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Origin of Amethyst

Amethyst is derived from the Greek word, ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated.” Associated with the month of February, which is the month the Romans dedicated to Neptune, the God of water, Amethyst is the traditional birthstone of this month. As the insignia of the month of February, this stone carries the energy of love, creativity, spirituality, sobriety, and temperance. This sparkling, purple, crystalline quartz,  originate in Africa and Brazil. While it may be found elsewhere, these are the most common locations of origin.

Uses for Amethyst

This stunning, Purple gem has been esteemed for its beauty and its abilities as a  calming stone which works on the spiritual, emotional, as well as physical levels to bring about balance, and peace of mind. In the psychic and spiritual realms, amethyst is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers as well as spiritual connections between the earthly realms and other spiritual destinations. This gem is powerful in facilitating the process of lucid dreaming, telepathy, creativity, past life regression, as well as meditation. Healers have been known to use amethyst in crystal healings to promote the grieving process, to bring closure to emotional trauma, and to promote peace and calmness. This gem may be used on the body in the form of jewelry, placed on the body during crystal healing rituals, or in ones environment to enhance peace and calmness. As a stone of creativity, it is said to stimulate and amplify the process of thought in creative writers, poets and artists.

It is used as a dream stone and to help insomnia. Put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub it across your forehead to offer relief from a headache.



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