The name comes from the Koine Greek ἀμέθυστος amethystos from ἀ- a-, “not” and μεθύσκω methysko / μεθύω methyo, “intoxicate”, a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness.
Category: Silicate mineral
Crystal system: Trigonal
Specific gravity: 2.65 Av
Optical properties: Uniaxial (+)
Refractive index: nω = 1.543–1.553
nε = 1.552–1.554
Amethyst can be found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Zambia, Zimbabwe, USA, Brazil, Uruguay, Thailand, Turkey, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, South Korea, Africa, Russia, Afghanistan, New Zealand, Norway, Nigeria, Namibia, Myanmar, Mozambique, Morocco, Mongolia, Mexico, Kenya, Laos, Japan, Germany, France, Finland, China, Canada, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Australia, Belgium.
We must remember that the most powerful of all is our mind power. The use of gemstones in the chemical, wave and vibration energy of the gemstones can only be of some help to the well being of man. It is like a fence on the stairs. The stair fence is not essential for climbing stairs. But having a stair fence will make it easier to climb the stairs. That is also the case with using a gemstone. Almost every gem has its own vibrational and waves energy. also, the chemical properties of the gemstones are very special. Gemstones are used to cure diseases and to stimulate and balance the energy fields of the human body by the chemical composition and other energies of the gemstones.
Amethyst boosts the production of hormones and stimulates the sympathetic nervous system and endocrine glands to optimum performance. It supports oxygenation in the blood, and aids in treatments of the digestive tract, heart, stomach, and skin. Most of the healing properties work with a combination of its vibrational energy and colour energy.
The therapeutic uses of Amethyst have a long and well-documented history. Amethyst crystal therapies are primarily associated with physical ailments of the nervous system, the curing of nightmares and insomnia, and balancing the crown chakra. It’s also an excellent crystal for meditation to open Crown Chakra energies.
Also, Amethyst is a very beneficial crystal for making gem water. As a silicon dioxide mineral, its vibrational energies can connect with human body sells vibrations and it will help to balance human body circulation and reduce stress.
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