The Benefits of the Amethyst February Birthstone – FeelFree Jewelry

The Benefits of the Amethyst February Birthstone

The Benefits of the Amethyst February Birthstone

If you or somebody you know was born in February, the birthstone linked will be the beautiful Amethyst. It’s a purple variety of quartz that has captivated mankind for centuries. Its illicit to deep purple hues has the capability to be cut into many shapes, sizes, and it can be manufactured in labs as well as mined.

Amethyst Birthstone Meaning & History

The name Amethyst derives from the Greek amethystos. It means ‘’a remedy against drunkenness’’ which funnily enough, is also a benefit ascribed to the purple Amethyst birthstone.

Due to its color that summarizes wine, early Greek mythology associated the gem with Bacchus, the god of wine. Amethysts were also believed to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted in battle and business affairs. Renaissance Europeans also thought that it calmed lovers that were overrun with passion.

The February birthstone comes with a wide range of benefits that have helped people all over the world for centuries. Let’s take a look at just some of them now.

Spiritual Properties

The Amethyst birthstone has been used throughout the centuries as a calming stone. It’s said to be one of the most powerful of the healing stones out there, due to the fact it naturally gives off tranquilizing energy.

The stone promotes love and serenity as it is a natural tranquilizer that aids in blocking geopathic stress and negative environmental energies. The Amethyst birthstone has also been known to be extremely beneficial to the mind. It makes you feel less scattered, more focused, and so much more in control of your facilities.

Many believe that the Amethyst also facilitates the decision-making process, encouraging common sense along with much-needed spiritual insight.

 Healing Properties

When it comes to the healing benefits, many say that the Amethyst birthstone boosts hormones and tunes the metabolism. It cleanses the blood, and relieves emotional, physical, and psychological pains or stress.

In addition to this, the February birthstone is also thought to help with the reduction of bruising, swelling, and can even treat hearing disorders as well as skin conditions, insomnia, and lung diseases.

Where to Place Your Amethyst Birthstone

Point your Amethyst birthstone towards you to draw in energy, or away to repel negative energy. If you’re an insomniac, many have that placing a piece under your pillow can help you to fall asleep peacefully. This February birthstone is best worn as a necklace over the throat, or heart, as this is where it channels its powers through your airways and bloodstream.

Jewellery Design

The Amethyst is such a vibrant and beautiful color. Because of this, we just had to use the appealing February birthstone to create our wonderful jewelry. Its commonality means that it’s available in many forms that we’re able to get creative with, and are able to continue to please our customers time and time again. To shop all of our Amethyst birthstones, click here.

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