Amethyst Gemstone: Properties, Benefits, Healing powers, and How to wear it for deriving optimum benefits
Amethyst is a semi-precious stone in today’s classifications, but to the ancients, it was a “Gem of Fire,” a Precious Stone worth as much as a Diamond. It was called so, because of its prevailing powers to stimulate the restless emotions.
Amethyst is a violet hued gemstone associated with the quartz family. It carries the energy of fire and passion, creativity and spirituality, yet displays temperance and sobriety. It offers protection to its wearers from all sorts of intoxication. The word Amethyst is derived out of two words ‘A’ signifying ‘Not’ and ‘Methystos’ illustrating intoxicated. Thus, on conjugating both the words derives ‘Not Drunk’. Amethyst gemstone helps to balance the anxious and restless emotions of the wearer. Since Amethyst is a symbol of transmutation, it also indicates an alchemical process encompassing the physical, emotional and spiritual nature.
In today’s world, Amethyst is still considered to be a remarkable stone of spirituality and contentment. It is known for its metaphysical abilities to still the mind and inspire an enhanced meditative state. The inherent frequency of Amethyst gemstone purifies the ambiance and aura from all negative energies and attachments thus, creating a protective shield of light around the body. This way it lets you remain clear and centered while being open for spiritual ascension.
The cuts, color, vibrancy and transparency of the gemstones make them exotic, fascinating and distinct. Characteristic properties of gemstones make them valuable and favorable in dealing with emotional and physical issues. The human body requires all 7 color rays: yellow, green, red, blue, orange, indigo and violet. Each ray of these colors is connected with one or more than one Chakras. With the color ray in favor of a particular Chakra, it can enhance the Chakra vibrations and improve the emotional, physical and spiritual quotient.
History of Amethyst Gemstone:
The ancient Egyptians used Amethysts as gemstones. People of Greece believed the Amethyst could stop the wearer from self-degradation due to intoxication. On the other side the European armies used it as a protective amulet against their nemesis in the battles. Beads of Amethyst gemstones were discovered in Anglo-Saxon graves in England. Presently Amethyst gemstones are found in India, Zambia, Russia, Brazil and South Korea.
As per Astrology:
In Vedic astrology, the ruling planet of Amethyst gemstone is Uranus. It is also called as the birthstone for the ones who were born in the month of February. Uranus is the planet that rules the higher mind. This planet is associated with the awakening sense in the human beings. It is the epitome of principles of resourcefulness, new or unconventional ideas, individuality, discoveries, inventions and revolutions. An impulse to invent, innovate or discover, comes from this planet.
Amethyst gemstone comes in various size and shape. However, its color differs as per the location it has been found. The purest form of the gemstone is white in color, but due to chemical composition, climatic condition and temperature level, the gemstone takes various hues and colors. The most commonly found colors are purple, slight violet and dark violet. Furthermore, it is same as other precious stones like a Diamond. Thus, it is also evaluated under certain gradings, such as cut, carat, weight, color, clarity and shape. The structure of the crystal is hexagonal. To check the originality of Amethyst gemstones one requires sharp eyes.
How to check the authenticity of Amethyst?
O By holding the gemstone on your forehead you can identify its originality, within few seconds. A fake gemstone will heat-up quickly, while an authentic gemstone will stay cool on your forehead. O Furthermore, the colour being the noteworthy point in any Amethyst gemstone. It is possible a fake one would not have deep purple color. Apart from this, the gemstone also has purple-violet and purple-white hues that are visible in the light. O You can also check the authenticity of the gemstone by trying out the scratch test. Remember if the gemstone is authentic it can easily create a scratch on the porcelain tile.
Benefits of Amethyst Gemstones: Emotional & Physical
Stability: It enhances clarity, ensures mental peace and stability. It helps in balancing the outlook thereby curbing the negative aspects.
Inner Strength: It helps realize inner strength and channel them appropriately.
Sense of responsibility: It makes the wearer more responsible, accountable and sincere in every aspect of life. The mental peace adds to the calm disposition, making life issues settled amicably.
Insomnia: Sleep patterns get regulated under the influence of far-infrared rays. Since amethyst gemstones discharge a specific wavelength, it creates tranquility within the body and induces sound sleep.
Migraine, joint/muscle pains: It gives relief in migraine, headaches, joint and muscle pains.
