Petrified Wood is the fossilized remains of an ancient tree. It is an extremely powerful stone because it was once a living being. Petrified Wood can calm your nerves and fill you with feelings of security. It is a strengthening stone that shields you from stress. Petrified Wood is a stone of transformation and has strong healing properties. Petrified Wood is connected to the Root Chakra and grounds your body and mind, just as a tree is rooted in the Earth. It is the perfect stone to make you feel connected with the Earth and nature, especially if you live in a city. Petrified Wood is a stone that encourages patience and steady growth.