Petrified Wood comes from the Greek root petro, which means rock or stone, with literal meaning 'wood turned into stone'. It's the name given to the fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrified Wood is the result of a tree turning into stone through the process of per-mineralization.
Petrified wood can assist anyone who is feeling stuck or experiencing being frozen in time. It helps to create balance and offers a foundation from which to launch new goals or undertake a different path. Petrified wood is also a wonderful grounding stone. It helps to calm scattered energies.
Petrified wood works on the Sacral chakra stimulating energy to flow through the body unlocking the place of sensuality, creativity, and passion. This area boosts the gut brain connection to let energy and information flow freely.