How to Use Petrified Wood

Overview of the healing properties of petrified wood:

  • Grounding
  • Clearing the mind
  • Sorting things out, removing the unneeded or harmful
  • Courage
  • Willpower
  • Healing grudges and anger
  • Associated with the sun, sunflowers, fire, and the earth element

To me, the spirit of petrified wood is full of electric energy, fire, passion, trickery, and playfulness.

Petrified wood helps with getting the inner sun in balance. This means circadian rhythms and building regular good habits.Petrified wood can help us when we feel like life is just raining and pouring on us all of the time. He helps us to bring more sunshine into our lives. Since this is a root energy centre stone, the energies can be very grounding and centering. Petrified wood reminds us to always look down and remember that there is life in the earth.

Petrified wood is very adept at re-wiring the mind, body and emotions, He likes to help with putting things back in their place after being scattered and out of sync. This could be a faulty belief system, energy in your auric field moving the wrong way, or decreased awareness due to shock.

Petrified wood also helps with clearing smoke from the mind so that you can have complete clarity and focus. This type of clarity helps with having a strong will and adamantly working towards your goals.The liver and gallbladder benefit a lot from the energy of petrified wood. He also teaches courage and strength – he helps you to “have the gall” to do things. Petrified wood also helps with grudges and anger that have been burning within you for a long time. It is the kind of anger that makes you plan out and fantasize about revenge for a long time without ever taking action or trying to heal your anger.

Petrified wood can teach you to expand. This stone says that there is only so much you can fit into a small space. So you have to think bigger, so much bigger. This means dreaming big and thinking highly of yourself.

Physically, petrified wood can help with: 

  • Rebellious qi (TCM)
  • Skin burns
  • Memory, mind fog
  • Cleansing the liver
  • Improving gallbladder function, helps you produce enough bile
  • Balancing hormones
  • Cleansing
  • Constipation

Do you want to understand more about how to work with crystals and how they actually work? Check out How Does Crystal Healing Work

This is for educational purposes only and it is not meant to replace the care or advice of a medical professional in any way.