Amethyst is often used for emotional and physical healing, and is a prominent crystal for Chakra balancing (especially the Crown Chakra). Those who suffer from nightmares and insomnia have found the energy of this stone supports reducing symptoms. This stone was often a focal point in royal jewelry, including crowns and scepters, breastplates of high priests, and amulets.
Key Features of Amethyst:
- Calms the nervous system and brain
- Improves quality of sleep when placed under pillow
- Eases headaches and migraines
- Wards off negative influences
- Facilitates intuition and clear communication
- Stress relief
According to Geology.com, "Long-term storage of amethyst and amethyst jewelry is best done in a jewelry box or other dark location. The color of some amethyst can be subject to fading by prolonged exposure to direct sunlight or bright display lights."
Judy Hall has written, "Traditionally, [amethyst] was worn to ward off drunkenness and has a sobering effect on over-indulgence and physical passions, supporting sobriety and overcomes addictions and blocks of all kinds." https://archive.judyhall.co.uk/crystal/amethyst.html
We, at One Peaceful Night LLC are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice. Healing crystals are a wonderful compliment to traditional medicine, but are not a replacement for medical treatment, diagnosis, or examination. For medical advice, please consult a licensed healthcare specialist.