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Frequently Asked Questions about Baltic Amber

July 19, 2018

As more people turn to effective natural remedies for pain and inflammation, Baltic amber is becoming more and more mainstream. But what is Baltic amber? How does it work? How do you use it? The answer to these questions and more can be found in below in the most frequently asked questions about Baltic amber and their answers.

What is amber?

You probably associate amber with gems like diamonds, sapphires, and amethysts. But amber is not a rock or a mineral. Amber is actually resin from a tree which has been fossilized over millions of years. Amber can be found all over the world and has a historic use in many cultures as a medicinal treatment.

Where does Baltic amber come from?

Baltic amber refers to amber that has been harvested specifically from Baltic regions. The most common regions where Baltic amber is harvested are areas such as Scandinavia and around the Baltic Sea.

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Historically, Baltic amber has had three uses. One, it was used as decoration, as it was considered very beautiful and it was highly prized for its appearance; it was often called the “gold of the North” due to its beautiful golden color and its highly prized nature. Two, it was used scientifically, as some amber pieces have the remains of insects or other small creatures preserved inside it. it was used medicinally as a type of pain and inflammation relief.

Today, amber is still prized for its appearance and still remarked for pieces that carry the remains of ancient insects. But is the third use that has been showing increasing occurrence over the past few decades, as more people learn about the natural pain relieving properties of Baltic amber and the benefits of using Baltic amber for pain relief.

Amber NecklaceHow does Baltic amber work?

Amber contains something called succinic acid, which is a natural anti-inflammatory and pain relieving agent. When people hold Baltic amber against their skin, this succinic acid gets released through an oil, which is then absorbed into the body through the skin. The succinic acid then releases its anti-inflammatory properties, relieving pain and soothing inflammation in the body.

Does it really work?

Yes. Baltic amber works for most people, although how effective it is can depend on the natural properties of the amber as well as the reaction of the individual’s body to succinic acid. In other words, amber and succinic acid may be more or less effective in certain people than others.

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Is it safe to use?

Yes. However, be sure that you do not ingest amber or chew on it.

Where can I find it?

Baltic amber can be found at many shops, especially online shops which offer Baltic amber in the form of raw pieces, necklaces, bracelets, and other shaped forms designed for easy use at home. Baltic amber jewelry is especially popular for both babies, children and adults, as it provides easy pain and inflammation relief through the simple action of putting on some jewelry.

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