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How Can Amethyst Gemstones Improve Your Well-being?

Updated: Apr 21

For thousands of years, amethyst has been prized for its beauty and legendary energies. A member of the quartz family, Its classic purple colour is due to manganese and iron inclusions

which varies from light to dark purple, while some rare varieties are almost black.

The history of amethyst dates back to as early as 2000 BC and, throughout the centuries, has brought mystery and magic to many cultures. Grown in various places worldwide. Amethyst is abundant in Brazil and occurs in large geodes within volcanic rocks.

The ancient Greeks believed amethyst gems could prevent intoxication, while medieval European soldiers wore amethyst charms as battle protection, believing that amethyst had healing properties if wounded. Beads have also been found in Anglo-Saxon graves in England. In China, it was used as a powerful tool to remove negative energies, while Tibetans considered amethyst sacred to Buddha. Elite Ancient Egyptians also wore amethyst, with Egyptian pharaohs generously gifting amethyst to members of their court for their good deeds.

Today, amethyst is a crystal for balance, peace, and detoxification while magnifying the energy of other crystals. It is an excellent stone for overall protection and physical, emotional, and mental balance, enabling positive thoughts and resulting in the ability to create change. A natural tranquilizer, calming and focusing an overactive mind, protecting the wearer from all types of harm from geopathic and electromagnetic stresses,

Amethyst has a broad spectrum of healing energies and is an effective healer of most conditions. It has been used to neutralize pain when placed over painful areas of one's body, particularly head pain, such as headaches and migraines. Easing insomnia, as well as feelings of grief and homesickness.

Amethyst can help with negotiation skills and decision-making. Wealth and business success, moving forward and coping with responsibility and change.

Amethyst is a beautiful stone for spirituality, spirit contact, purification, and meditation. It is linked to the seventh chakra, the crown chakra, located at the top of one's head. Working with this pretty purple stone will help you enter a spiritual enlightenment, helping you to connect to the universe and beyond.

If you feel lethargic, unconnected with your current life path, with no passion or direction, you may have a blockage in your crown chakra, enabling un-motivational thoughts. Working with amethyst and other crystals to help unblock this chakra may lead to healthy flowing energy, providing inspiration and a more balanced and optimistic outlook on life.

As always, sending love and light.


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