Peace and Protection with Amethyst
Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones, promoting connection to the divine, giving insights into ones true nature, and encouraging selflessness and spiritual wisdom. It opens intuition and enhances psychic gifts.
This powerful and protective stone has high spiritual vibrations, channeling strong healing energies and also know as a natural Tranquilizer. Its serenity enhances higher state of consciousness and meditation. Amethyst assists in overcoming blockages and addiction. Excellent for the sobriety journey, it also enhances memory and improves motivation, helps you set and achieve realistic goals.
Amethyst brings peace and promotes emotional centering, balance and detoxification of stagnate energies in your life, it also assists in reducing tendencies to over-spend. Use Amethyst to assist in dispelling, anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviating sadness and grief, it supports coming to terms with loss.
You can find Amethyst in wands, raw, tumbled and more in-store & online.
Type: Quartz Family
Structure: Tabular, prismatic or acicular
Use in Crystal Grids: Spiritual protection, enhance psychic ability and angel attunement
Colour: Pale lilac and lavender to deep purple. The Chevron Amethyst contains white and purple
Chakra: Amethyst aligns with your crown chakra, connecting you with your higher self and connecting you with your pure consciousness and wisdom
Crystal Pairing: Rose Quartz pairs very well with Amethyst facilitating alignment of the Crown and the Heart chakra, this combination supports deeper self-love as well as deeper relationships with others.
Essential Oil Pairing: Acacia, almond, lavender, fern, lily.
Animal Totems: Butterfly, Hummingbird, Eagle
Availability: One of the most common crystals
Where is it Found: Greece, Brazil, Uruguay, Canada
How to Use: Helps sleep disorders and nightmares, Amethyst in jewelry form assists in harnessing its energies of fidelity or as a locket to call back lost love.
Purifies Energy: Amethyst helps to raises your vibration, shifting negativity thought patterns and habits, cools anger, calms anxiety, increases intuition, and shield against lower or harmful energy.
Using the Crystal
Practical: Amethyst is known to counteract any negative earth energies beneath a building, it’s also used in areas where plants do not grow or where animals don’t want to sit. Raw amethyst or geodes are best suited for this.
Emotional: Amethyst is believed to assist in the reduction of addiction, obsessiveness and hyperactivity in children and animals
Physical Benefits: The All-healer crystals of people and animals, it’s also believed to help migraines and headaches – dip your Amethyst in running water then rub the forehead anti-clockwise
Magical: Attract good luck and protects against paranormal harm or ill-will. Use the smoke from a lavender incense and draw an image of the sun and a crescent moon over your Amethyst for both powers
Divination: Keeps you centered and content with not having to reward yourself with any excess of any kind to feel good.
Workplace: Soak a washed amethyst in some water for a few hours to create an elixir that will aid in brining calm in a pressurised working environment
Home: An unpolished Amethyst in the bedroom guards against nightmares and insomnia.
Empowerment/Affirmation: I can control my cravings
Question to Ask Oneself: What life goals I should focus on?
When meditating Amethyst helps turning mundane thoughts into tranquil and deeper understanding. It’s warm loving caring nature helps to feel less scattered aiding in better focus and more control over your yourself and your life goals
You will need your favorite Amethyst crystal to hold during this crystal meditation.
Find a quiet place for yourself for the next few moments and take a comfortable seat.
Begin by taking three deep cleansing breaths – in through your nose while you expand your belly and out through your mouth. On your last exhale gently close your eyes.
As you continue to breathe at your own pace, notice if you are holding any tension in your body. Do a quick scan from the top of your head, behind your eyes, down through your throat, to your chest, your navel, down to your sit bones, and down through your feet. If find yourself carrying any tension, take a deep breath in and as you exhale let your body soften.
Now imagine that you’re sitting on a chair, in the middle of an empty room and you see an open box just ahead of you. Now take any thoughts, worries, to-do lists that might be consuming your mind right now and gently send them into the box. As you do this, notice if you are feeling lighter. You may even feel as though a little more space has been created in your mind.
If at any point you have any thoughts pop up, know that it is completely normal and ok. Instead of reacting to the thought – simply notice it. No need to give it any energy. Thoughts will pass if we do not give it the energy to grow.
As you return your consciousness to sitting in the chair, you notice a ball of white light forming above your head. Take a deep breath to feel this clearing light above you.
Now picture this ball of white light moving down through your entire body and down through the earth. Take a deep breath as you feel a sense of focus and freshness.
The brilliant white light comes back up into your feet and moves through your body and shoots out of the top of your head – washing away any worries or concerns. Take a deep breath as you feel a sense of clarity and lightness.
Now imagine a white bubble of light that forms all around you – this is your zone of focus. Your sacred space of most clarity. You come here whenever you begin to worry about something; the white light absorbs the worry and transmutes this energy into positive life energy which allows you to continue on your day with a deep sense of trust. Take three deep breaths and on your last exhale let out a big sigh. Enjoy the release of any pressure and worry.
You start to wiggle your toes, gently move your fingers and bring awareness to your eyelids. Once you’re ready you blink your eyes and return to your space, ready to enjoy the rest of your day, and knowing with a few deep breaths you can return to this place of feeling clear and focused.
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