Amethyst is said to aid creative thinking and spiritual awareness. It is a protective stone and wearing it as jewellery or carrying it in your pocket is said to protect against psychic attack. Placing Amethyst by the side of your bed while you sleep is thought to reduce nightmares.
In healing Amethyst can be placed on the Brow and the Crown Chakras. It is believed to ease headaches, release tension, relieve physical and emotional pain and help combat addictions. It is also reputed to reduce swellings and bruises. In ancient times it was fashioned into a drinking vessel, as it was believed to cure drunkenness.
Amethyst is one of the most versatile healing stones and can be used in several crystal healing layouts.
Amethyst is the birthstone for February and for Pisces.
Please keep your amethyst crystals out of direct sunlight as they may fade.