Amethyst properties offer relief for pain, arthritis, headaches, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, insomnia and grief. Amethyst has been used for circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, immune system deficiencies and for general healing. Amethyst crystals open and activate the brow (third eye) and crown chakras.
AKA: "The Sobriety Stone"
Astrological Zodiac Sign: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius and Capricorn
Chemical Composition: Si02 + Fe
Color: pale lavender to deep purple
Location: Brazil, Britain, Canada, East Africa, India, Mexico, Russia, Siberia, Sri Lanka, United States, Uruguay
Vibration Number: 3
Amethyst is a variety of Quartz that can be found in the United States and throughout the world. Amethyst is produced when Manganese is present in clear Quartz. The shade of purple is determined by the amount of Iron. The color of Amethyst crystals will fade in the sunlight. This will not effect the properties of the stone.
most common color of Amethyst is a medium purple which is found in
Brazil. The deepest Amethyst colors are found in Uruguay, Siberia,
Africa and Colorado. Spirit Quartz can occur in the color of Amethyst.
No matter what the form, Amethyst properties remain the same. Amethyst geodes don’t generally look like much on the outside. Once open, however, they reveal beautiful purple Amethyst crystals inside. Geodes vary in size. Some are small enough to fit in your hand, while others can stand taller than a person.
Tumbled stones can be carried in your pocket. Amethyst points can be used in crystal grids or worn as a pendant. Cut and polished Amethyst makes beautiful gemstones. One can wear Amethyst jewelry to reap the many benefits of this beautiful healing crystal.
Amethyst has long been called "the sobriety stone."
In ancient Rome, crushed Amethyst was added to wine cups to prevent
drunkenness. Amethyst properties are said to assist with healing
alcoholism, compulsive behaviors and addictions of all kinds. Amethyst had been used to alleviate withdrawal symptoms from any sort of addiction.
Amethyst is known as the “stone of spirituality and contentment.” It is an extremely powerful stone, with a very high spiritual vibration. It has strong healing and cleansing powers and can enhance spiritual awareness.
Amethyst is a protective stone. It is said to have been used in the breastplate of the high priest and has offered protection for travelers.
Amethyst can help to open communication with angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities. It is an excellent stone for meditation, dream work, past life work and can help you see your path.
Amethyst healing stones have been used to help ease the pain of grief and promote happiness. It is reputed to be beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues, which can lead to prosperity and abundance.
Amethyst crystals offer EMF protection from electromagnetic radiation and other negative environmental energies. The presence of an Amethyst druse or cluster placed next to your computer can reduce computer fatigue. Be sure to cleanse your crystals. Crystal cleansing will make your crystals more effective.
Amethyst balances the mental, emotional and physical bodies. It can clear the aura and stabilize and transmute any dysfunctional energy located within the body. Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, courage and inner strength. It has been used to guard against psychic attack, transmuting this energy into love.
Amethyst facilitates the decision-making process. It can also enhance memory and improve motivation. It can help you to remember and understand dreams and facilitates the visualization process.