Petrified Wood Meanings
Key words: Steady growth, a strong body, past-life recall, patience, inner peace
Chakras: Base, Third eye
Zodiac Signs: Leo, Virgo
Number: Master number 77
Petrified Wood Crystal Healing Properties:
Petrified wood is a stone of roots, beginnings and ancient knowledge. It encourages slow, steady growth towards spiritual transformation. It instils strength of character and helps one live by one’s ideals. It gives us a sense of peace during times of change. Petrified wood can assist in accessing information from ancestral DNA or past lives, and can ground these insights into our current reality.
Petrified Wood History and Uses:
Petrified Wood has been used to help connect with the energies Earth and Wood. It is very helpful for those who live in in a concrete jungle and who’s spirit feels disconnected from Nature. It encourages respect for the natural world and enhances harmony.
Petrified Wood Geological Description:
Petrified Wood is a member of the quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 6.6 to 7. Petrified wood is formed when wood, after death, is quickly covered with fine grain sedimentary rock. The organic wood substance is replaced by silicon dioxide in a pseudomorphosis process. Amazing specimens of petrified wood have been found in Holbrook, Arizona. It has also been found in Egypt, Australia, Brazil and Argentina.
Affirmation: I grow and evolve slowly, steadily, with strength and patience, drawing from the lessons of my soul’s history.