Peace. Serenity. Tranquility. Wisdom. Clarity. Sobriety.
Amethyst is a very abundant crystal that grows all over the world in massive form! It occurs as a geode, crystalline structure or cluster.
The presence of manganese in quartz creates the purple amethyst variety and varying amounts of iron is responsible for the different hues of purple.
Family/Variety: Quartz (silicon dioxide)
Shape/Crystal System: Hexigonal
Chakra: Third Eye/Crown
Planetary/Ruling Bodies: Jupiter/Neptune
Guardian/Deity: Archangel Jeremiel/Sachiel/Zadkiel
Partners well with: Quartz
Safe in Water: Yes
HistoryWhere this stone came from and where can you find it?
The name améthystos is of Greek origin and means 'not intoxicated'. Historically this stone was used for sobriety, and even today it has been used for freedom from addictions and is a good ally for those with addictive personalities. Amethyst is a helpful talisman when having to battle these troubles of life. Amethyst was used to ward off nightmares, treat insomnia and promote sweet dreams and sleep.
Commonly found in South America and all across Turtle Island. Deposits are abundant in Ontario Canada, Brazil, Uruguay, Africa, India and Sri Lanka.
Physical PropertiesHow does amethyst affect the physical body?
Amethyst will immediately ease the pain from all forms of headaches. Amethyst powerfully but calmly targets any disorders of the head, or brain and brings comfort, healing, awareness and insight into the cause of this disorder.
Place this purple quartz over any area of discomfort and it will reduce the physical pain in the body quite effectively.
This is a good stone for mental health and working with amethyst will calm overwhelmed, stressed and overworked mentalities. This stone will awaken a new alertness.
Energetic PropertiesHow does amethyst affect the energy bodies?
Amethyst is a third eye stone and a master healing crystal. This stone strengthens and develops inherent abilities such as intuition inspiration, healing, channeling, dream work and journeying.
Amethyst is a deeply cleansing stone and one of the best for meditations, as it brings calmness/peace to the user. If placed directly on the forehead while laying down meditating, amethyst will calm all those distracting thoughts not related to the meditation.
Amethyst removes clutter in the mind and brings tranquility. It improves psychic development by increasing pineal and pituitary gland activity.
Creative Ways to Use Amethystunique and fun ways to work with amethyst
- Since Amethyst is so effective at easing pain, try making a gem elixir by placing the stone directly into water. Drinking this water is the best method for pain relief (Place the water in the sun light for added benefit to the mental/physical healing, or moonlight for benefits to the emotional/spiritual side of healing).
- Drinking amethyst water reduces arthritis pain, even causing it to dissipate completely. It will ease any pain in the emotional, mental & spiritual bodies
- Place an Amethyst crystal under your pillow or near the bed to induce good dreams!
- Use Amethyst to deter cravings
- Direct your love towards this crystal to amplify its amazing energy.
- Amethyst holds the sacred Purple Ray
- Vibrates to the number 3
Resources & ReferencesFurthering Studies on Amethyst
Silver Cove Encyclopedia App
Melody - Love is in the Earth- Earth Love Publishing House 1995
Gem Select <https://www.gemselect.com/other-info/amethyst-deposits.php>
Monthly Birthstones <https://www.monthlybirthstones.com/where-is-amethyst-found/>
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