The Power of Amethyst

By Felicia Eisnnicher •  5 min read

Due to its literal and spiritual meaning as well as attractive coloration, amethyst is indeed one of the most prominent and popular crystals in history. This crystal, on the other hand, represented serenity and calmness not just for the Greeks but for other cultures too. However, this crystal had other meanings and powers throughout history. Are you now wondering what is the power of amethyst? If so, then read on.

Power of Amethyst: Serenity

  • Chakra Correspondence
Chakra Correspondence for amethyst

Much of how the crystals help us is because of the way they communicate with the seven chakras.

When it comes to chakra, amethyst is known for its rulership of the crown chakra. Also, it is associated with the energies of the third-eye chakra.

In the actual fact, this is very fascinating because the crown chakra is considered the chakra of spirituality. And a lot of people perceive this as completely contrasting to the rational and scientific thoughts that Amethyst crystals promote.

However, a critically engaged approach of thinking is one great way to achieve higher philosophical understandings of the world. This is one reason why it is beneficial to place a piece of amethyst near to the physical locations of the third-eye chakra and crown chakra.

Amethyst is also associated with the stellar gateway, soul star, as well as higher crown chakras.

  • Physical Correspondence

Amethyst is believed to be a great crystal to help with endocrine function, metabolic and cellular processes, brain harmonization, skin, blood, immune system digestive tracts, psychosomatic disorders, hormone regulation, and neural transmission.

  • Vibration

This stone carries a high vibration most especially Sirius Amethyst, Amethyst Elestial, Vera Cruz, and Brandenberg. The vibration of Amethyst is also believed to get rid of subtle diseases.

Legendary Power of Amethyst

In the actual fact, amethyst means “freedom from danger” and sincerity. Since it symbolizes peace of mind, devotion, wisdom, and deep love, historically, Amethyst was worn by royalties to signify power.

The legendary power of amethyst offers protection against drunkenness. Before Romans drank wine using an amethyst cup. For millennia persons, this crystal is worn in order to prevent intoxication.

The color of amethyst comes from the iron, however, according to Greek mythology, Bacchus, the god of wine was offended by the huntress, Diana. To take revenge, Bacchus stated that the first person he will meet in the forest would be attacked by his tiger.

During this time, a lovely girl named Amethyst was one her way to reverence at Diana’s shrine when she met Bacchus’s tiger. While calling the goddess to protect and save her, Amethyst becomes a sparkling white stone. Since Bacchus feels sorry, he poured wine through her which is the characteristic purple color of the stone.

Amethyst is one of the best crystals in the Breastplate of the High Priest. Also, it is the crystal for Archangel Raphael. Amethyst is used in the Christian churches to distinguish high rank, spiritual power, and victory over passion.  

Healing Power of Amethyst

power of amethyst

Amethyst is an effective tranquilizer thus it can help you in understanding the sources of addictions. By tradition, this crystal was bound to the forehead in order to cure headaches. Further, modern-day crystal experts use amethysts to get rid of psychological and physical pain and calm anxiety.

Amethyst will also help with balancing the delicate endocrine system and even regulates the production of hormones. The crystal may help psychosomatic illnesses of the digestive system by means transforming whatever is difficult to swallow. Amethyst will reduce swelling in any parts of the body.

Amethyst is capable of absorbing negative energies and infusing a place with tranquility. In fact, it blocks electromagnetic frequencies as well as geopathic stress.

Further, it is believed to be a good stone to improve physical vitality particularly after pharmaceutical treatments, radiation, and chemotherapy. If you are recovering from a serious illness, this crystal can greatly help you.

Transformational Power of Amethyst

Amethyst will help in opening your third eye and clarifying spiritual vision. By making a sacred and space for multidimensional exploration and meditation this will aid enlightenment and clear your mind.

High vibration amethyst crystals like Vera Cruz, act together on various levels. When you place it on the stellar gateway or soul star chakra, such crystals will kindle your soul to recall its origins and help with multidimensional cellular healing.

By disconnecting you from mental constructs, unwanted entities, or thought forms, this stone will dispel illusions preventing you from experiencing the real reality. Amethyst even aids you to dream of a new world to being.

How to Harness the Powers of Amethyst

Harnessing the powers of this crystal is not as hard as you think. Simply place a piece of amethyst above your head pointing toward you and another piece on your forehead, but make sure it is pointing down. After setting up, feel the peace that is radiating over your body.

One more thing, if you want to make the most out of Amethyst you can combine it to other crystals such as aquamarine, tourmaline, and moonstone.


Aside from being the crystal of serenity, there are many reasons why Amethyst remains one of the most favorite and famous crystals. Its energies are distinctive and have powers that only a few crystals have. Also, there are only a few crystals that have the profound capability to allow you to recognize an emotion without being mixed up to it. In fact, this what makes Amethyst stand out from the crowd

Felicia Eisnnicher

I am the Lead Author and Editor at Gemstagram. I am responsible for creating and editing content about the power of gems and crystals. I also teach about Self-knowing, self-understanding and personal empowerment through numerology. My mission is to help people understand the power of gems and crystals, and how they can use that power to improve their lives. I believe that by understanding ourselves better, we can become more empowered individuals who are able to create our own destiny.

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