Amethyst, a purple/lavender stone, is one of the most spiritual and common crystal one can obtain.

Amethyst is a powerful and highly spiritual crystal. Its protective properties can guard against psychic attacks, block stress, and aid in overcoming addictions. An individual who lacks focus would benefit from owning an Amethyst crystal. This calming crystal helps individuals focus, enhances new ideas, and aids in decision making. This stone is versatile enough for a new business owner or a spiritual person. For those who seek to center their emotions, amethyst is perfect for enhancing consciousness, spirituality, and meditation.

Placement of a stone while using it,  is important for various reasons. With Amethyst, the stone can be placed on the 3rd eye, heart, or throat for stimulation. The placement of the stone can aid in Outer Body Experiences (OBE) and bring intuitive dreams to an individual. For those who suffer from insomnia or nightmares, placing Amethyst under the pillow can aid the sleeper. To draw in energy, place the point of the crystal toward the body and to draw off energy place the point away.

Amethyst has several healing properties and different types of Amethyst have additional healing properties.
The healing properties are:

  • Boosts production of hormones
  • Strengthens the organs, metabolism, and the endocrine/immune system
  • Relieves pain, stress, headaches
  • Reduces bruising
  • Heals lung and skin conditions
  • Treats insomnia
  • Helps transition to death
  • Stimulates throat and crown chakra
  • Balances physical, mental, and emotional feelings

Amethyst is a wonderful stone to add to a crystal collection because of its powerful and spiritual properties. With all crystals that are obtained the user should remember to cleanse and program the crystal.




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