Amethyst is a type of quartz crystal that ranges in color from a deep purple to a light lavender. It is knowns as the "stone of spirituality and contentment". Supporting transformation, Amethyst is used as a harmonizer for the mind and mental disorders, as well as the body and spirit. The color signifies a higher chakra activation, and clarity of mind and thought. Amethyst is used for meditation and calming the being during stressful situations. Some say that it is a stone to activate peace, strength, and stability.
Amethyst is a stone of protection, guarding against psychic attacks and unfair, unkind, or unproductive behavior. It promotes common sense, flexibility, and a strong aura. For addictions, Amethyst is known to promote sobriety. It is also wonderful for insomnia and managing stress. Some drink Amethyst elixirs for arthritic conditions or rheumatism. For the physical body, it is wonderful to use for nervous system disorders, the digestive system, the heart, skin, and teeth. Wearing Amethyst jewelry, holding the stone on your person, putting it under the pillow at night, or soaking it in water overnight and drinking the elixir water the next day are all ways to utilize the medicine of this powerful crystal for health and happiness. Allow this powerful stone help to elevate, calm, and center you all month long!