How to Use Petrified Wood Energy

By Patricia Bryant Resnick
Petrified wood

Petrified wood isn't really a crystal, it's fossilized wood, and it carries a mixture of both wood and stone energies. Petrified wood is a calming stone, and increases perseverance and patience. Its protective energies are very grounding, but will also connect you to the past and the future in a way that other stones can't. Petrified wood is also considered a stone of communication. It can ease the harsh edge off communication in difficult times, enhance public speaking and smooth discussions. Read on to learn how to use petrified wood energy.

Use petrified wood to ground your own higher consciousness. It is a direct link with the enlightened energy of the planet. Keep a small piece in your pocket or a medicine pouch to keep yourself grounded and still in touch with the bigger picture.

Keep a piece of petrified Wood in the vicinity of stiff or weak joints. It will aid in flexibility, strength and relief of inflammation.

Use a piece of petrified Wood as an aid for your memory. The energy of this stone will keep you in touch with your thoughts and help you to make them manifest.

Use petrified wood as a focus for meditation, or just keep it in the room with you while you meditate. Petrified wood is perhaps the greatest nature-based meditation stone. It is the stone that represents both the trees and the forest.

Use petrified wood as a basic stone for a medicine pouch. It works and plays well with all other stones, and will help to solidify the energy of the other stones.

Keep a decorative piece of petrified wood on your desk if you work in an office environment. It will bring the power of the trees and rocks to your aid throughout your work day.

About the Author

Patricia Bryant Resnick started writing when she was 7. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Sonoma State University in 1975. She began writing professionally in 1996 and has been published in "Rolling Stone," "Georgia Family Magazine" and online. Resnick specializes in food and gardening articles; she is a regular reviewer of tea on the Web.