Our Monthly In-depth Look at a Healing Crystal:
Amethyst has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Known as a stone of spiritual contentment Amethyst is an excellent energy conductor of calmness and peacefulness. Also referred to as a stone of mental sobriety allowing one to make the right decisions in all situations. Amethyst opens and activates the crown chakra making it a wonderful meditation stone. Amethyst promotes transformation by encouraging flexibility and tranquility. Emitting a protective energy Amethyst helps fend off psychic attacks and clears away unproductive or unkind vibrations. Amethyst can aid in the areas of insomnia and hearing disorders and can improve the skeletal system and relief from arthritic pain. Vibrates to the number 6.