Amethyst Meaning

Amethyst Meaning, Magical Properties, Amethyst Healing, and more!

Amethyst Meaning – History and Legend

Amethyst is purple quartz.  It derives its name from the Greek word amethyein, meaning “not drunk.” The Greeks wore amethyst for protection against drunkenness, evil thoughts, magic and homesickness. In India, amethyst is used by Buddhist monks to aid in meditation.

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Amethyst Meaning – Magical Amethyst Properties

  • Amethyst is an excellent all-purpose stone
  • Beneficial when dealing with legal issues and money problems, and can lead to prosperity and abundance
  • Connect with angels, enhance telepathy and other psychic abilities
  • Excellent for meditation, dream work and past life work
  • Use it when you are depressed to bring happiness
  • Good protection stone for travelers
  • It is a great stone to bring spirituality and contentment in your life giving you strength, inspiration, and a sense of true peace

Amethyst Meaning – Amethyst Healing Powers

  • Amethyst is an excellent stone for anyone seeking freedom from any kind of addictions
  • Put an amethyst under your pillow to promote healthy sleep and help fight insomnia
  • Use amethyst to help improve concentration and rubbing it across your forehead can offer relief from a headache
  • It is a great stone for general healing and strengthening the immune system

Below you’ll find more on amethyst meaning including amethyst gemstone color, amethyst chakra information, amethyst birthstone and zodiac…

Amethyst Gemstone Color

Purple-Violet – light to dark

Amethyst Metaphysical
Chakra Classification

Crown Chakra: Placed on the crown chakra during meditation, amethyst increases concentration and confidence in life.

Amethyst Gemstone Zodiac Star Sign

Pisces
also Aquarius, Aries, Capricorn

Amethyst Birth Stone Information

Amethyst is the birthstone for February

Where is Amethyst Found?

Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Western Australia, Morocco

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