Named after a serpent because Serpentine has coloration that is similar to that of a particular snake's skin in ancient Italy. As with many green stones, Serpentine stimulates psychic ability and prosperity.
Serpentine oxygenates your red blood cells and increases cell regeneration.
Serpentine metaphysical properties:
Hold light green Serpentine over your third eye to increase psychic ability.
This is a great stone to incorporate into a chakra layout over your body. Place it over your third eye and/or your heart.
Gently rub smooth serpentine over your face following a facial or hold over bandaged areas following surgery.
Green Serpentine is often used to ameliorate herpes symptoms by holding the stone to a lesion for a minute or so throughout the day until symptoms disappear.