Petrified Wood is an ideal stone for individuals who are constantly fluctuate between emotions, concentration levels, and anxiety based fear. The stone practices patience, and offers a slow and steady growth for a person to achieve a spiritual transformation. By stabilizing one’s emotions, Petrified Wood ensures calm in those who may be experiencing fear. It offers feelings of safety and security to assist those who are going through processes of change. Petrified Wood also has a connection to time, as it ensures us that we are moving forward in a steady way, neither too fast or too slow or in combat with the days’ hours. Just as the circles on a tree trunk represent its age, petrified wood assists in recalling past life instances, gaining insight, and making connections from these memories. It aids in combating limitations that may have been handed down through ancestors and helps you avoid repetitive mistakes. Being a gradual stone, Petrified Wood ensures one will reach their goal if they trust in the process. Petrified Wood dates back to more than 225 years ago, when columns of the wood were scattered across the desert. The trees were uprooted by great floods or flows of lava, and washed down from the highlands only to be buried by silt and volcanic ash. Overtime, wind and rain unearthed the wood, and the petrification became visible. Petrified wood can be used in a variety of healing forms. It is particularly useful to protect joints and to provide strength and relief from inflammation. A decorative piece of Petrified Wood can also be used in one’s work environment to release power from trees and rocks to assist throughout the work day.