EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AMETHYST
Key Words: Protection against psychic attack, blocks negative
energy, spiritual awareness, divine connection, helps to release
addiction, meditation, focus, calming, breaks bad habits and negative
thoughts, Divine Connection, Dreams, Headaches
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Anniversary: 6th, 9th, 28th & 33rd year
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius, Capricorn, Pisces, Virgo
Chakra: 3rd Eye, Crown, Pineal Gland
Chemical Composition: Si02 Silicon Dioxide
Colours: Lavender, Purple
Crystal System: Trigonal-Crystal-System
Geological Description: Amethyst is a member of the quartz
family with a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 7. Its
purple colour comes from trace amounts of iron and
Mineral Class: Silicates, Tectosilicates
Bolivia, Brazil, China, Madagascar, India,
Mexico, Tanzania, Uruguay
Numerolical Vibration: 3
History, Uses and Tidbits:
Amethyst relates to an ancient Greek legend and derives its name from
ametushos which literally means "not intoxicated". Dionysus who was the god
of revelry and celebration got very upset with the mortals who would not drink
his wine and he declared that he would take revenge on them.
Dionysus had a beautiful maiden named Amethyst and he was going to have
her eaten by his tigers one day whilst she was on her way to worship at the
virgin huntress temple of Artemis. When Amethyst heard about this she asked
for Artemis to give her protection. Artemis had no choice but to turn her into a
pure white statue of quartz in order to save Amethyst from the tigers.
Dionysus saw beautiful Amethyst was and he felt so bad for his bad decision
that he began to weep into his cup of wine. He cried so much that his cup
spilled over the quartz statue and turned it into a beautiful shade of purple.
Because of this, in ancient times the Romans would inlay their cups with
amethyst believing that it would help to protect them from getting too drunk.
It was used to not only from physical addictions but from addictive
relationships as well. Hence amethyst has become known as the Stone of
Amethyst was used for protection from black magic and treachery and to
make sure of victory in war times and in hunting.
Ancient Egyptians used the amethyst guard against guilty and fearful feelings.
It has been worn as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection
Amethyst is known as the Bishop's Stone and in the Catholic religion the
bishops wore amethyst rings to help them keep their minds on spiritual
thoughts and not get intoxicated if they drank too much wine. It is till worn by
the Catholic Bishops today and is known as the "Bishops Stone".
The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. It is
thought the amethyst is the perfect stone to symbolize The Age of Aquarius.
The amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centres,
making it one of the power stones.
HEALING PROPERTIES of Amethyst
Amethyst is a very powerful and protective crystal, and is a first
choice of many metaphysicians. A natural stress reliever, Amethyst
can encourage inner strength.
The strong healing energy of Amethyst can transmute lower
vibrations to higher frequencies, transforming negative energy to
Amethyst connects the physical plane with higher realm, making it a
good choice when working with the Third Eye Chakra. Amethyst also
provides a wonderful peaceful energy for meditations, and helps
with developing intuition and psychic abilities.
Amethyst opens and activates the Crown Chakra as well, allowing
easier access to the divine. Amethyst enhances spiritual awareness
and spiritual wisdom, promoting a higher state of consciousness.
Amethyst clears and repairs holes in the aura and draws in Divine
energy, as well as aligning and fostering cooperation between the
Physically, Amethyst can help to alleviate headaches and migraines.
It dispels nightmares and helps with insomnia. Amethyst can also
reduce eyestrain, especially when working at a computer.
Amethyst facilitates meditation. It opens and clears the third-eye and
crown chakras, which accelerates the development of intuition and
psychic abilities. It helps to identify root causes behind behaviours
and emotional patterns and encourages us to take responsibility for
Anger, Anxiety, Balance, Coping, Decision-Making, Dispel-Negativity,
Emotional-Pain, Fear, Focus, Grief, Loss, Love, Motivation,
Nightmares, Peacefulness, Pineal-gland, Rage, Reducing-Stress,
Acne, Addiction, Alcoholism, Blood, Brain, Bruises, Burns, Cancer,
Digestion, Dreams, Dying, Ears, Eczema, Emphysema, Endocrine-
System, Headache, Headaches, Healing, Healing-after-Surgery,
Hearing-Disorders, Herpes, Hormone-Production, Immune-System,
injuries, Insomnia, Itching, Lungs, Memory, Metabolism, Migraine,
Night-Terrors, Nightmares, Overindulgence, Pain, Parasites,
Physically-Overactive, Pituitary-Gland, Psoriasis, Respiratory-Tract,
Skin, Skin-Irritation, Sleep, Smoking, Swelling, Tumours, Viruses,
Weakness, Well-Being, Wrinkles.
Astral-Travel, Awareness, Consciousness, Crown-Chakra, Dream-
Recall, Dreams, Harmony, Higher-Self, Inner-Child, Intuition, Love,
Meditative-State, Mediumship, Protection, Psychic-Abilities, Psychic-
Ability, Raising-Vibration, Telekinesis, Visualization, Wisdom