6th (Third Eye) Chakra: Amethyst: Increases intuition, this is the most popular stone to open the third eye, focuses energy to where it is needed, protects against addictions, negative energies, nightmares, insomnia, back pain, digestive problems, arthritis, skin problems; blisters, itching, dermatitis, sunburn, acne, migraines, high blood pressure, neck and muscle tension, stimulates the immune system.
Medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle in the belief that amethysts heal people and keep them cool-headed .
Beads of amethyst were found in Anglo Saxon graves in England.
Western Christian bishops wear an episcopal ring often set with an amethyst.
amethyst is a stone traditionally worn to guard against drunkenness and to instill a sober mind.
Try amethysts if you are struggling with addiction or it can be a possible gift for someone with addiction.
You can hold it to your heart and put the intention for whatever healing you need. For more information on Crystals for healing and protection visit http://thecrystalshop.us/