Amethyst is a unique purple crystal with a mystical energy. Amethyst offers a calming effect to the bearer. Amethyst’s is a crystal of protective energy relating to the astral planes. This aspect makes amethyst a good choice for any type of spiritual work relating to:  dream work… lucid dreaming, astral projection, past life regression, prophetic dreams etc…. Because of it’s calming effect in conjunction with protection, it is believed to help overcome insomnia and/ or nightmares and may encourage the bearer to feel very refreshed and energized upon awakening. Place a large amethyst crystal under your pillow or add to an herbal dream pillows. It works well as a gemstone elixir.

Amethyst is believed to be a powerful stone of spirituality. Amethyst can be used as an aid to raise one’s energy vibration.

Amethyst is connected with the deities Bacchus, Dionysus (gods of wine) and Diana. It is believed to help overcome alcoholism and other addictions. It is also believed to help one recover from the effects of a hangover. See my blog on how to make a gem elixir to help with these issues.

Amethyst is a wonderful stone for meditation, tranquility and healing. It offers powerful spiritual protection on the spiritual planes of existence. So if you are doing any type of spiritual work, it’s a good idea to incorporate amethyst into your work.

Amethyst is a powerfully psychic stone. It’s associated with the crown chakra which helps connect with the spiritual realm making it a very useful for those seeking spiritual guidance, healing, protection or wisdom. Program an amethyst crystal and store it with your tarot cards or other divination tool. Keep an amethyst crystal handy for spiritual protection if you work with an ouija board.

Amethyst is a good choice for dowsing pendulums and rune reading because of it’s so conducive to psychic awareness.

Amethyst can be used to attract love and happiness. It is a stone of pure emotional love and is often exchanged between lovers to strengthen their commitment.