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Amethyest Gemstone Meanings, Properties & Qualities

Amethyest gemstone meanings, properties & qualitiesColour ranges from shades of purple to red-violet tones and can also be found in a milky colour to green. Amethyst is sometimes heated and sold as commercial citrine, because it changes colour when heated. Found in Argentine, Brazil, Namibia, US and Canada. Amethyst is macrocrystalline quartz and is found in geodes - like agate, it is one of the worlds best selling gemstones.

Amethyst gets its name from a myth - the Greeks thought wearing amethyst protected them from being drunk. Its name is derived from the greek work amethystos when translated means 'not drunken'.

There is legend surrounding amethyst - about the God Bacchus and the maiden Amethysit. This tale is why the Greeks believed it to be a cure for drunkenness, and why it would be a good stone for alcoholics. However, it would be a good gemstone for addictions - but because of its calming qualities not the legend etc.

To this day amethyst is still worn by Bishops - it is known as the bishops stone. it was thought that amethyst was the perfect gemstone to symbolise the age of aquarius.

If you wish to use any of your amethyst gemstones for healing; keep them in a sunny window all day before you start. These crystals will then be much better at healing and helping dispel any negativity in the home. If you place the amethyst gemstones in the moonlight, it will make everyone in your home feel much calmer. Use amethyst during meditation to increase positive feelings.

Amethyst Gemstone Meanings - Emotional, Spiritual, etc.

  • Greeks believed wearing amethyst would protect the wearer from becoming drunk.
  • Amethyst helps open intuitive and psychic abilities.
  • Amethyst can be used for overstress, overwork and overwhelm.
  • Amethyst is helpful for addictions.
  • Amethyst is commonly associated with peace.
  • Amethyst is helpful for nightmares.
  • Amethyst calms and protects the mind.
  • Amethyst helps open spiritual and psychic centers.
  • Amethyst is a good meditation aid.
  • Amethyst has been used as protection against witchcraft.
  • Amethyst has been used as protection against self-deception.
  • Amethyst symbolises humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom.
  • Amethyst helps overcome fears.
  • Amethyst helps to sooth constant mental activity.
  • Amethyst clusters can help keep the life-force in your home clean and positive.
  • Amethyst is used to focus energy, and is often used for this purpose by healers.
  • Use amethyst during meditation to increase positive feelings.
  • Amethyst relates to the 6th (Third Eye) and 7th (crown) chakras.


Amethyst Gemstone Meanings - Healing, Medical, Physical, etc.

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  • Amethyst is used for anything involving the central nervous system.
  • Amethyst is deemed "nature's tranquilizer" by many healers.
  • Amethyst is helpful for addictions.
  • Amethyst is helpful for nightmares.
  • Amethyst can be used as an elixir to treat toothaches, posture, skeletal discomforts and other bone and joint-related sicknesses. Also for the stomach, hearing disorders, the heart and digestive system.
  • Amethyst helps one accept the passage of death.
  • Amethyst helps with alcoholism.
  • Amethyst can be used to treat convulsions and neuralgia.
  • Amethyst can help alleviate anxiety.
  • Amethyst is used to focus energy, and is often used for this purpose by healers.
  • Amethyst can help with breathing problems.
  • Amethyst can help with the blood, and blood sugar.
  • Amethyst helps overcome cravings.
  • Amethyst helps overcome headaches

 

 

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