Peanut wood is a variety of petrified wood that is usually dark brown to black in color with white-to-cream-color markings that are ovoid in shape and about the size of a peanut. It received its name from these peanut-size markings. It is a fossil gem with a very unusual and long history.
Peanut wood stabilizes the emotions of the emotional torso of its carrier as it is assessed to hold certain efficient grounding energies. Peanut wood tends to offer the feelings of safety along with a sense of security.