Amethyst is our first crystal in a series of Zodiac Stones, we will be discussing with our Friends at Wondering Paths
Amethyst is the birthstone for Aquarius. ♒
It lends Aquarians stability, peace, balance, courage, inner strength, sincerity,and a calm disposition.
This lovely purple stone also connects on a deep level to those born under the influence of Capricorn, Pisces, and Scorpio.
Look to your Natal Chart to see where Amethyst may help you in your life.
The word Amethyst is derived from the Greek word “amethystos” which means “remedy against drunkenness” which is reflected in the properties of this gemstone.
Amethyst is a stone associated with the Crown Chakra, due to it’s Violet Color.
It is a general healing stones for aches and pains. It connects us to our Spirituality. Working with our Higher Self, Spirit Guides, God/Goddess, or Creator. We often tap into their energy through meditation or ritual.
It is often considered the go to stone for relieving Headaches, and anything associated with Intellectual Pursuits.
Amethyst honors Artemis, the Greek Goddess of the Hunt, and Childbirth. She represents the love of the mountains and the forests where she chooses to live.
This is a great stone to have with you during childbirth.
Amethyst comes in many forms from and colors. There are light Amethyst like a Lavender color, Amethyst with Quartz, Amethyst with Citrine, and Dark Amethyst too.
It is a variety of Quartz, that is found all over the world.
It measures at a 7 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale.
I highly recommend Amethyst as one of your crystals in your spiritual toolkit!
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Information found from various sources on the web.