Citrine Meaning: Clarity, Positivity, Imagination

Citrine Meaning and Metaphysical Properties

Keywords: manifestation, personal will, mental clarity, creativity

Element: Fire, Air

Zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra

Chakras: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)

Citrine Meaning and Metaphysical Properties

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Citrine is a beautiful variety of quartz that ranges from white, to yellow, to shades of red. They sport pretty autumn colors and hues that being abundances and manifestation into ones life. Citrine is the national birthstone of November and can be associated with the zodiac signs of Aries, Gemini, Leo, and Libra to enhance the positive qualities of the sign.  This stone has been used ornamentally for thousands of years, mainly in Ancient Greece and Scotland. This gem was encrusted into sword handles and used as jewellery for the movie stars during the WWI and WWII eras. Today, Citrine is used primarily for the color, clarity, and ability to bring out the inner joy within the soul. The name Citrine comes from the French word irin ‘ meaning yellow. Citrine deposits can be found in Brazil, Russia, France, and Madagascar. Darker Citrine is the rarest derivative.


Citrine is a common variety of quartz and has a hardness of 7. The Citrine crystal system is trigonometrical and its yellowish hues are traces of iron in the atomic structure. It varies in shades of pale yellow to a deep amber, to orange, and some specimens exhibiting a brown tinge. Much of commercial Citrine on the market is heat treated amethyst. In general, deep amber and orange shades are heat  treated varieties. Natural Citrine is mostly a pale yellow. Some may have rainbow inclusions which help clear and align the 7 energy centers. This is a very durable stone and the stones that have been known to scratch it are Topaz, Sapphire, and Diamond. Citrine is known as the “success stone” due the amount of positive energy it radiates.

Citrine Meaning and Metaphysical Properties
Raw Citrine Chunks

Metaphysical Uses and Crystal Meaning

Natural Citrine is the prime stone for manifestation, imagination, and personal empowerment. Citrine opens the door to increase clarity in thought, enhance creativity,  and magnify the powers of your inner will. It is the prime stone of the Sacral Chakra (2nd) and is capable of awakening powers of the inner creative imagination in even the most unconscious individuals. Citrine is a natural cleanser, meaning it purifies negative energy and turns it into positive usable energy.

Citrine energizes on every level. It opens the intuition. Citrine attracts wealth, prosperity and success. It imparts joy, wonder, delight, and enthusiasm in ones life. It raises self esteem and confidence. Citrine enhances concentration and revitalizes the mind. It clears the negative traits of depression, fear, and phobia.

Citrine is self clearing. It does not hold or accumulate negative energy, but rather transmutes and dissipates it, making it usable and protective to the energies and environment its around. It works on a number of physical and spiritual levels, transforming negative thoughts into positive ones. Citrine enhances imagination and wonder and allows you to see the world with a joyful, childlike attitude. Citrine helps unlock the creative powers of all all beings by stimulating the three portals of imagination- Sacral Chakra (2nd), Solar Plexus Chakra (2nd), Third Eye Chakra (6th). Citrine works to activate and harmonize these energy centers which are ideal in the progressive process of creative imagination. This is essential when starting new projects and having the drive to get it done to its fullest potential.

In balance with the Third Eye Chakra (6th), Citrine activates the thinking process and enhances mental clarity, as well as enhancing clairvoyance and visions of inner images. The creative spiritual being is stimulated with the harmonization of the Sacral Chakra (2nd) so new ideas and potentials can manifest and bring you abundance in your life. Citrine balances and aligns your ethereal body with the creative flow of the universe. Citrine is the stone epitome of human will.

Citrine is excellent crystal for interpersonal relationships and soothes family or group problems. Carry one in your purse to attract money and stop excessive spending. Citrine is a good stone for work in sales, merchant banking, casinos, and media. It is an important crystal for medical and personal healers.

Citrine Meaning and Metaphysical Properties

Citrine enhances personal stamina and stimulates healthy digestion, the spleen and pancreas. It is beneficial in its treatment of diabetes, eye problems, increases blood circulation, detoxifies the blood, and activates the thymus, balancing the thyroid. It can help to relive constipation and reduce cellulite.

By resonating with Citrine, we are reminded that we are loved and supported by Source in our efforts toward manifestation. When one chooses the path of love and joy, opening to the power of the Divine Will, Citrine supports us in bringing forth what is truly beautiful in ones life.

Citrine can be combined with Zincite, Orange Calcite and Carnelian to enhance creativity. Heliodor, Golden Labradorite and Imperial Topaz are used to stimulate the inner will. To bring you to a higher spiritual awareness and bring your spirit to higher realms, use Citrine with Amethyst, Petalite, Danburite, Clear Apophyllite Scolecite, and Herderite.

Spiritual: Citrine is a great manifestor, allowing one to purify the manifestation channel to bring the Divine Energy into your intention and action. It assists one in maintaining their direction when the going gets difficult or when things appear in their path. It helps with learning and stimulating the mind.

Emotional: Citrine helps in overcoming difficulty, maintaining effort through adversity, and taking decisive action to resolve difficult situations. It can help you overcome feelings of being undeserving of abundance. It enhances playfulness and happiness into the energy systems.

Physical: Citrine promotes physical stamina and energy. It supports the endocrine system and encourages proper metabolism. It is helpful for digestion issues can be used for assistance in weight loss with an increase of energy to promote a good workout.

Mystical Gemstones are not a replacement for medicine. Contact your medical physician or shaman if you have any questions or concerns on how these can effect your system.

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We a variety of Citrine pieces for sale in our store, whether you want polished, raw, large or small pieces. Citrine is a gemstone that The Magikal Door loves to teach people about. We use Citrine is almost all of our healing work and encourage every person to carry a small piece on them to dispel negativity.

Visit our store today at 2011 Princess Anne Street Suite 103 Fredericksburg VA 22401 for more information about the psychic services, gemstones, and other products we offer.



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