Power & Benefits of Sulphur:
Sulfur has a negative energy charge which makes it great for absorbing negative energies. It is beneficial for willfulness, exhaustion, and creativity. It blocks repetitive and distracting thought patterns and grounds thought processes into the here ad now.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Sulfur helps to ease stubbornness or rebellion allowing you to do what needs to be done for your good. It is good for getting rid of distracting thoughts and for inspiring your imagination. This is a great stone for the transformation of any kind and will also bring stability.
The Physical Connection:
Sulfur is thought to help reinvigorate the system after illness, for infections and fevers as well as minor insect bites. It is also thought to treat swelling and joint pain. It is believed to be helpful for use as an insect fumigant but not to be ingested by humans.
The Chakras Connected to Sulphur:
Solar Plexus Chakra.
Correlates with the sign of Leo.
Locations Found & History:
Italy, Greece, USA, Japan, Indonesia, Russia, South America, volcanic regions. Sulfur is mentioned in the Bible as brimstone and hell is mentioned to smell like sulfur, most likely because of volcanic activity, which is where the term fire-and-brimstone comes from. In ancient Egypt, the sulfur ointment was used to treat granular eyelids. In Greece, it was used for fumigation and medicine. In China, a type of sulfur is known as Shiliuhuang for its ability to light a fire and other alchemical properties. Indian alchemists also used sulfur and called it gandhaka which means smelly. European alchemists gave sulfur the alchemical symbol of a triangle at the top of a cross. It was used in creams to treat ringworm, scabies, psoriasis, eczema, and acne because of its antibacterial qualities.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Sulfur happens to be the tenth most common element by mass in the entire universe. It’s also the fifth most common element on Earth. Sulfur on Earth usually forms sulfide and sulfate minerals. Most sulfur these days is created by removing sulfur from natural gas and petroleum. It’s mainly used as the sulfuric acid for sulfate and phosphate fertilizers, as well as matches, fungicides, and pesticides. Sulfur belongs to the Chalcogen family, and it comes in both crystalline and massive forms. It comes in colors ranging from light yellow to deep yellow. It has a Mohs hardenss of 2.
How to Use Sulphur:
Use the crystal version of Sulfur to put over wounds and then either bury them or cleanse them after. Sulfur is toxic and should not be taken internally. Wash hands after handling.