Perhaps one of the most well-known gemstones and for a good reason. Amethyst is a very versatile and deeply spiritual stone. Helps for numerous complaints such as headaches and insomnia but also supports your spiritual development.

Information and properties

Amethyst is a quartz and one of the best known gemstones that has been used for many thousands of years. Amethyst occurs in various shades of purple which is caused by the presence of iron and aluminum. 

Amethyst has a relaxing effect on the body. From this relaxation Amethyst can reduce headaches and migraines and can therefore help with problems with falling asleep and staying asleep. Amethyst can help regulate the flora in the intestines and thus reduce digestive problems. Since ancient times Amethyst has been used to reduce swelling and heal burn wounds. Amethyst is also known as a stone that helps with conditions of the lungs and respiratory system and in reducing certain skin complaints.
Amethyst has a relaxing effect and has a positive effect on an overactive mind. Amethyst brings a good balance between body and mind and can help break negative or addictive patterns. Amethyst is also a fine stone that helps process grief and mourning and reduces feelings of gloom.
Amethyst is a wonderful meditation stone that helps you enter a higher state of consciousness. Among other things, Amethyst stimulates your Crown Chakra and enables you to receive spiritual guidance in order to discover who you really are. Amethyst has a protective effect on your aura and transforms negative energy so that you can truly open up to all your intuitive abilities. 
Suitable for Children
(Dark) purple, light lilac to dark blue-violet. This color is created by iron and aluminum.
Etheric Chakras (8th - 14th) Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra
Zodiac Signs
Hardness: 7
Density: 2.6
Composition: SiO2(Ti4+, Fe3+)
Structure: Trigonal
Uruguay, Madagascar, Brazil, United States, Canada, Siberia, UK, Sri Lanka, India and Mexico
How to take care?
When you charge Amethyst you should be careful with sunlight as this can fade the colors of the Amethyst. A night in full moon is a better alternative. More information on caring for gemstones can be read in my blog cleaning and charging of gemstones
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