The name Ammonite, from which the scientific term is derived, was inspired by the spiral shape of their fossilized shells, which somewhat resemble tightly coiled rams’ horns. Ammonites have been used by ancient cultures such as the Egyptians and Romans. They looked at this fossil as if it was sacred. Ammonites have been thought to have the following healing or beneficial properties: Assist with general good health, stamina and high energy; Change negativity into smoothly flowing energy; Helps with childbirth, depression, and general survival instincts. This fossil also works on stimulating the instincts while providing clarity and enhancing personal power. Are you ready for a fossil personal power healing treatment? Ammonites, like Orthoceras, can be found at local gemstone stores.