Benefits of Amber
Why was amber popularly used in Chinese medicines and herbal teas? Why did people in the ancient period wear beads? Well, it has been believed that wearing bracelets or beads of certain minerals could improve one’s health. Even though substances, like amber and pears, have been found to contain medicinal substances, most of the ingredients that are used in healing are immediately destroyed by gastric juices in the body when taken internally. Furthermore, ingredients in some substances might trigger undesirable side effects and even sickness. Amber was popularly used for health enhancement and healing purposes. There are several varieties of amber, and are normally separated by their texture, locality, grains, transparency and color. Here are the common benefits of amber.
1. Detoxify the body
Honey colored amber beads are popularly used to cleanse the body, alleviate arthritis, improve blood circulation and breathing, relax the body and provide relief from aftershock.
2. Boost immune system
Orange amber beads are known to help reduce inflammation, speed up healing of wounds, and boost immune system especially in patients with heart problems.
3. Improve heart function
According to recent scientific studies, red crystal amber beads aid in enhancing heart function, and are also effective in increasing blood circulation in the body.
4. Relieve allergies
Yellow silk amber beads are known to alleviate stomachache, increase oxygen levels, and reduce gastritis pain. It also keeps the signs of aging at bay, leaving the skin even and smoother.
Amber beads in all its shades, shapes and color are truly attractive to wear. It changes its appearance depending on the makeup and reflection of light.
Amber has its share of shortcomings as well; one being that the beads are small in size and hence not sturdy. This simply means proper care needs to be taken when handling them since they are fragile.