Amber is a fossilized tree resin which is often found in the form of yellow-orange to brownish-red gemstones. It is composed of a combination of organic compounds and has been used as a gemstone and for healing purposes for thousands of years.
Amber is used in jewelry, as home décor and in art pieces. It is also used in natural medicines for treating a variety of ailments, such as bronchitis, asthma, arthritis, and for enhancing one's emotional wellbeing.
Amber is found in many locations around the world, including the Baltic Sea, the Dominican Republic, Columbia, Poland, Russia, and Mexico. It is significantly abundant in the Baltic region, particularly in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
Amber contains several healing properties, such as as anti-inflammatory, immunity boosting, and analgesic properties. It also helps rejuvenate and de-stress the mind and body, assist in fighting depression and clear out emotional blocks.
Interesting Facts About Amber:
- Amber is the fossilized resin of ancient trees, and is millions of years old.
- Not all amber is gem-quality, so not all amber found in the wild can be used for jewelry.
- Amber is known for its ability to attract negative ions, which can help purify the air in a home or work environment.
- Amber can be used to make fertility jewelry, believed to help increase the odds of conception.
- Amber is believed to help boost positive energy and reduce stress.
List of Other Similar Ingredients:
- Lapis lazuli