Amethyst is a purple/violet variety of quartz crystal whose healing properties can benefit us in a multitude of ways. Amethyst in crystal healing will provide soothing energies of protection, creativity, and enhancement of psychic abilities. Healing with amethyst depends on how the crystal itself is used as well as how its metaphysical properties affect various aspects of our being. Amethyst is overall great for any and everyone, but it works best with those compatible. Cross check the attributes and benefits below to see if Amethyst is right for you.
Zodiac: Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Element: air, water
Chakra: third eye, crown
Vibration Number: 3
Amethyst for Spiritual Growth
Amethyst’s ability to expand the higher mind and enhance intuition creates the perfect foundation for spiritual growth. It helps us to look inward and find our authentic self, while forming a connection with the divine. Amethyst in crystal healing awakens and activates the third eye and crown chakra, allowing us to grow and transcend spiritual planes. To promote these properties and incorporate them into your being, meditate or pray with amethyst against the forehead or on top of the head.
Amethyst for Emotional Balance
This variety of quartz is especially beneficial to the emotional body. It soothes and calms the mind, instilling peace and relieving stress. It works along with the chemicals in the brain to inspire creativity and release anxiety. Amethyst also aids in decision-making and helps us to think with our intuition instead of relying only on our thoughts which can oftentimes become chaotic. Amethyst jewelry is great for keeping its energy and properties inside the auric field. Meditate with it to center yourself and to assimilate a fresh perspective.
Amethyst for Physical Health
Aside from its many spiritual and mental healing benefits, amethyst also promotes physical health. It boosts the immune system and metabolism to promote a healthy lifestyle, while reducing pain and removing toxins from the blood. Amethyst is also great for relieving stress, tension, and inflammation, and treats hearing disorders. It treats ailments of the lung and respiratory system, as well as skin conditions and complications in the digestive system. Incorporate amethyst in crystal healing practices such as holistic therapy and meditation. For headaches, put a pouch of amethyst crystals on top of your head; to promote a restful night’s sleep, keep amethyst on your bedside table or under your pillow.
Amethyst in Feng Shui
Feng Shui is the arrangement and rearrangement of items and furniture to allow for the healthy free-flowing energy in the home. It uses symbolism in the same way that the five elements do, in order to improve the flow of chi (universal life force). By incorporating the use of Amethyst in Feng Shui, you can ensure to keep fresh, calming and peaceful vibes when you come home to unwind. It promotes a balance of energy similar to the way that it balances all five elements. Amethyst clusters are even better for these purposes than amethyst stones because of a cluster’s many points which effectively draws out and transmutes negative energy into positive energy. In Feng Shui, a bagua map is used to divide the space, area, or home into eight sections, each representing a specific area of your life, determined by the energy in those areas. The two main areas most relatively attributed with stress relief are in the center and the bottom left corner of the bagua map.
However you choose to utilize amethyst in crystal healing, its healing benefits are undeniable when incorporated into daily life. All that’s left is to choose the perfect amethyst crystal for you. Luckily there are tons of options available, whether you want a cluster for your home or a nice pair of earrings. Get to manifesting!