Metaphysical Properties of Amethyst

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In ancient Rome crushed Amethyst was added to wine cups to prevent drunkenness.  It is said to assist with healing alcoholism, compulsive disorders and addictions of all kinds.  It has been called the "sobriety stone".  Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, courage and inner strength. 

On a spiritual level, Amethyst can help to open communication with angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities.  It is an excellent stone for meditation, dream work, past life work and can help you connect to your path.  It has been used to ease the pain of grief and promote happiness.  Amethyst is reputed to be beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues and can lead to prosperity and abundance.  Amethyst is also used as protection for travelers. 

In Mystical Lore Amethyst is used to help with headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulartory system issues, endocrine system problems and chronic fatigue.  Spiritual healers may also use it to aid in immune system deficiencies and general healing.  Amethyst is associated with the brow and crown chakras

Chevron Amethyst (also known as Banded Amethyst)

Chevron Amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of Quartz with the stress relieving qualities of Amethyst.  Together they enhance peace of mind, relaxation and self-discovery.  Chevron Amethyst brings courage and inner strength.  The stone lessens any resistance to helping oneself, particularly with concerns of self-awareness.  It also diminishes addictive tendencies and assists in recovery from addictions.  Chevron Amethyst is associated with the third eye (brow) and crown chakras.

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These properties have been collected from various sources and personal experiences over many years.  For more in-depth or specific information please contact an experienced Crystal or Colour Therapist

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