Amethyst is the birth stoneof aquarius, and is an extremely versatile crystal.
It stimulates all the energy centres of your body, and also works on your mind and spirit.
Many spiritualists believe that Amethyst enables you to bring the divine into mundane parts of your life, helping your soul to feel grounded and comfortable in your physical body.
The Ancient Greeks believed that Ameythst offered protection from the over indulgence of alcohol - allowing you to drink without becoming intoxicated - and also from falling victim to addiction.
Amethyst is a good all purpose healer. It is especially useful if you do not know the cause of the problem. Amethyst is good for easing problems in the head area such as migraines and depression. Rub Amethyst across your forehead to ease tension headaches. Use circular movements in the centre of your temple and work outwards.
If kept on a bedside table or under your pillow, Ametyst will ease your worries and help you sleep.
Amethyst's healing powers can be enhanced by rubbing it with Lavender oil.