Baltic amber is from the Eocene epoch. The trees in the Baltic region produced enough tree resin to provide such an abundant source of this natural resource that artisan are able to use it for a multitude of creative endeavors. The uniqueness of Baltic amber is that it contains succinic acid, which is also why Baltic amber is referred to as succinite. It is believed that when Baltic amber is worn close to the skin, our body temperature heats the amber and releases succinic acid and it is that acid that helps relieve pain.* ~ *
Gemstone properties – All gemstone properties mentioned are not a substitute for medical consultation, they are presented as spiritual information only. Information regarding healing properties is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure ailments. It is advised that if you believe that you have a medical condition to seek the aid of a trained medical professional.