Petrified Wood, Jet, Fossilised Wood

Metaphysical Healing Properties of Petrified Wood

Grounding, Strength, Support

  • Stone of grounding and transformation.
  • Calms the nerves.
  • Grounds by helping you to form a bond with the earth and to feel at home on the planet.
  • Can help one with past life recall such as in meditation.
  • Allows access to deeply stored information (inner knowledge), which will assist in growth in the physical, mental and etheric bodies so we can start to ascend to a higher level of self.
  • Stone of transformation as it helps us start our ascension to a higher level of self.

Geological/Historical Information

  • "Petrified Wood (agatized wood) is the name given to fossil wood where the replacement of the wood is by Chalcedony, but the banding in this case is due to the wood structure - not concentric deposition of the chalcedony - and the material is chalcedony, not true agate." Mindat
  • The process of a tree turning completely into stone is permineralization. In general, wood takes less than 100 years to petrify - more geological information.

Special Notes

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Additional Properties of Varieties


Jet (Black Amber, Lignite, Gem Lignite)

Purification of energy and vibrations to bring about protection on many levels. A powerful protector against psychic attacks, sickness. Protective to finances and business and brings stability to them. Should be cleared / cleansed fully after each use so ready to work with you again. Kind to people in difficulty and fear and has a very calming energy and release delusions. Purifies the vibration of the information coming in so good for clairaudience, spiritual quests, spiritual advancement, etc May assist with migraines, colds, lymphatic problems, clinical depression, liver, kidney and glandular problems.

Geological Information

Derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure - commonly the wood of trees of the family Araucariaceae. Jet is either black or dark brown, but may contain pyriteinclusions. More geological information on jet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jet_(lignite)

Jet