Amethyst is quartz that is colored purple from trace amounts of ferric iron.

Extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration- it guards against psychic attack- transmuting the energy into love. It is a natural tranquilizer.


- Enhances higher states of consciousness and meditation

-Has strong healing and cleansing powers

-Enhances spiritual awareness

-Overcomes addictions and blockages of all kinds

-Can calm or stimulate the mind- whatever is needed at the time

-Helps you feel less scattered/more focused and enhances the assimilation of new ideas

-Connects cause with effect, and facilitates the decision making process

-Aids transmission of neural signal through the brain

-Helpful with insomnia caused by an overactive mind, and protects against recurrent nightmares

-Enhances memory and improves motivation

-Facilitates the visualization process

-Balances out highs and lows, promoting emotional centering

-Dispels anger, rage, fear, and anxiety

-Alleviates sadness, grief, and it supports coming to terms with loss

-One of the most spiritual stones: it promotes love of the divine, giving insight into its true nature, and encouraging selflessness/spiritual wisdom

-Opens intuition and enhances psychic gifts.

-Good for meditation and scrying.

-Placed on the third eye, it transmutes lower energies to the higher frequencies of the spiritual and etheric realms

  • Boosts production of hormones, tunes the endocrine system and metabolism, strengthens the cleansing eliminating
  • Cleanser for the blood, relieves physical, emotional, and psychological pain/stress
  • Blocks geopathic stress
  • Eases headaches and releases tensions
  • Reduces bruising, injuries, swelling and treats hearing disorders
  • Heals disease of the lungs, respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders, and digestive disease
  • Beneficial for intestines, regulating flora, removing parasites and encouraging reabsorption of water
  • Treats insomnia
  • Balances physical, mental and emotional bodies linking them to the spiritual realm
  • Cleanses the aura, transmutes negative energy
  • Stimulates the throat and crown chakras
  • Stabilizes psychiatric conditions but NOT paranoia or schizophrenia


Position: Single points are used for healing

  • Place the point in toward you to draw in energy and away to draw off energy. Beneficial if worn over throat or heart. For insomnia/nightmares place under pillow


Different colors can have added properties:

Violet amethyst: High vibration, double terminated lilac crystals take you into beta brain waves. They stimulate then calm the throat and heart chakras. Violet flower amethyst bring light and love into an environment.

Information from:

Crystals: the Modern Guide to Crystal Healing by Yulia Van Doren

The Crystal Bible 1 by Judy Hall