Citrine, also known as Sunela/सुनेला are in Hindi, is a semi-precious gemstone from the mineral family quartz. It comes in yellow to brown in color and is the Rashi Ratna of Sagittarius and Pisces.
According to Astrology Citrine is the birthstone for Sagittarius (Dhanu) and Pisces (Meen) and it helps in strengthening the most powerful Jupiter planet (Guru or Brihaspati). Generally Citrine is worn as a substitute for Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) Gemstone and it brings overall good health and wealth.
Seamless happiness, laughter, success and good luck in life are the main benefits of Citrine wearer. As Citrine (Sunela) gemstone is symbolic to planet Jupiter (Guru), it gives immense growth in the educational sector like students, teachers, Scholars etc. For higher education and specialization courses, Citrine create auspicious timings which help in removing obstacles to the success. It also helps in curing obesity related issues and liver alignment. Citrine helps women in conceiving, thus helping childless couples.
Mainly three things are considered while deciding quality of Citrine gemstones namely cut, color and clarity. To attain maximum astrological effects of Citrine, it should have high clarity and transparency. The color should be pure and uniform varying from mid yellow to Brown. Citrine stone should not be chemically treated.