Amethyst is a crystalline quartz and ranges in color from pale lilac to deep reddish purple.
The History of Amethyst
The name Amethyst is derived from the Greek word Amethyein It means “not drunk”. The Greeks wore Amethyst to protect against magic, homesickness, evil thoughts and drunkenness. In India, Buddhist Monks use Amethyst as an aid in their meditations.
Amethysts have a soothing, relaxing effect and promote healthy sleep. They are used to treat swelling, insect bites and acne. Amethyst, when worn, or, when a geode or cluster is placed in a room, it is believed to alleviate migraine and nervous headaches. They are also known to improve concentration.
Amethyst is a calming, protective stone and is an excellent meditation tool that is believed to develop psychic abilities.
When placed on the Crown Chakra, which is located at the center of the top of the head, during meditation, Amethyst increases concentration. People also regularly wear Amethyst necklaces are said to show more confidence in life and are said to fascinate others with their personality and charm.
If you were born in February, Amethyst is your birthstone. Amethyst, the stone of Pisces brings clarity to the conscious and unconscious mind.
(taken from: A Directory of Crystals)
“Link to the Divine by using the frequencies of my vibrational ladder. Through heightened awareness, I assist in quieting internal chatter so that you can acknowledge
the peace of oneness. If you’re interested in expansion of oneness. If you’re interested in expansion, I’ll train your intuition by accelerating the opening of your chakras so that you can receive and integrate universal wisdom and transcend established boundaries.”
“As a key to the self, I unlock the perfection that can be hidden by personality, and thus reveal the glowing intelligence of your soul. It’s my gift to accentuate the positive aspects of your being in order to bring forward etheric awareness with the knowledge that Heaven is now available on Earth.”
*******Some information in this article was gathered from 2 sources*****
1. Healing Crystals and Gemstones by Dr. Flora Peschek-Bohmer and Gisela Schreiber
2. Crystal Therapy by Doreen Virtue, Ph.D. and Judith Lukomski