Amethyst is a crystal that most people seem to have heard of and is easily available at many shops, spiritual shops, gift shops and mineral and fossil shops. It is a beautiful stone and it is purple or violet in color.

It is a healing stone which has many purposes, it is known as the all purpose crystal. It is a crystal that will calm the mind and because of this it has many benefits. It is very good for reducing stress and when stress is reduced it helps prevent a lot of serious illnesses.

Some of the healing benefits when using Amethyst on a physical level are –

  • It can help heal skin conditions.
  • It helps reduce pain.
  • Great for shifting heads.
  • Migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Reduces stress
  • Anxiety

On a spiritual level it works to –

  • Aid psychic development
  • Lucid dreaming
  • Great for meditation
  • Helps us to see the bigger picture.
  • Protection

Amethyst changes negative energies around us and Promotes a more positive calming atmosphere.

It is a great crystal to have around you especially if you have a lot of electrical equipment. Place it on you're desk when you are working at the computer to dispel some of the negative energies that are around you caused by all the electrical currents.

If you have an amethyst crystal bed, use it to cleanse you're other crystals. Place a crystal on top of the bed and leave it to stand over night and it will cleanse it for you.

Amethyst is also used when you are working with the crown chakra. This is the 7th chakra and has a purple vibrational color.

Birthstone – February.

Sun sign – Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Archangel – Michael