Serpentine (New Jade) occurs in a variety of colors including: brown-red, brown-yellow, white and the most commonly known is green. Serpentine makes an exceptional meditation stone, helps you to find inner peace, enabling you to better open up to ancient wisdoms that are hidden within and around you. Serpentine gets its name from the word ‘serpent’ because it resembles the skin of a snake. The snake being the symbol of shedding the old skin and transforming into the new. It protects against poisonous creatures and is also a protector of the soul against invisible powers. Serpentine was carried in ancient Assyria to request the gods and goddesses to provide double blessings. Serpentine Stone is a strong stone known to stimulate the arousal of the kundalini energies or serpent power. This ancient stone resonates within the ancient reptilian areas of the brain. Physical healing properties include: heart, lungs, kidney, stomach, menstrual cramp relief, including cellular regeneration. It also aids in the healing of diabetes…. and eliminate parasites, as well as helping you to better absorb both magnesium and calcium. Considered as a guardian of vital energy: physically, emotionally and spiritually. Serpentine is known as the stone of esoteric knowledge.