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Virtues and Benefits

Amethyst is a purple-tinted quartz crystal. It gets its color from manganese, iron and titanium. It is found in particular in South Africa, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, the Urals and Uruguay. Its crystal system is trigonal.


Properties and Virtues of Amethyst in Lithotherapy


Soothing and Purification: Amethyst relieves stress, calms insomnia and promotes concentration and meditation. It is beneficial for the mind, allowing you to find balance and serenity.

Protection and Mental Clarity: It is considered a stone of protection and is often used in meditation to promote concentration and mental clarity.

Reduction of anxiety and addictions: Amethyst can alleviate pain, reduce anxiety and help get rid of addictions, particularly those linked to alcohol.

Physical benefits: It can soothe mental agitation, improve the digestive system and contribute to the balance of intestinal flora.


Mythological Origin of Amethyst

In Greco-Roman mythology, Amethyst finds its origin in a fascinating story. After inventing wine, the god Bacchus fell in love with the sweet-voiced nymph Amethyst. To marry her, he asked his father Jupiter for the hand and throat of his beauty. However, Jupiter, master of the gods, did not appreciate these commoner unions which often caused disasters.


Please remember that this information is based on lithotherapy reference books and sites and does not constitute a medical diagnosis.

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