Therapeutic Properties of Amber:
Ancient Greeks believed that Amber came from the apples of immortality (the
name Amber came from the Greek ambrotos, meaning ambrosia). Amber was believed
to instill protection to its wearer and increase longevity.
Romans believed that Amber was a great protector. For instance, the Roman
Gladiators adorned their shields and weapons with amber.
Ancient Christians believed that Amber was the tears shed by birds at
Amber lifts heaviness of burdens -- allowing happiness to come through.
Amber is said to help with sore throats, swollen glands, and fevers.
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