The name Amethyst comes from the Greek words, a- ("not") and methustos ("intoxicated") a belief that Amethyst prevented intoxication and drunkenness from over indulgence.
It remains a favorite stone for it's beauty, wether for jewellry or by healers.. it’s mesmerizing Purple hues, and its sparkle draw you in.
Due to its connection with the Crown Chakra Amethyst has been worn by Royalty, Priests, and High Ranking Officials, symbolizing and connecting them to a higher consciousness.
Amethyst geodes are popular to keep in the home, to clear the space of negativity and keep the vibration high.
*supportive of the emotional body, bringing those who are overworked, over stressed, or
overwhelmed back to center
*it eases mental anxieties that lead to physical tension and headaches, a great crystal to calm those hot-headed and easily angered
*because Amethyst initiates wisdom and greater understanding, it is a comforting crystal for those grieving the loss of a loved one. It encourages the release of sorrow, bringing joy back
*promotes humility, and an understanding of the contentedness of all beings.
*a stone of psychic protection, it cleanses the energy fields.
Used for extremely long periods, Amethyst can be ungrounding. So use it in moderation, or when ungrounded , you can balance it with one of these grounding crystals. - smiky quartz ,hematite or tourmaline
Colour: Deep Purple to Violet
higher understanding, cleansing, peace, psychic awareness
Its peaks and valleys, aspire you to reach for your highest potential. Chevron Amethyst is one of the most efective stones to work on the third eye, as it develops psychic vision on all planes - denoted by its bands of Amethyst and White Quartz.
It enhances both intuition and physical vision on all planes of existence. You can use Banded Amethyst to cleanse the aura and subtle bodies, to promote spiritual healing, and to enhance one's psychic abilities. Excellent for all types of introspective work, Chevron Amethyst can deepen the meditative state, allowing one's higher guidance to communicate.
Use Chevron Amethyst to help remove resistance to change, and to dissipate and repel negativity of all kinds. Amethyst creates a strong healing field around the user, and as such is a good choice to speed up physical healing and stimulate the immune system
*use it to overcome addictions
*eases the mind to overcome nightmares
*takes ones spirituality to a higher level
*stimulates latent abilities of the third eye
Colour: V shaped patterns of Amethyst and Quartz, slightly translucent.
awareness, dream recall, harmony, change