Properties of the stone - It is believed that Petrified wood was once a living, breathing tree in the ancient time. Over the course of time it was buried and fossilised and hence the organic parts in its structure were replaced by the minerals. The markings of the crystal that you can see in this gemstone are the actual rings and knots of the original tree. It is considered to be grounding and protecting stone which has many beneficial properties.
Mohs (Hardness) Scale : 6.5 to 7
Healing properties - Petrified Wood has many healing properties. It calms your nerves and alleviates your fears. It also encourages your feeling of being safe and secure. It helps you to meditate and soothe your senses and takes them to rest. It helps you to make distinction between the good and the bad so that you can make appropriate choices. It will also prevent you from unnecessary troubles and tensions and helps you relax your mind. For businessmen it brings immense success and good luck. It helps them do extremely well in their business. It helps you restore your physical energy and pick up the strength to start again.
Speciality and its uses - this is a very special stone which has many uses. It is nothing but the fossilised remains of wood that have been converted into stone through the course of time. If you keep a piece of it, it does immense benefit to you by providing you the courage and strength to do all the good things. It is a great source of energy and motivation.