As the birth stone of Feburary, it is a perfect time to share the properties of the amazing stone amethyst. Not just a pretty colour; Amethyst is a stone of spirituality, sobriety and contentment. Ranging from deep purple to pale lavender this stone has been thought to hold many powers and healing attributes.
Amethysts are thought to balance energy creating stability and producing peaceful calming effects. It also transforms bad energy and feelings into positive loving energy. This is makes amethyst a great sleep aid by stimulating pleasant dreams and is also thought to cure insomnia if kept by the bedside.
It provides the ‘sense’ of common sense by controlling temperament imparting tranquil influences. This is said to encourage flexibility in decisions, clear away unproductive and unkind vibrations which aid in helping business affairs prosper and aid in debating.
Dating back to historic times amethyst had been used as an aid to help fight addiction. It has been thought the stone encourages and supports sobriety, helping the wearer of the stone to find freedom from their addictive tendencies.
Thanks to: "love is in the Earth - A Kaleidoscope of Crystals Updated" By Melody for the information used in this article