With Christmas around the corner (yes…we know it’s still September) it’s time to plan your gift list! With the Covid19 rules, shopping online is the best way to get your gifts AND we advise to do it sooner rather than later. What to buy for Christmas 2020? Amber stones and amber jewellery! Not only amber looks good on everyone, but its healing properties will help to restore your immune system and will make dealing with the stress brought by the year 2020 much easier.
If you cannot make it to the Amber Room in St Petersburg, let’s bring the amber to you. What is amber?
Amber is a fossilized tree resin that stores the energy of the earth and absorbs the power of the sun. For this reason, it has long been credited with magical and healing properties which involve pain relief, calming effect and at the same time has a powerful energetic effect and, according to folk medicine, it protects its owner from the evil eye…
Healing properties of amber.
Amber is a powerful cleanser and healer; it draws toxins from the body, heals and renews the nervous system and balances the right and left parts of the brain. This miraculous gemstone helps to treat your throat, stomach, spleen, kidneys (by preventing the formation of kidney stones!), bladder, liver and gallbladder. Amber strengthens the mucus membranes and alleviates joint problems. It reduces the impact of weather conditions that might affect some more sensitive people. It also prevents colds, treats rheumatism, joint diseases and arthritis. Amber helps with thyroid disorders and simply reduces headaches as well… It may all sound too good to be true, but why not try it for yourself? Here are 6 best uses of amber we selected for you…
Best to be worn directly on the body, the natural Baltic amber, once heated by the body temperature, it will release fully its healing properties. As it also looks stunning, it will compliment any outfit and can be a beautiful gift for any occasion.
To enhance the therapeutic effect, it is also recommended to have a small bag filled with natural unprocessed amber. The stones help to alleviate the effect of radiation from wi-fi and other electronic equipment. The stones can be placed on the office table next to the computer, taken into the car, put under the pillow or placed on the nightstand next to your bed. It has hypoallergenic, antibacterial, antistatic properties, perfectly ionizes the air helping with insomnia, excessive anxiety and irritability.
This is a must for all those who suffer with joint problems. Next time you read a book or you’re watching Netflix, grab the amber pebbles, heat them up, place them in a bag or gauze, and apply to the sore joint; the procedure must be repeated twice a day for 15-20 minutes.
4. Amber cosmetics
The healing property of amber stones is based on the presence of succinic acid and its salts, which are natural bio stimulants, that activate the kidneys, intestines, nervous system, and have an anti-inflammatory effect. The use in cosmetology is based on the property of destroying free radicals, thus preventing the premature aging of the skin. You can buy a multitude of cosmetics containing amber acid: scrubs, shampoo, amber acid tablets or 100% natural amber oil.. The latter one deserves a special recommendation: perfect for use in massage, it intensively moisturizes the skin, relieves skin stress after sunburn, soothes dry skin and has an antioxidant effect.
If you’ve got young kids of your own, you might have seen babies from toddler groups wearing amber jewellery… We can assure you, it is not a fashion statement! Amber anklets for babies have been proven to work like magic when it comes to the painful teething. All the creams and gels available over the counter in your chemist might cause an allergic reaction, and let’s be honest, most get ingested straight away. The natural amber stone will significantly reduce teething pain and discomfort. The beads will act as a natural pain relief, being absorbed through the baby's skin, as the succinic acid improves the well-being. Wearing them daily will reduce swelling of the gums, drooling and cheek redness. One word of advice though: stay clear of necklaces for babies, use only anklets as the stones should stay as far away as possible from the baby's mouth to avoid choking hazard.
6. Amber jewellery and ornaments.
Pebbles and unpolished stones are proven to work miracles, but let’s not deprive ourselves from feeling beautiful! You can find original amber jewellery in a wide variety of combinations with precious metals. With Christmas almost around the corner, this can be THE gift for someone special out there. And instead of a bonsai tree, why not getting an amber tree instead. With a wide selection of bracelets and rings you can create a perfect gift.
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