Petrified wood. Petrified Wood comes from the Greek root petro, which means rock or stone, with literal meaning ‘wood turned into stone’. Petrified Wood is a "stone of support." If you are recovering from an injury either mental or physical, carry a piece of petrified wood. It gives you daily strength to avoid any misfortune. Petrified wood helps a lot with mediation. It grounds you so that you can connect to the reality of the physical world and assure you that you are strong and centered. Petrified Wood is a transformation stone and can be used to strengthen your back. It can also help in eliminating daily life worries and annoyances which helps in maintaining a good mood throughout the day. This mineral has tremendous earth energy in it and it helps you establish deeper roots. It can help you remain calm and stable even when you’re filled with fear and anxiety. It helps you get over things that are not in your control. This stone is very beneficial to those who cannot wait to see the results of their hard work. It will give you the commitment to wait for your inner transformation to take place. A very good stone for someone who needs help in making big decisions or someone who wants to live a stable and healthy life.