Amethyst takes its name from its ancient use against drunkenness and excess. In the past it was sometimes used as a chalice to protect oneself from possible poisoning attempts during banquets. It is the stone of the popes and symbolically represents spirituality and abstinence from vices. This stone has a color ranging from transparent light purple to very dark and opaque purple, this quartz obtains its colors thanks to traces of manganese and iron composing it. This stone is widespread in most countries and can be found in deposits of small or large sizes. The amethyst stones that are most commonly found on the market come mainly from Brazil and India, where the highest concentration of this mineral is found. An amethyst with citrine is called ametrine.
Virtues of amethyst on the emotional and spiritual:
The amethyst promotes mental calm, ideal to facilitate a spiritual practice such as meditation or reiki, it will have a place of choice for the activities of the mind requiring mental calm. It allows depressed people and people who tend to over-think to free themselves from the incessant cycle of thoughts that assail them. This mineral has properties that purify the aura of the wearer, allowing him or her to be more open-minded. The amethyst will promote dreams, intuition, since your mind will be more relaxed you will be better able to capture the messages of the subconscious mind.
Actions on the physical:
The amethyst relaxes the muscles especially in the area of the nape of the neck and the shoulders it is a good muscular decontructant of the upper body. In lithotherapy it is used to fight against gastric acidity, to eliminate more quickly the various harmful elements of the body such as alcohol, drugs, toxins. It reduces headaches, promotes healing. It can be used to help fight an addiction, it will even be possible to regularly drink amethyst elixirs, by making sure that this beverage is well created or by buying it in a specialized shop.
Purification and recharging :
After a while the stone has given all the energy it could, it can be energetically purified by immersing it for several hours in demineralized water, possibly slightly salty. Avoid charging it in the sun because it would eventually lose its colors, the ultraviolet rays of the sun would make it whiten.
The price of amethyst is moderately high, it depends on the mineralogical quality of the stone.
Signs of the zodiac
This stone is particularly suitable for the signs of Sagittarius, fish and virginity.
The action is done primarily on the sixth chakra known as the third eye and on the seventh crown chakra.
In what form
In stores it can be found worked in the form of jewelry, beads, such as amethyst bracelets, necklaces or amethyst pendants. Minerals in lithotherapy are also often worn as rolled (polished) stones. Raw amethyst is placed on a piece of furniture because if it is worn in a pocket, its irregular edges will damage clothing.
Lithotherapy is part of alternative energy therapies, it does not replace so-called modern medicine. The indications and properties given are drawn from feedback from users, cultures, and reference books in the field. For any medical problem, please consult your doctor.
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