Features and Benefits
Amethyst, which means intoxicating in mythology, gives energy, happiness, peace, and vitality. Because it is an energetic stone, it has an invigorating effect on most people. It is a crystal that you can always carry on you. The energy emits always benefits you and protects you from negativity. Try to keep this stone on you, especially when you will be in a negatively charged environment. So you can be sure you will receive only positive energy.
Amethyst, one of the strongest stones in terms of effect, is the purple-colored type of quartz stone. It has different colors from lilac to deep purple. It gets its purple color from the iron mine and is a silicon dioxide compound. It is recommended to be used with Rose quartz.
How to clean amethyst?
The most suitable way to clean precious stones is to bury them in dry soil at regular intervals and leave them for a day. If your stone is porous, you can also clean it by keeping it in clean water. It is a soil and water cleaner. Since too many people come into contact with the stones, it will cause negative energy accumulation, so you should definitely clean the newly purchased stones before using them for the first time. You can also clean your amethyst with sun rays. Keeping it in sunlight or clean water for 30 minutes will clean your crystal.
Amethyst stone with a hardness of 7 is mostly used as jewelry and ornaments. When used as jewelry, it should be in contact with the skin. If it is used as an ornament in environments such as home and workplace, it is more suitable to be used as an untreated piece of crystal. In this way, it collects the negative energy in the environment and spreads positive energy.
Benefits of Amethyst Stone
Amethyst stone has many benefits. Prominent among them are:
- Protects from radiation and negative energy
- Good for eyes
- Because it carries a negative electric charge; It increases the brainpower by collecting the excess electrical charge in the body.
- Good for heart ailments
- Cleans the blood
- Good for allergies
- Calms anger, relieves stress, and gives positive energy
Hardness Degree: 7
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Chemical Formula and Group: SiO² + Al, Ca, Fe, Mg, Li, Na and Oxides
Color: Violet and its shades, translucent, semi-opaque
Places of Extraction: Siberia, Uruguay, Zambia, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Zambia, Namibia, Africa, Turkey
In our country, amethyst is mined in Balıkesir – Dursunbey, Ordu-Fatsa, Yozgat-Şefaatli, Çanakkale- Lapseki, Ordu-Gölköy, Giresun Şebinkarahisar.
Chakras: Forehead and Crown