of life.
The benefits of amber for men
For men, amber of a dark red, cherry hue was useful in that it brought good luck in military campaigns, endowing the owner with strength and health. You can feel the magical energy of amber by rubbing the mineral in your palms, it will become warm and share the scent of a pine forest.
Amber can choose its own owner. Sometimes, contrary to astrological recommendations, a person is comfortable and cozy with amber jewelry. The mineral, covered with cracks, warns of danger, changing its color pulls the pain of a person - it takes care of the owner. In gratitude for the healing of amber, they carry out energetic cleansing - for some time they are immersed in a saline solution. An optimistic, sunny mineral has never let its owners down, helping to return the love of life, becoming a source of inspiration, bringing good luck, enhancing intuition.
Amber as a panacea for all diseases is widely known and used in folk medicine. Already in the 13th century, they tried to invent an elixir of immortality on the basis of amber chips. In modern medicine, amber-based preparations are produced to prevent hemolysis. They help in the treatment of mastopathy, various types of cysts, in the fight against malignant tumors.
Amber contains iodine, therefore, wearing short amber beads is useful for the treatment and prevention of thyroid diseases. The sun mineral contains succinic acid. The range of its healing qualities is wide enough. It stimulates the body's metabolism, has an antiseptic effect, increases hemoglobin, and is used as an anti-stress agent. Tincture on the basis of amber crumbs helps against all lung ailments, and for the treatment of chronic coughs and asthma they use the smoke formed during the burning of amber. Amber is also used in pediatrics. Amber plates are recommended for teething children.
Considering the healing and magical components of amber, one can call it a symbol of well-being, health and a happy life.