Therapeutic Properties of Amethyst
Amethyst is the most highly valued stone in the
quartz group. It is found in a variety of shades
from lavender to a deep purple. Because amethyst was thought to encourage
celibacy and symbolize piety, it played an important role in the ornamentation
of Catholic and other churches in the Middle Ages. The color purple is
traditionally known as the color of royalty and amethyst has
been used since the dawn of history to adorn rich and powerful monarchs and
It is the traditional birthstone for those born
in the month of February. It is the anniversary
gemstone for the 17th year of marriage.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Amethyst:
Contentment, spirituality, dreams, healing, peace,
happiness, love, intuition.
Healing Applications of Amethyst
Amethyst is one of the most popular metaphysical
stones. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote that amethyst
has the power to dissipate evil thoughts and quicken the intelligence. Amethyst
is the gemstone
for Spiritual Upliftment. It is an important gemstone in opening the 6th Chakra,
or 3rd Eye. It
is a gemstone of choice if you are trying to increase your psychic abilities and
Amethyst has been a symbol of peace, purity and
unification. It helps in bringing serenity and
calmness. It was thought to protect soldiers, ensure victory, aid hunters,
diseases, control evil thoughts, and quicken ones intelligence.
Amethyst is considered to be a surface cure for
insomnia by promoting peaceful and healing sleep.
It is also commonly used to relieve headaches and toothaches, sugar imbalances
edginess, bringing an overall sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is given as a
sincerity, security, and peace of mind and it is traditionally symbolize royalty
Amethyst is used to increase spirituality. It is
associated with good health and good future.
Placed under one's pillow, it is believed to prevent nightmares. It is also
noted for its calming
properties and protection from plagues.
Place amethyst on your stomach/liver when you suffer from stomach problems.
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