Amethyst “Sobriety Stone”
Amethyst, The purple toned crystal of royalty. This highly vibrational stone, is associated with mind awakening, psychic powers and sobriety. This stone can guard against psychic attacks.
This is a great stone to help those with addictions and blockages of all
kinds. This stone being associated with the mind, can help with focusing and creativity. Aiding in mental ventures. A cleanser from bad habits and destructive addictions such as substances and alcohol.
In history, amethyst was popularly used as a remedy to intoxication. Stories of historical cultures using the stone in their wine, as well as goblets and glasses containing amethysts in a sense to help prevent intoxication. The origin story for the purple hue of the stone; “Once Dionysus was so annoyed by Artemis that he set his sacred tigers upon a maiden attending her shrine. To preserve the maiden, whose name was Amethyst, Artemis petrified her in sparkling quartz. Lamenting this virgin’s demise, Dionysus poured the contents of his cup over the statue, which immediately became infused with the purple of the grape.”
This stone works well with all of the chakras but has long been associated with the crown chakra. Health Folklore
Amethyst is believed to boost production of hormones, tune the endocrine system and metabolism. This stone is perfect for releasing tension, from headaches, emotional pains, and muscles. Amethyst is a great aid to sleeping issues. From insomnia to attaining simple rest.
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