Like other members of the Corundrum family, Yellow Sapphire is also found as crystals in rocks of limestone and schist’s and in the riverbeds and streams. The primary sources in India are the Mahanadi and Bhramaputra rivers, the Himalayas, the Vindhyanchal Mountains, Orissa, Bengal and Kashmir. They are also found in Mogok in Burma, Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, Brazil and Zimbabwe.
Yellow Sapphire, also known as Pukhraj in India, is Yellow in colour. It is a precious and expensive stone. This is one of the most widely used gemstone to help achieve better financial status. It is used to enhance the powers of Planet Jupiter (Guru). It emits blue cosmic rays and the deficiency of blue cosmic rays makes a person pessimistic, weak willed and without faith, These rays strendthen the fat system of the body and can help cure sore throats, laryngitis, goiter, jaundice, diarrhoea, gastritis, ulcer, rheumatusm, impotency, gout, lain int knee joints, arthritis and lung ailments. It cures chicken pox, measles, mumps, tonsillitits, whooping cough, eye inflammations, headaches, toothaches, itches on skin, menstruation pains and also strengthens the body’s immunne system overall. Yellow Sapphire denotes righteousness, piety and truthfulness. It gives life security, protects one from porverty and removes adversity, misfortune and melancholy. The wearer may expect wealth, good health, name, honour and fame, if the gem suits him or her. It is also believed that if there are obstructions in finding a suitable match for a girl, she gets married early by wearing a Yellow Sapphire.