Amethyst relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress. It's used as a natural sedative and healer calming and soothing the wearer. It is thought to be a powerful protection stone creating a bubble around the carrier, warding off psychic attacks and negative energy.
Physically it strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs as well as the immune system, and is an excellent blood cleanser.
It’s a very good healing crystal for people who have, or are recovering from cancer, it’s a wonderful combination of healing and calming.
It is also seen as the sobering stone, very good for any and all forms of addiction, from alcoholism to anorexia, if you suffer with either of these, or love someone who does, a good sized piece of Amethyst under their bed, at the head end will work while they sleep (though it does also have a sobering effect on the libido too so bear that in mind! :)).
Along those lines, it is also said to be a wonderful anti-dote for a hangover or headache, take a smooth stone and rub gently on your temples for a couple of minutes to dissolve the head clouds.
It is the perfect stone for meditation. It is also the perfect calming antidote for rage and anger.
Amethyst assists in encouraging our growth towards our higher potential and spiritual expansion. It also brings peace, insight and calmness, and helps insomnia sufferers sleep more easily.
You can now buy Amethyst Properties Cards to go with your crystals - they make wonderful additions to gifts.