In Ancient Rome, Amethyst was used to prevent drunkenness and was used to assist in getting rid of addictions like alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc, as well as destructive compulsive behaviors.
Amethyst is often used as the Artist’s Stone, the Composer’s Stone, the Inventor’s, Poet’s, and Painter’s Stones. Keeping a crystal or a cluster in the work area can help amplify creative elements.
This crystal is a type of quartz that is full of energy and power of the typical Quartz. It is extremely helpful if you put it in an area where plants will not grow or animals refuse to sit and can bring balance to every home.
Physical, Mental and Spiritual Properties
This crystal is also called an “All-Healer” because it can counteract negative energies on the body or anywhere that feels dangerous. On a physical level, it soothes any illness involving the respiratory tract and digestive tract as well as help with patients who suffer from bruises, burns, skin complains, cellular disorders, swelling lungs, blood disorders as well as hearing disorders.
Amethyst helps regulate the hormone production and promotes the reabsorption of water and a healthy flora. It can also ease headaches, remove parasites, and help with the process of cleaning and eliminating the organs. This stone also promotes a healthy metabolism as well as the immune system and works with patients who have arthritis, diabetes, chronic fatigue, asthma, menopause and fibromyalgia.
On an emotional level, Amethyst promotes peacefulness, happiness, and contentment, which can help heal personal losses and griefs. It brings emotional stability and inner strength as well as enhances flexibility and cooperation.
It’s often given to people who suffer from recurrent nightmares and insomnia as well as those who have trouble with the decision-making process. Amethyst is also great for people who are going through a lot of grief, feel too much fear and anxiety, anger and rage. It also soothes and relieves OCD and hyperactivity and can stimulate pleasant dreams.
This crystal is often given to those who suffer from physical, emotional and psychological pain as well as those who suffer from geopathic stress and alcoholism. It’s great for those who suffer from psychiatric conditions other than paranoia or schizophrenia.
Because of it’s gorgeous purple hue and the high energy that Amethyst carries, it is very stimulating to the Third Eye and Crown chakra and is great crystal for meditation. Sleeping with this crystal makes it easy to have out-of-body experiences, helps the user to remember their dreams, and assist in visualization.
Amethyst guards against psychic attacks, transmuting that energy into love. It can help purify the aura and is helpful for people who are about to make the transition through death and supports the people who are coming to term with loss.
Disclaimer: Crystal of the Week are a spiritual support to healing and are not prescription or healthcare information.