Cinnabar is sometimes called the merchants stone or the shopkeeper's friend, as it is said to enhance abundance, wealth, business, and financial pursuits. It brings vitality. It increases persuasiveness and assertiveness, aids in prospering in endeavors without inciting aggression, and assists in organization and community work, business, and finance.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Cinnabar connects to the acceptance of everything being perfect exactly as it is, releasing energy blockages and aligning the energy centers.
It helps aggression. It enhances dignity and is helpful when you want to enhance your persona or change your image. It imparts fluency to the mind and speech. It teaches assertiveness without pushiness, it facilitates prospering in endeavors. It makes the outward demeanor aesthetically pleasing and elegant. It asserts that everything is perfect as is.
The Physical Connection:
Cinnabar is said to be good for blood, strength, flexibility, and fertility. It is said to help obesity. It is thought to release energy blockages and align energy centers.
The Chakras Connected to Cinnabar:
Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
Australia, China, Europe, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Russia, USA. Cinnabar was the alchemists' stone. As it contains mercury, it was believed the stone could be transmuted into gold. The name originated in ancient Persia from zinjifrah, which means dragon's blood, because of its wonderful vermillion color which was the pigment used in Stone Age cave art.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Found in form of druses, tabular, and needle-like crystals and masses. It has a Mohs hardness of 2 to 2.5.
How to Use Cinnabar:
No elixir as Cinnabar is toxic. Avoid wearing Cinnabar against the skin in humid conditions. Wash your hands and skin after using. It is strongly energetic and when placed in cash boxes it helps to increase income and to hold onto wealth.