Amethyst is often called The Artist’s, Composer’s, Inventor’s, Poet’s, Painter’s, or Healer’s Stone. Amethyst is one of the most effective crystals for healing people, plants, and animals.It is a wonderful talisman for use in the creative and healing arts.
The Amethyst Crystal stone protects against psychic attack, paranormal harm and ill-wishes from others. It returns the energy back to the universe after being transforming it into positive, loving energy. It also counteracts negative earth energies beneath buildings or anywhere that feels hostile.
Amethyst can be used to relieve obsessive compulsive disorder and hyperactivity in children and animals. When placed under the pillow or mattress, or rubbed in the center of the forehead counter-clockwise can help treat insomnia and stimulate pleasant dreams.
Amethyst is an excellent stone for diplomats, negotiators and business people. It calms angry temperaments and gives a distinct advantage in situations where debating is required. Wear or hold Amethyst to bring in spiritual insights coupled with intellectual reasoning.
As a luck and prosperity crystal, Amethyst is good for reducing the tendency to overspend, gambling addictions, or unwise investments. Amethyst is connected to the Temperance card in the tarot, representing balance. It is a stone dedicated to curbing overindulgence and bad habits. It is an excellent aid to quitting smoking, drinking, and drug use. It can provide the strength needed to obtain freedom from addictive personalities, one’s own or that of another. Placing an Amethyst on the navel is believed to protect a person from intoxication, and in conjunction with other treatments, can help to overcome addictions.
Amethyst is the stone of St. Valentine, of faithful lovers. St. Valentine was thought to have worn an Amethyst ring engraved with the image of Cupid. Amethyst is also referred to as the “couple’s stone” and can give meaning to relationships that, over time, transcend the carnal union and gives way to deeper connection and a more soulful communion.