Serpentine is a name for a group of magnesium silicate minerals. Lizardite is the most common species of Serpentine. Typical colors – Green, black-green, brown-red, brown-yellow, white.
Serpentine Stones are found in a large number of places including Australia, Britain, Russia, Norway, Italy, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Brazil and the USA.
The meaning of the name of this crystal, comes from the Greek word ‘serpens’, meaning snake, because of the way that many pieces of this stone have a similarity to the appearance of snakeskin.
It was highly valued by the Aztec civilization. It is a fairly common stone, and although it is predominantly in shades of green from fairly light green to darker green, it may include greenish-black, red, brownish-red, brownish-yellow, yellow and white colors.
The color of these rocks may depend on where it comes from. A specific variety found in Arizona in the USA is also known as Arizona lizard stone.
Serpentine supports efforts at re-balancing your digestion. While watching your eating regime and following any medical advice you have received, delve into your consciousness to uncover what you might find difficult to swallow, literally and figuratively.
Serpentine is a good cleansing stone, and has been used to detoxify the blood and the body. It is said to aid longevity, eliminate parasites, and help calcium and magnesium absorption. Some report using it to treats hypoglycemia and diabetes, and to help with pain relief, especially muscular and menstrual.
Serpentine is ideal for those who are subjected to electromagnetic or energetic pollution. It protects the delicate energetic structures of the DNA and cells. It supports healing by aligning your energy field with the earth, which invigorates the body.
Serpentine helps with disturbances to the heart rhythm, kidney and stomach complaints and also when diarrhea an constipation keep alternating. It balances over acidification and stimulates the magnesium metabolism in the body. This stone will help to relax cramps.
Serpentine may ease the symptoms of Alzheimer and senile dementia. It’s been reported to ease the pain from bites and stings. Some say it corrects low blood sugar, diabetes, and muscle weakness, and will ease skin inflammation, eczema, varicose veins, remove warts and skin and hair parasites.