THE MEANING OF AMETHYST
Main Chakra: Crown
Vibrates to the number 3
Signs Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, and Capricorn
Violet - Archangel Zadkiel
is the Archangel of forgiveness, mercy, tolerance, and transmutation of
negative energy and his color is violet. Helps you when you are stuck
in negative emotions such as anger, hatred, and guilt.
Amethyst is a member of the
crystal quartz or silica group, which are the most common minerals on
Amethyst is a stone of the mind. It helps to bring
calmness and clarity where there is anxiety and confusion.
Wear Amethyst if you want to get in touch with your intuition, your feelings,
or your values. Amethyst helps one learn of all things spiritual,
mystic and psychic. Especially aids sobriety; alcohol, food, sex, and
Stress: It is very good for overworked, overstressed,
or overwhelmed metal states because of it extreme calming mental effects.
It is considered an extremely spiritual stone. In the Old Testament,
it is written that Aaron, the Jewish High Priest, wore the amethyst
in the center of his breastplate, and it was said to induce visions
and revelations. Many people sleep with an Amethyst crystal under their
pillow for this reason. The Catholic bishop still wears an Amethyst
ring on the second finger of his right hand.
Addictions: Amethyst comes from a Greek word, amethusos,
meaning not drunk. There is a ancient myth about Bacchus turning a young
maiden to stone, and in remorse, he poured wine on the statue, staining
it purple and creating amethyst. Goblets of Amethyst were said to prevent
the drinker from being overwhelmed by the drink?s spirit.
Today those trying to overcome addictions, especially alcohol addiction,
use the healing powers of Amethyst as an aid.
Protection: Amethyst is a crystal of protection, because
it repels more than it attracts.
Spirituality: Amethyst fosters healing and selflessness,
and is associated with increased nobility, spiritual awareness, meditation,
balance, psychic abilities, inner peace, and positive transformation.
Some say it should be called the Stone of Transformation. Known also
Amethyst ranges in color
from light lavender to dark purple. Violet Is the color of Spirituality.
Physical Healing Properties
Boosts productions of hormones, calms nervous
system, insomnia, hearing, digestive tract, heart. Insomnia, headaches,
hearing disorders, posture and skeletal system, stomach, skin, and teeth.
As an elixir in the treatment of arthritis.
Over indulgence, grief, anger, guilt, fear,
rage, confusion, impatience, and resentment, Insomnia, nightmares
Cleanses, cleansing, purifies, restructures
and renews. Fosters psychic abilities, spiritual awareness, contentment,
peace, stability, serenity, forgiveness, tolerance
Minister, Priest, Spiritual leaders, Counselors,
meditation, , rehabilitation, stress,
Amethyst effects are enhanced when combined
with Rose Quartz. Amethyst calms the mind, while Rose Quartz soothes
the heart and heals past emotional wounds. Together they balance Heart,
Mind, and Soul. Clear Quartz crystal, (an energizer and amplifier
) will enhance the effects of both crystals.