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Amethyst - Multiple Uses Of The Majestic Gemstone

Updated on July 25, 2012

Amethyst is a purple color gemstone with a range of shades varying through lilac, mauve, pink and violet. It is widely used in jewelry and is equally admired by Priests for its sanctity and by Royals for its majesty.

Its spiritual significance makes it a favorite of Reiki Practitioners, Astrologers as well as other Holistic healers like Gem Therapists and Color Therapists.The violet purple color of the gemstone covers two major Chakras namely Third Eye chakra (6th) and the Crown Chakra (7th) and so it is a great aid during Meditation and connects the wearer to the higher levels of spirituality and divinity.

With respect to its connection with the Higher Chakras related in the area of Brain, Amethyst plays a vital and significant role in acquiring mental relaxation and aids in recovering other Psychological problems as inferiority complex, depression, phobias.

It is also known to assist in a major neurotic and behavioral problem naming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) where the mental patient is Obsessed with certain behavioral patterns is unable to give it up even after understanding and realizing that his act is incorrect or unnecessary.

Amethyst gemstone as related to the 6th and the 7th chakra promotes Rationale and positive Thinking and enhances Will Power to pull out of the Obsessions, Compulsions and Addictions . One of the most incredible characteristic uses of Amethyst is derived from its property of NON INTOXICITY.

Amethyst saves the wearer from any and all types of Addictions and drunkenness. The name Amethyst itself means ‘Not intoxicated’. The Greek word ‘Amethystos’ meaning ‘not drunken’ is the parent declaration of Amethyst. The Egyptian Royals drank wine from Goblets made up of Amethyst.

Amethyst gemstone is known to change colors if the user or the wearer is under any sort of black magic spell, deception, fearfulness. The goblet of wine was said to change colors if the wine was contaminated with any venomous or toxic substance.The Mystic Aura of Amethyst protects the wearer from the evil eyes or/and the malevolent company of the malicious, spiteful, wicked or selfish people around them.

In Indian Vedic Astrology, Amethyst is often prescribed as a substitute of ‘Blue sapphire’ to reduce the malefic effect of Saturn (planet Shani) in the native’s horoscope. However Jupiter is the ruling planet of Amethyst and its color Violet, lilac and mauve corresponds with the color of Jupiter ruling the 7th Crown Chakra. Planet Jupiter is the Teacher (GURU) and can train the mind to overcome all negative attributes of the native wearer and convert it into positive traits.

It is often recommended for the individuals involved in higher Brain related functional work such as mathematicians, Research Scholars, Scientists, Physicians, Astrologers and so on.

Amethyst has the divine power to enhance mental capacity and mental or cognitive functions of Brain such as calculations, logical thinking, learning and memorizing, problem solving etc. It has a great capacity to empower Concentration and Attentiveness and therefore is often prescribed for students.

Amethyst is well suited for natives born under the Zodiac signs ruled by the planet Saturn namely Capricorn (Makara) and Aquarius (Kumbh). Taurians (Vrishabh) ruled by Venus and Gemini’s (Mithun) ruled by Mercury can also benefit from Amethyst.If well suited, Amethyst gemstone can bring quick upsurge in terms of finances, luxuries, comfort, fortune and love life. It is always advisable to wear any stone with recommendation from an Expert Astrologer.

Amethyst can be gifted on 4th, 7th, and 16th wedding Anniversary of the couple. It is an official birthstone for February born individuals as adopted by the American national Association of Jewelers.

Therefore, in a nutshell Amethyst is used to guard against drunkenness, overcome addictions and Obsessions, stabilize mental disorders along with insomnia, headaches and other ailments in the Crown and third eye chakra regions.

Amethyst power includes happy dreams, unconscious and subconscious healing, spiritual Uplifting, Psychic powers and Holistic healing.

Amethyst gemstone enhances the Cognitive functions of Brain.Truly, Amethyst gemstone is a Majestic, mystic gemstone with miraculous healing properties which imparts divinity and holiness to the wearer and makes the person gentle, amiable and affable.


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      Sunil 2 years ago

      That is so true...I slept like a baby with Amethyst near me...Incredible information thanks

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      vipin 4 years ago

      I must say that overall I am really impressed with this blog.It is easy to see that you are impassioned about your writing.

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      Jean Bakula 5 years ago from New Jersey

      I always carry an Amethyst or wear a piece of jewelry of it when I am doing anything really important, and want to be sure I remember everything. I always send people to job interviews with a chunk that isn't mounted in jewelry they can carry in their pocket! Thanks for the review!