Amethyst

Amethyst

Peace, Dreamwork, Healing

Metaphysical Properties

  • Travel Amulet
  • Home Purification
  • Brings protection and spiritual growth
  • Enhances memory and improves motivation
  • Use during all psychic work and divinations
  • Talisman for raising hopes and lifting the spirit 
  • Helps you remember and understand your dreams
  • A great beginner stone because it has a variety of uses
  • Promotes peace, patience, acceptance, and relaxes the mind
  • Dispels anger, rage, and fear, while alleviating sadness and grief
  • Place under pillow for a peaceful sleep, and healing prophetic dreams
  • Rids your home and body of negative energy while attracting positive energy
  • Hold or wear on your non-dominant hand for a soothing and de-stressing effect
  • Aids in psychic development and opens intuition, while guards against psychic attack
  • Good with helping you make decisions and move forward in life by promoting focus and clarity, while helping you to see and understand the bigger picture

Affirmations

  •  I am inspired
  • Love makes me free
  • My life moves with grace
  • I am amazing in my own unique way
  • I am calm and find peace within the chaos 
  • I am connected to the wisdom of the universe
  • I am calm, peaceful, and relaxed in my mind body and soul

Correspondence 

  • Chakras: Crown and Third eye 
  • Energy: Receptive
  • Planets: Jupiter, Neptune
  • Element: Water
  • Zodiacs: Aquarius, Capricorn, Pisces, Virgo

Physical Properties

  • Color: Light to Dark Purple
  • Habit: 6-sided prism ending in 6-sided pyramid
  • Rarity: Common
  • Luster: Vitreous/Glossy
  • Species: Quartz
  • Zoning: None
  • Gravity: 2.6 - 2.7
  • Hardness: 7
  • Cleavage: None
  • Fracture: Conchoidal
  • Twinning: Dauphine law, Brazil law, and Japan law
  • Locations: Africa, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia Uruguay, and the USA
  • Pleochroism: Weak
  • Fluorescence: None 
  • Birefringence: 0.009
  • Transparency: Transparent to translucent
  • Named After: From Greek "amethystos", meaning not drunk
  • Classification: Tectosilicate
  • Melting point: 1650±75 °C
  • Discovered In: France, About 25,000 years ago
  • Discovered By: Prehistoric People
  • Luminescence: Weak 
  • Chemical Name: silicon dioxide
  • Refractive Index: 1.54-1.55
  • System/Structure: Hexagonal, Rhombohedral, Trigonal
  • Chemical Formula: SiO2
  • Inclusions (streak): White
  • Chemistry Classification: Silica

Health Benefits 

  • Helps those with an addiction overcome it
  • A natural tranquilizer. It relieves stress and strain, while soothing irritability, and balancing mood swings
  • Helps with physical ailments such as headache, insomnia, and arthritis 
  • Useful for those suffering of diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, disorders of the cells, and diseases of the digestive system
  • Aids in Hormone production, which brings an important balance to the endocrine system. This plays an important role in general metabolism
  • Boost the immune system by purifying the blood, and reducing psychological, emotional, and physical pain
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