Amethyst

The stone of transformation, spirituality and dream recall. Amethyst is the stone of transformation from all addiction, promoting inner peace. Used for contentment and meditation. Provides common sense and flexibility in decisions. Strengthens and enhances psychic abilities, imagery and mind quieting. Wear when sleeping or when awake to reduce anger, depression, grief, impatience, and nightmares.

With Peace & Serenity

Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, courage and inner strength. It has been used to protect against psychic attacks.

It helps to open communication with angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities.

It is an excellent stone for meditation or dream work, dream recall, past life work, and can help you see your path.

Associations

Angels: Zadkiel
Associated Crystal: quartz family
Birthstone: February
Color: Purple/Indigo
Chakra: Third Eye/Crown
Element: Air, Water
Flowers: Lavender, lilac, violet
Gods/Goddesses: Buddha, Dionysus, Bacchus, Diana, Artemis
Planet: Jupiter, Neptune
Zodiac: Aries, Aquarius
Sabbat: Imbolc, Ostara, Mabon
Tarot: The Hanged Man

Amethyst Elixir

A crystal elixir or gem essence combines the energy of your crystal that is infused in either water or oil. It is often placed in the sun in order for the crystal to imbue the water or oil with the crystal’s energy or Qi and then the decoction is used for healing and anointing.

Here is what you need: A glass container filled with about 12 ounces of water. If you are going to be placing your essence outside, be sure to cover it.   Read more here

Cleansing & Charging Amethyst

~ Cleansing a crystal is always a good idea to rid it of energies (negative or otherwise) that it may have picked up during handling and excessive use.

~ Charging a crystal is bringing its energy levels back up, after use and cleansing. Like re-charging a battery after it has lost its energy.  A great way to do this (and remind you that it is time to do so) is during a full moon.

Crystal Cleansing: method 1 – 3 and method 5 – 7

The Power of Color

Color plays a major role in determining how your crystal can help you.  A crystal’s color is due to its combination of minerals, which give it it’s own personality.  It contributes in what attracts you to it.  The psychological aspects of color determine how a crystal’s healing properties work.

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