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Amethyst Meanings, Healing Properties, Uses & Rituals

Amethyst Meanings, Healing Properties, Uses & Rituals
With its soothing, purple hue ranging from gentle lilac to deep grape, amethyst is one of the most popular stones of the crystal kingdom.  Its name comes from the ancient Greek word amethustos, meaning sober, and many of its properties are said to have a strong “sobering” effect--both in the literal sense of preventing intoxication, and the metaphorical sense of thinking clearly and freely, without influence. Continue reading