Amethyst or Katelcan be worn as a substitute for a Blue Sapphire (Neelam). It is a variety of Quartz, and it represents one of the largest planets of the solar system – Saturn.
Amethyst, also known as Jamunia in Hindi, is an effective astrological gemstone for Shani Dosha or negative effects of Saturn planet. Shani is the ruling planet of Capricorn and Aquarius. It also gives auspicious results to Capricorn zodiac sign. This gemstone is also suggested to people of Aries, Cancer, Leo and Scorpio zodiac sign. Saturn is believed to be the son of Lord Surya and Chhaya, the greatest teacher who rewards the righteous acts and punishes those who follow the path of betrayal.
Day to wear
Finger and metal
Middle finger of the working hand in Silver or white gold.
“Om Sham ShanishCharanyeNamah”
Amethyst soothes stress, irritability, and impatience.
Ability to Heal
Amethyst is known for its overall physical healing. It has the power to heal wounds, repair tissue of reconstructive surgeries and diabetes mellitus, prevents the acute damage diseases likeasthma, paralysis, bone problems, spinal cordissues etc. It also helps in blood circulation and respiration.
Shield of Protection
Wearing Blue Sapphire can protect you from unexpected happenings like accidents, terror as well as problem caused by natural calamities- Storms, fire etc.It is believed that wearing Amethyst protects against psychic attack, paranormal harm or ill-wishing.
This stone is referred to as nature’s tranquilizer, as it calms and soothesthe body, and helps in deep sleep.When youplace Amethyst under the pillow or mattress, it maycure insomnia and stimulate pleasant dreams.
Excellent stone for business people, diplomats and negotiators. Wearing Amethyst, calms angry temperaments and increases intellectual reasoning that gives advantage in situations where debating is required. As a luck and prosperity crystal, Amethyst helps in reducing the tendency to overspend, gambling addictions or unwise investments.
Powerful Tool in Addiction
One of the most important benefits of Amethyst is it prevent drunkenness and addiction. Since ancient times, Amethyst is considered an excellent stone for alcohol addiction, drug abuse and smoking, as it gives sobering effect to the wearer. Ancient Romans drank wine from Amethyst cups to prevent intoxication and Greek believed that wearing Amethyst help change one’s character and overcome drunkenness.
Since ancient times, Amethyst has been one of the most-prized varieties of quartz that has been considered valuable. It has become one of the most popular gemstone in this modern world, because of its availability and affordability.
The value of the Amethyst depends on colour. The colour ranges from purple and violet to red-violet. The deep colours are more valuable particularly a rich purple with rose flashes. Thefinest Amethyst color is a strong reddish purple or purple with no visible color zoning.They look best in daylight.
The clarity of Amethyst can be known by its transparency. They are clean and free from visible inclusion. Fine Amethyst is transparent, which means the light easily passes through the stone. But, if the stone is translucent, the light is slightly weakened as it travels through the stone.