Amethyst is a member of the quartz family of minerals that are so prevalent in our planet's crust. It occurs naturally in volcanic rock, yet is unique in the fact that its shades of purple or violet are never uniform - every Amethyst stone is different, which means every Amethyst stone can have different spiritual properties for its owner.
Thanks to thousands of years of excavation and countless religious interpretations, the Amethyst is now undeniably established as one of the most powerful and influential gemstones known to man.
Amethyst derives its name from the Greek word ametusthos which means ‘not intoxicated’.
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone that has a wide range of benefits such as; Natural tranquilizer; Amethyst relieves an individual from stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety.
Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, Enhances sobriety, insomnia relief, this stone helps to purify blood thus reduces physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress.
Amethyst is useful for people suffering from diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, disorders in cells and diseases of the digestive system, Guards against psychic attack: By wearing the protective Amethyst crystal, one gets protection from all types of suffering including spiritual assault and those that may be as a result of external sources such as people.