Amethyst, beautiful Amethyst! Like moths to a flame, its hypnotising purple hue draws in children and adults alike. This by far is the most popular crystal visually, with the power and positive appeal of Amethyst drawing in masses.
It is an extremely beneficial crystal for the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. Mentally it helps you to feel less scattered and more focused and in control. It is helpful where insomnia is caused by an over-active mind. Amethyst is predominantly a night-time crystal that helps to calm and soothe the mind before bed time, promoting calmer sleep and dream recall. It is wonderful for kids to use in their pillow-cases or by their bedside.
Amethyst balances out the highs and the lows, promoting emotional centering. It dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Amethyst improves intellectual and cerebral thought, it is invaluable when you have to solve a difficult problem with others, especially one where emotions are running high. Amethyst can work in strengthening the immune system and achieve a speedy recovery from severe illness. It is a natural stress reliever, healing in times of personal loss and grief. Amethyst is the great all-rounder, being highly positive, promoting peace, happiness and contentment.
Country of Origin: Madagascar and Brazil