Cleansing blood vessels: It ensures clean and smooth flow of blood within the vessels.
Body Cell Regeneration: The radiation emitted by the Amethyst gemstone assists overcome degeneration and supplement it by regeneration of new cells. It stimulates growth of new cells and makes one healthy. It helps body to cure and heal the wounds faster.
Supplements in fighting bacteria: It acts as a catalyst in surmounting inappropriate bacteria from a human body. It binds our source of good bacteria to resist the unfitting one and helps us to be hale and hearty.
Wearing Amethyst Gemstone with Rudraksha:
Wearing a combination of Gemstone and Rudraksha is the best way to make the most of it. Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy® (RRST®) devised by Neeta Singhal makes the use of both Amethyst gemstone and Rudraksha beads. It is a holistic healing therapy that uses the curative and healing properties of Rudraksha and Gemstones to balance and energize Chakras. In RRST we deal only with natural and un-treated gemstones. The reason Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy is widely acclaimed by many is that it works on Chakras, the very basis of life. It is a holistic therapy that heals from deep within with absolutely no side effects. In RRST, setting a gemstone in a ring or in a pendant is done by placing the bhasm made of the planetary herb inside one tube and the metal that improves the planetary effects in another tube. The gemstone is then energized with its precise seed mantra on a specific day to empower it to eliminate all the malefic effects of the planet and reinforce its beneficial effects. Thus, the gemstone becomes a powerful talisman suitable to be worn by any person irrespective of his birth chart.
During consultation, the blocked Chakras that are causing the mental, emotional and physical issues are identified and the limiting beliefs are addressed. Chakras become imbalanced when your thoughts and attitudes tend towards fears and negativity while facing challenging situations in life. Blocked Chakras manifest emotional disorders and physical ailments. It is only after blocked Chakras are balanced and activated that you can transform your life sufferings, obstacles and confusions into love, success and happiness. As per the Chakra status and concerns of a client, a suitable combination of Gemstone and Rudraksha bead is recommended. Gemstones work on specific Chakras, as per the cosmic color and frequencies they emit.
Amethyst influences Sahasrara Chakra (Crown Chakra) and the RRST Consultant identifies the correct finger position for drawing maximum energy from the gemstone. Rudraksha and Gemstones are powerful agents of energy and work on releasing the negative energies stored in the form of stress in the blocked Chakras, thereby activating them and tuning them to their natural abundant state.
Sahasrara Chakra is the seat of “Light”; it signifies and governs our highest self and the door to the unconscious and subconscious. This Chakra links us to the divine Sea of Light / the Kingdom of Light, out of which everything has emanated. This Chakra is positioned directly to pursue a devoted relationship with the Divine. It is the power of prayer, the intent. It is also our “grace bank account,” the warehouse for the energy we amass through kind thoughts, actions and acts of faith & prayer. It helps us to attain internal awareness through prayers and meditation. This Chakra represents our connection to the Supreme dimension of life. It is the primary route for liberation. Once this Sahasrara Chakra is realized, rebirth in the world of illusions is no longer necessary.
When this Sahasrara Chakra is blocked/ imbalanced, people do not see the meaning of life, nor do they believe in the existence of the Divine. They feel no connection or guidance from a higher power and feel unworthy of spiritual help and abandoned by the Divine. One tends to suffer from migraine, tension, headaches etc.
A balanced Sahasrara Chakra makes you feel connected to a higher power. You feel the immense gratitude for the universal love and appreciation.
Hence proper functioning of all the Chakras ensures appropriate energy flow to all body parts including our vital organs. Thus, Chakra cleansing and balancing is essential to enjoy good health and happiness which translates to overall abundance and wellbeing in every spheres of life. The purpose of Sahasrara Chakra is to attain self-knowledge and realize contentment and gratitude from within.
Method / procedure of wearing:
At Rudra Centre all the gemstones are pre-energized as per Vedic rituals and can be worn immediately, on the suggested specific right/left hand finger.
It can be worn on any auspicious day or any day, in the morning after bath. If need be, one may additionally chant the seed mantra “AUM” 108 times before wearing.
How to care for your Amethyst Gemstones
Caring for your Amethyst gemstone is very important, as it has various medicinal and healing powers. Hence, cleaning with lukewarm water along with some mild cleansers would be ideal. Use a brush if needed and wipe with a soft cloth, after the cleansing process is done.
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