According to the definition given by the Oxford dictionary:
A crystal is a piece of a homogeneous solid substance which has a natural geometrically regular form with symmetrically arranged plane faces.
Crystals vibrate at a frequency which is nearly immeasurable. The crystalline structures are perfect, as they have their atoms symmetrical.
This actually leaves the crystal unaffected by the environment like us. Human beings are sensitive and usually unbalanced.
So, are crystals magic stones in fact? Have you already pictured hippies roaming around in the forest chanting some mantra around a fire? You are not supposed to let your imagination run wild, as you are the healer.
At the time when you will recognize what is wrong, and why is it wrong, you will start the process of healing. Here is how one powerful crystal, the amethyst, can be helpful for you in this process.
It is a variety of quartz, and it has the same structure as clear quartz. Its beautiful purple color comes from the natural irradiation and presence of iron. From blackish purple to light violet, the birthstone for the month of February has healing powers.
The word amethyst is actually a Greek word which means ‘without drunkenness.’ The ancient Greeks would use it in their vessels, and guess what? They also believed that this crystal could cure their worst hangovers. On the other hand, the Egyptians used it as a shield against deception and witchcraft.
It was also helpful for them to combat guilt and fear. In the middle ages, the soldiers of Europe would wear amulets made from this crystal as a protective measure. Also, it was considered a calming agent.
Some of the medicinal properties that this crystal has include blood cleansing, strengthening the immunity, as well as healing respiratory diseases. It works wonders for bad headaches too, as well as for lack of energy. The crystal makes you more aware, curbing negativity, stress, as well as anxiety.
Your intuition and psychic powers also get a hike in contact with the amethyst. If you keep it beneath your pillow, you will see good dreams only. Its presence in your home is going to create positive vibrations.
Another name that this crystal has is Bishop’s Stone, and it is the symbol of spiritual wisdom, integrity, grace, as well as sincerity. You need to get your hands on it because of its versatility.