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Amethyst -The Protective stone


Chakras - Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra

Zodiac - Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

Planet - Jupiter

Element - Air, Water

Typical colours - light slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple



Amethyst is a beautiful purple crystal that magnifies the energy of other crystals. Its classic purple colour is due to manganese and iron inclusions. Some rare varieties of amethyst are almost black. Other varieties are purple/white banded chevron amethyst, and prasiolite, which is a green amethyst coloured by the mineral inclusions.

It is good for overall protection as is a powerful and protective stone. I've had Amethyst from day one of my crystal journey, it sits so nicely alone alongside Rose Quartz and I have it on my nightstand as it helps assist in remembering and understanding dreams and also relieves insomnia should this be something you suffer with.


Amethyst helps negotiation skills, decision-making, wealth, business success, moving forward in life, coping with responsibility and change, and public speaking.


Amethyst is a natural tranquilliser, relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain, stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity.


It helps with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) Physically it helps heal the causes of dis-ease, good for hearing disorders, hormone regulation, insomnia. Amethyst eases headaches and migraines, releases tension. It reduces bruising, swellings, injuries and improves acne.


It helps cleanse the blood and strengthens the body to fight against cancer.


Amethyst is good for the health of the immune system, circularity and sympathetic nervous systems.


Amethyst encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation


Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, enhances the aura, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It has strong healing and cleansing powers.


To help balance the energy of your environment, place amethyst and quartz in the room, they will energize the room but also a sense of calm, and everyone will feel more relaxed, ideal for communal areas.


Healing with Amethyst:


  • Increases nobility

  • Spiritual awareness

  • Psychic abilities

  • Inner peace and healing

  • Healing of body, mind & soul

  • Positive transformation

  • Meditation

  • Balance

  • Relieves stress

  • Communication


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