||Purple to lavender
||Transparent, pointed crystals. May be geode, cluster, or single point. All sizes
||One of the most common crystals
ATTRIBUTES: Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a very high spiritual vibration. It will help guard you against psychic attacks while transmuting the energy into love. A natural tranquilizer and its serenity enhances higher states of consciousness and meditation. Amethyst also has very strong healing and cleansing powers that will enhance your spiritual awareness. Amethyst helps overcome addictions and blockages of all kinds, including overindulgence and physical passions. This stone is extremely beneficial for the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. Great for meditating and mental stability, giving you a deeper understanding mentally. It will help you feel less scattered and more focused and in control of your faculties, while enhancing the assimilation of new ideas and cause and effect. This stone can really help you with your decision making process, bringing in common sense and spiritual insights while your putting decisions and insights into practice. It can be very calming and synthesizing, easing the transmission of neural signals through the brain. It is helpful where insomnia is caused by an overactive mind and protects against recurrent nightmares. Amethyst enhances memory and improves motivation while helping you remember and understand dreams and the visualization process. Amethyst will also really help you balance out your highs and lows, promoting emotional centering, repealing anger, rage, fear and anxiety while alleviating sadness and grief helping you come to terms with loss. This is one of the most spiritual stones, promoting love of the divine, giving insights into its true nature while encouraging selflessness and spiritual wisdom.
HEALING: Amethyst boosts production of hormones, and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs and the immune system. An excellent cleanser for the blood, Amethyst relieves physical, emotional, and psychological pain or stress, and blocks geo-pathic stress. It eases headaches and releases tension. This stone reduces bruising, injuries, and swellings, and treats hearing disorders. It heals diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders, and diseases of the digestive tract. It is beneficial for the intestines, regulating flora, removing parasites, and encouraging reabsorption of water. Amethyst treats insomnia and brings restful sleep. At a subtle level, Amethyst balances and connects the physical, mental, and emotional bodies, linking them to the spiritual. It cleanses the aura and transmutes negative energy, and stimulates the throat and crown chakras. It is helpful for people about to make the transition through death. Amethyst can stabilize psychiatric conditions but should nor be used in cases of paranoia or schizophrenia.