Why is Amethyst Important and It's Healing Properties?
Amethyst healing properties are as plentiful as the stone itself. It is thought of mostly as a protective stone. As it is linked to the crown chakra, it is helpful in purifying the mind and clearing it of negative thoughts. This includes the negativity of stress and anxiety, which is why many meditate with amethyst so as to rid themselves of that darkness. Amethyst healing properties are especially useful in regards to work-related stress, because the stone is also associated with abundance; therefore relieving stress while emanating prosperity. The amethyst properties which facilitate intuition and communication can also be applied to increased work effectiveness.
Using amethyst to decorate the home is a choice many make for its appearance, alone. However, the stone can have many metaphysical benefits as well if placed in the right room. An amethyst in the family room can assist in familial bonding time, and provide the confidence and calm necessary for open communication. Amethyst in the office will bring intuition for making tough, gut decisions in business, and stress-relief for long work days. Placing an amethyst somewhere in the bathroom is another way to relieve anxiety during a soothing bath.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February, and known as the Zodiac stone for pisces. It is also linked to the element of Wind. This element is believed to activate the mind, and assist in clairvoyance and intuition. It is the ideal stone for meditation that seeks to discover the reason for certain behaviors or actions, both on the part of oneself, or another.
Amethyst being an amazing crystal below you can find 5 ways to make the most of your crystal...
- Whether you are looking to meditate for relaxation, abundance, protection or communication, a good mantra is: “I trust myself, I see what I need and it will come to me." To meditate with amethyst, go into a room with soft lighting and a calm energy. You can use an amethyst point, to send energy and intentions into the universe, or an amethyst cluster. Sit or lay on the floor with the amethyst in the palm of your hand, and breathe in the violet energy of amethyst. Visualise what it is you want. Allow the mellow energy of the amethyst to bring to state of clarity. Imbue your soul with confidence and feel the amethyst radiating its protection into your spirit. When you are ready, take one last deep breadth in, and slowly open your eyes as you breathe out. Cleanse your amethyst after meditating.
- To help clear your mind and place the amethyst on your crown and third eye chakras to help clear energy blockages and get rid of a sluggish mindset also also place it under your pillow to restore your energy and complete the deep cleanse.
- Due to Amethyst having emotional healing properties, If you find yourself in one of those down moods or feeling emotional either from relationships or stressed with life commitments. Have a bath with either Amethyst crystals around or in the water. (Top tip - add a few drops of lavender essential oils and a few candles to really help you relax or combine them both and use of our Amethyst and Lavender candles).
I hope this has given you some new ideas of how to celebrate the beauty of Amethyst crystals now!