Amethyst: The Stone of Wisdom

 ⋆ Protection ⋆ Shielding ⋆ Dispels negativity ⋆ Stress relief ⋆ Calming ⋆ Spiritual Development⋆ Develops Intuition & Insight ⋆ Sleep ⋆ Supports overcoming addictions

Amethyst is known as the writer's and artists stone as well as one that can support spiritual development. 

PROTECTION: Protects the auric field against unwanted energy and bad vibes. Amethyst has a unique purifying ability to cleanse its surroundings making it a great stone to place in the home to keep good energy flow. Carry with you if you want to protect your aura from energy suckers.

CALMING & ANTI-STRESS: Brings balance and serenity to the mind body and spirit. Known to relieve stress, anxiety or fears and help you feel more in tune with your own emotional and mental state of being. 

OVERCOMING: Bad habits, unhealthy addictions or patterns. Amethyst is a stone that is known to be extremely helpful when you want to improve your own negative behaviours or traits. Its energy calls us to release any bad habits that don't serve us and are not aligned with our spiritual growth. It is often referred to as the "sobriety stone" and is used by many to help overcome addictions. 

PURIFYING: Cleanses and charges other crystals as well as your own aura and surrounding space. Amethyst is a good stone to be placed in the center or your space or where there is high traffic of people or energies. 

CREATIVITY: This stones connection to the Crown chakra (associated with wisdom, consciousness and inspiration. When our brains are in a state of a higher consciousness is when we are most creative and inspired. Amethyst stimulates our crown chakra and helps us tune into our higher self and deeper consciousness. It ignites passion, sparks creative flow and brings a heightened awareness. This is why it is widely known ad the writer's and artists' stone. 

SLEEP: Known to help promote relaxation and more restful sleep. Often used to ease insomnia and restlessness. 

How to use it:

  • Place under your pillow or by your bedside to combat insomnia and promote more restful sleep
  • Place crystals on top of or next to Amethyst to cleanse and charge them
  • Place and Amethyst in a high traffic zone in your home to keep harmony and balance the energy in the space

How to cleanse it:

  • Moonlight ☽
  • Salt water
  • Earth or soil
  • Sacred smoke (such as palo santo sage)

Associated Chakras: Third Eye, Crown
Birthstone: February

Zodiac: Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

Planet: Jupiter

Element: Air, Water

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