Called the "All-Healer," Amethyst is one of the most effective crystals for healing, reverberating with high-frequency Crown and Third Eye Chakra energies. Amethyst calms and soothes, assisting the transmission of neural signals through the brain, aiding in sleep, disbanding anxiety, and calming angry temperaments.
Amethyst opens the Third Eye, enhances intuition, and balances spiritual knowledge with intellectual reasoning. Amethyst protects against psychic attack, paranormal harm or ill-wishing, and returns the energy back to the universe after being transformed into positive, loving energy.
Amethyst is also wonderful talisman for use in the creative arts, especially in darker shades. It is often used as the Artist's Stone, the Composer's Stone, the Inventor's, Poet's and Painter's Stones. Keep an Amethyst crystal or cluster in the area to focus and amplify the creative elements of the Universal Life Force.
Amethyst derives its name from the Greek word Ametusthos, meaning "not intoxicated." and is a dedicated to curbing overindulgence and bad habits, and is an excellent aid to releasing any type of addiction. As a luck and prosperity crystal, Amethyst is good for reducing the tendency to overspend, gambling addictions or unwise investments.
Amethyst is the stone of St. Valentine and of faithful lovers and relationships that give way to deeper connection over time. It’s often given or worn as a symbol of fidelity.
Above all, it's a stone of balance and has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty and legendary powers heal, protect, create, temper, and to stimulate and soothe, the mind and emotions.