Citrine opens the higher mind to accept joy in one's life, releasing anger and negative feelings, deep-seated fears and destructive tendencies. An excellent crystal for overcoming depression, Citrine reduces the sensitivity to criticism and inspires creativity and self-expression. It raises self-esteem, and by letting go of the past, allows one to move forward optimistically, enjoying new experiences and explorations. Citrine is useful for treating disorders of the digestive system, including the stomach, spleen and intestines. Citrine can help with blood circulation disorders, helps to relieve menstrual pain, and the symptoms of menopause and assists with urinary problems. Citrine stimulates motivation, self worth and optimism.