Psychic & Sobriety
There is a Greek legend that describes how Amethyst came to be.
Dionysus, (sometimes known as Bacchus) a wine God, was so angered by an insult from Artemis, he declared he would set his guardian tigers on the next person to pass by.
This happened to be a beautiful maiden, Amethyst attending the shrine of Diana. Amethyst called out to the Goddess Diana for protection who saved her from that hideous fate by transforming her into a clear crystalline statue.
Feeling immediate remorse, some say Dionysus cried tears of wine over the statue as a peace offering giving the stone it's purple hue, & Amethyst was created.
It is a variety of purple crystalline quartz, commonly found in Brazil & Africa.
Amethyst works to promote calm, balance & peace. It is a meditative & calming stone that works in the
emotional, spiritual & physical planes.
Amethyst is thought to be beneficial & help with legal problems & money issues,
leading you towards prosperity & abundance. It is also used to eliminate impatience.
This gorgeous stone can increase spirituality, enhance intuition & psychic powers.
It creates a clear connection between the earth plane spiritual plane.
Amethyst is also great for meditation and lucid dreaming.
It can be used to open your channels & protect you during telepathy, past life regression, & communication with angels.
It can physically protect you from thieves & whilst travelling as well.
Bringing you emotional stability & inner strength, this stone can help heal losses & grief with it's calming energy that promotes peacefulness, happiness & contentment.
A well known sobriety stone it has been used for centuries to prevent drunkenness,
(the word amethyst comes from the Greek word "amethystus" meaning not drunken, or intoxicated)
& assist in getting rid of addictions & compulsive behaviours.
Physically it helps with all number of issues including headaches, insomnia, arthritis, diabetes, pain relief,
circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune system deficiencies,
asthma, phobias, pregnancy and preventing miscarriage, menopause, PMS, & including general healing.
Amethyst is associated with the 3rd Eye & the Crown Chakras primarily, but can also open the Heart Chakra.
It is associated with both air and water elements.
As a variety of quartz, amethyst has the energies inherent in quartz, as well as its own unique vibration.
Amethyst is an incredibly powerful stone whose energy can be gentle & calming or as wild as a storm.
Don't hesitate to use Amethyst when great power is needed, it can bring in that energy with both force and balance.