Place on top of the head to help encourage your own intuition. Amethyst is best placed in a bedroom, living room, or office to fortify guidance from higher powers.
Practical Use Case: wards off negative energy, serenity, lucid dreaming, balance, peace, critical thinking, spiritual connection and cleansing, raising of vibration, protection, helps with decision making, enhances psychic ability
Chakra: heart, crown, third eye
Healing: stress, alcoholism, pain relief, sleep, anxiety, headaches, respiratory difficulty, swelling, skin conditions, hearing
Astrology: Sagittarius, Virgo, Capricorn, Pisces, Aquarius
Compatibility: Rose Quartz, Clear Quartz, Citrine, Tourmaline
History/Lore: Amethyst jewelry has been around since 2000 BC. Amethyst has been known to ward off evil thoughts and increase intelligence, and even has been used for these properties by Leonardo De Vinci. Amethyst was worn or carried by the ancient Greeks when drinking, as it was thought to prevent people from getting too intoxicated. The Amethyst name even translates to "not intoxicated."