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.

The Benefits of Reiki

What is Reiki?

Reiki means “mysterious atmosphere, miraculous sign.” It is an alternative therapy commonly referred as energy healing. It emerged in the late 1800s in Japan and believed to involve transfer of universal energy from the practitioner to patients.

It is natural, simple and a safe method of healing and self-improvement.

Reiki’s Health Benefits

Despite skepticism of many, it is growing in popularity. It advocates that it can treat many condition and emotional states. Healing effects are mediated by channeling qi(pronounced as “chi”) – the universal energy, the same energy used in tai-chi martial arts.

This promotes harmony and balance in the body and promotes natural balance between mind, body and spirit which help improve focus.

It also creates deep relaxation to help release stress and tension to aid better sleep and support physical body healing. It also assists in the body cleansing itself from toxins and support the immune system.

It helps fight stress, anxiety, depression and fatigue. It also may reduce blood pressure, improve quality of life and reduce pain in ailing patients and stimulate healing and growth.

Some conditions Reiki has been used to help treat are:

Cancer
Depression
Anxiety
Fatigue Syndromes
Heart Disease
Autism
Chronic pain
Infertility
Metabolic Syndromes

How does it work?

It is held in a peaceful setting like Namaste Life Center then practitioner places hands on different areas of the body where the transfer of energy takes place. Some use crystals and chakra healing wands to enable healing or protect someone from a negative energy.

Typical session lasts for about 30 to 60 minutes. After each treatment, patients feel relaxed and experience reduced stress. Some people may need more than one session to feel the effects of Reiki. Your Reiki practitioner will let you know how many sessions are needed for you to actually heal.

If you want to know more and try Reiki, please feel free to join us. See our events for the month here.