For many centuries in the past, people ascribed medicinal health benefits of amber, believing it was good for all intents and purposes. The first mention of the stone miraculous powers can be found in works by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. Pliny the Elder, in his “Natural History”, recommends wearing an amber necklace when suffering from throat or goiter illnesses, and notes that powdered amber mixed with rose oil and honey improves the eyesight. The ancient Roman physician Claudis Galen and his fellow physicians Al-Razi and Abu Ali Ibn-Sina (Avicenna) were confident that the gemstone had medicinal powers.
The main active ingredient of the sun stone is succinic acid, which contains in amber in large quantities. Studies of modern scientists prove the consistency many old methods of treating with amber. Salts of succinic acid is one of the best natural healing resource. Their positive impact affects both the nervous and digestive systems. Natural amber helps with stresses it’s natural pain relieving also have anti inflammatory effects. It is a proved remedy for rheumatism bronchial asthma and respiratory diseases.
Succinic acid and amber oil and are used in cosmetics to destroy free radicals and prevent premature aging of cells. There is also known bactericidal and disinfectant benefits of amber, which help the rapid healing of wounds and scratches on the skin. When there is pain associated with teething, it is also extremely useful for children to wear beads from amber. Since succinic acid, penetrating the tissues of the body through the skin, quickly reduces pain and inflammation.
You can not ignore the most famous medical products made of amber – Baltic amber necklaces and bracelets made of raw stone.