The Stone of Spiritual Growth
What Is Amethyst?
Amethyst is one of several varieties of quartz and varies in color from light lavender to a deep dark purple depending on its iron content. It has always been considered a stone of luxury and has not only been a part of royal history but religious history as well.
Amethyst has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs Scale.
What Are Amethyst's Metaphysical Healing Properties?
Amethyst is a protective gemstone and one that brings awareness and a deeper sense of spirituality. That deeper awareness also makes it the perfect crystal for creativity and passion. It facilitates intuition and communication as well as abundance and prosperity.
Amethyst is a natural tranquilizer, as it relieves stress, soothes crankiness, balances moods, dissipates anger, and anxiety.
Throughout history, it has been used for preventing an overindulgence of alcohol and is often used for sobriety.
Physically, Amethyst addresses our endocrine, metabolism and immune systems as well as relieves headaches and tension. It strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and strengthens the body to fight against cancers.
If You Are Drawn To Amethyst:
It indicates that you are seeking a deeper understanding, and a soothing of your senses to hear your inner voice. Meditating with this stone, whether as a bracelet or by holding a piece of amethyst will help you achieve this.
Chakra: Third Eye, Crown
Zodiac: Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Element: Water, Air