Sagenite is a crystal often used by shamans as it is suggested that it can assist safe passage into other worlds or “journeying”. During “Soul Retrieval” sagenite offers strong protection. It is suggested that Sagenite is a crystal of truth, helping us to realize things about ourselves that need to change in order that we keep on the right pathway.
Conifers, or cone-bearing trees, evolved to have needles that retain more water and seeds that could hang out until there was enough moisture to take root. Needles have lower wind resistance than big, flat leaves, so they're less likely to make the tree fall over during a big storm.