What Everyone Should Know About Amethyst – The February Birthstone


What Everyone Should Know About Amethyst – The February Birthstone


Are you wondering how crystal healing works? Crystals are being used for healing and harness the life-giving elements of the earth and the universe for over the millennia. Our ancestors have been using crystals and gem not just for beautification purposes but also for healing. There are many different crystals with a variety of uses to help you start with your crystal healing journey.

As the month of February approaches, let me introduce and share with you some uses and benefits of this month’s birthstone, Amethyst.

What is it?

Amethyst is the birthstone of February ranges from a blend of deep violet and red to a lighter lilac hue. The darker more intense color is more valuable than the lighter ones. Ancient royals treasure dark rich royal colors of amethyst since 2500 BC. In the 15th century, they can only be worn by the Royal family on ceremonial occasions in France.

Currently, not only is it the beautiful color that makes this gem popular but also widely available in different shapes and sizes which makes it more accessible to the public.

Reiki Healing and Benefits

Amethyst crystal healing and Reiki healing also work together wonderfully. It has an affinity for the healing frequencies of Reiki plus it is the perfect companion for meditation practice as its color holds the highest vibration of brow chakra. Using it in Reiki treatments help create a synergistic effect of healing and love energy.

Many believe that wearing it not only enhances almost every color in your wardrobe but also can help prevent the wearer from becoming drunk or poisoned. It is also an aid to the brave to help protect soldiers in battle. It can also help control evil thoughts and can also help owners shrewd in business matters.

It helps to protect and increase personal energy to keep negative energies away from resonating and hurting you. It also has calming influence which can aid in self-cultivating a deep state of meditation and healing. It also helps to calm the emotion of those who tend to get upset easily. It can help to ease tension, migraine, stress, insomnia, headache, and relaxation.

There are many ways to use amethyst like placing it over each eye to treat tired eyes. It can also help promote sound sleep and avoid frequent nightmares to those who have them. You can also combine them with some other crystals to boost effectiveness, especially for healing purposes.

If you want to know more and learn how to utilize uses of Amethyst, visit us here at Namaste Life Center. You can also check upcoming Reiki classes here on our calendar.

5 Popular Wellness Trends This 2019

It’s this time of the year again when we refresh our lives for the future. There is no denying that wellness should be one of our top priorities in our day to day lives. So, in the next months, here are the biggest wellness trends this 2019 that you have to try!


This was all the rage in 2018 and it will continue to grow in 2019. We will see wider range of CBD products for specific ailments with complimentary natural ingredients that will give us more benefits.


This will still be a trend this year. This is coming for you whether you like it or not. It is going to be more accessible anywhere. Meditation is becoming more mainstream. It is being taught in places like schools, offices, professional sports teams and basically anywhere. It is even offered in one of our classes here in Namaste Life Center.

Celery Juice

This is the year where you will see celery juice everywhere from restaurant menus to your local grocery store. Celery Juice can help us with great digestion, unbelievable energy, and an amazing skin. It is best to drink every morning on an empty stomach.

Cauliflower Craze

Last year, you’ve seen it in pizza, rice, pasta and in frozen food. This year, you will see it in snack options as well. This is one of the big wellness trends this year. Cauliflower is perfect because it is flexible to many recipes, high in fiber and overall healthy. It can help lose weight without being hungry, boost energy and live a healthier life.

More to health than diet and exercise

This is the year when we will realize that being healthy mean more than what you eat and how often you exercise. Everything we do impacts our overall health, even the simple this most people take for granted. Gratitude, quality time with your loved ones, technology break, being genuinely happy physically and emotionally, having purpose and meaning in your life are essential. People are starting to integrate wellness where the mind, body and spirit are being taken into the account.

So, which of these are you excited to try this year? Do you have other ideas you can share? Put it in the comments below!