The Healing and Magical properties of Amethyst

Amethyst

A beautiful Quartz, usually purple, or violet in colour, Amethyst is a very spiritual stone and is a stone of peace.

Amethyst Geode
Amethyst Geode

Calming

When held in your receptive hand (left hand if you are right handed and right if you are left handed) an Amethyst's peaceful vibrations aid in soothing, de-stressing and calming - especially helpful after a stress-filled day.

Or wear Amethyst next to your skin to keep you calm in stressful situations.

When placed beneath the pillow Amethyst is said to be able to ward off nightmares and insomnia.

It aids peaceful sleep and pleasant dreams - which can sometimes be prophetic.


Amethyst Power Bracelet and Earrings
Amethyst Power Bracelet and Earrings

Healling Properties

Amethyst inspires the healing of all organs and brings about mental peace and a state of relaxation.

Ancients thought it was a cure for drunkenness, perhaps because its name comes from the Greek word meaning 'not drunken'. Those who wore it thought they could drink as much as they liked without suffering from any ill effects!

Amethyst Pendulum
Amethyst Pendulum

Amulet

It is also said to lose its brightness in the presence of poison and it pales if the wearer is ill.

Amethyst is a powerful amulet for travellers. When worn it protects against thieves, harm, danger and sickness. It gives courage to the wearer.

Amethyst Earrings
Amethyst Earrings

Wear or hold an amethyst during meditation to help open and activate the crown chakra.

It is said to aid in the development of your pyschic awareness and that keeping an amethyst with your divinatory tools, such as tarot cards, runes and I Ching Coins, will not only increase their ‘powers’ but enable you to interpret messages with greater understanding and wisdom.

Amethyst, as a Talisman, helps to bring feelings of happiness, as it is a stone of pure love. It is beautiful as well as spiritual and it has no negative side effects. It is therefore a 'must' for anyone's crystal collection!

Find Amethyst Gemstones and jewellery here.

Amethyst Talisman
Amethyst Talisman

List of Correspondences

  • Energy: Receptive
  • Elemental Ruler: Water
  • Chakra: Crown
  • Zodiac Affinities: Aquarius, Pisces

Powers

Dreams, overcoming alcoholism, healing, psychism, peace, love, courage, happiness, protection against thieves.


Disclaimer

Gemstone lore has been gathered from various sources and from information and stories passed down through the ages. Use this information at your own risk. No guarantee is made towards its validity.

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Origin 6 years ago from Minneapolis

Interesting hub, I'm Aquarius so it's fitting. :)


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CrystalStarWoman 6 years ago from Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, England Author

Thanks Origin. Perhaps that's why you were drawn to read this hub! My eldest daughter and my new Grandaughter are both Aquarius too :)

I just love Amethyst - I love the colour and the 'vibe'...


amethyst jewelry set 6 years ago

Hi CrystalStarWoman.

Nice hub. I just love the amethyst gemstone, especially the ones with a deep seductive purple. How is your new granddaughter?


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CrystalStarWoman 6 years ago from Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, England Author

Thanks for your comment. My grandaughter is wonderful, thank you. So adorable, with a gorgeous smile. (I'm a very proud Nanna!)


VIPbeads 5 years ago

We love Amethyst too and believe in it's Healing Properties.Check out healing of other gemstones in out Blog.


Destiny 4 years ago

Amethyst works wonders for headaches. Place on your third eye.


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poetryman6969 22 months ago

Drink til you're purple! A lovely stone.


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