Attributes - Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love. A natural tranquilizer, Amethyst blocks geopathic stress and negative environment energies. Its serenity enhances higher states of consciousness and meditation. Amethyst has strong healing and cleansing powers, and enhances spiritual awareness. Traditionally it was worn to prevent drunkenness and has a sobering effect on overindulgence and physical passions, supporting sobriety. It overcomes addictions and blockages of all kinds. Used at a higher level, Amethyst opens to another reality.
Amethyst is extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. When you meditate, it turns thoughts away from the mundane into tranquillity and deeper understanding. Mentally, it helps you feel less scattered, more focused and in control of your faculties. It enhances the assimilation of new ideas and connects cause with effect.
This stone facilities the decision-making process, bringing in common sense and spiritual insights, and putting decisions and insight into practice. Mentally, it calms and synthesizes, and aids the transmission of neural signals through the brain. It is helpful against recurrent nightmares. Amethyst enhances memory and improves motivation, making you more able to set realistic goals. It can help you to remember and understand dreams and facilities the visualization process.
Amethyst balances out highs and lows, promoting emotional centering. It dispels anger, rage, fear, and anxiety. Alleviating sadness and grief, it supports coming to terms with loss.
Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones, promoting love of the Divine, giving insight into its true nature, and encouraging selflessness and spiritual wisdom. It opens intuition and enhances psychic gifts. this is an excellent stone for meditation and scrying and can be placed on the Third Eye to stimulate it. Sleeping with Amethyst facilitates out-of-body experiences and brings intuitive dreams. It transmutes "lower" energies to the higher frequencies of the spiritual and etheric reams.
Healing - Amethyst boosts production of hormones, and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. An excellent cleanser for the blood, Amethyst relieves physical, emotional, and psychological pain or stress, and blocks geopathic stress. It eases headaches and releases tension. This stone reduces bruising, injuries, and swellings, and treats hearing disorders. It heals did-eases of the lings and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders, and did-eases of the digestive tract. It is beneficial for the intestines, regulating flora, removing parasites, and encouraging reabsorption of water. Amethyst treats insomnia and brings restful sleep.
At a subtle level, Amethyst balances and connects the physical, mental, and emotional bodies, linking them to the spiritual. It cleanses the aura and transmutes negative energy, and stimulates the throat and Crown Chakras. It is helpful for people about to make the transition through death. Amethyst can stabilize psychiatric conditions but should not be used in cases of paranoia or schizophrenia.
Position - Wear or place as appropriate, especially as jewellery. Clusters and Geodes can be placed in the environment and single points are used in healing. Place the point in toward you to draw in energy, and away from you to draw off energy. Amethyst is especially beneficial worn over the throat or heart. For insomnia or nightmares, place under the pillow. Amethyst fades in sunlight.
Colour - Purple to Lavender
Appearance - Transparent, pointed crystals. May be Geode, cluster, or single point. All sizes.
Rarity - One of the most common crystals.
Source - United States, Britain, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, East Africa, Siberia, India.