February Birthstone: Amethyst Metaphysical Properties
Posted on January 31 2019
Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for the month of February and those born under the sign of Aquarius. Read on to learn all about the sign of Aquarius and how Amethyst can benefit this airy sign.
Aquarius is a social sign ruled by the Air element. They honor the mind, logic, and science but are not afraid to question everything. They long to turn the world upside down and create a better one. Aquarius’s forte is fixing problems with smarts and wit.
Their friendships are very important to them, as well as society on a larger scale. They can be detached and critical, coming off as harsh when they mean well. This sign is eccentric, unique, and fresh. Authenticity and tolerance are some of the core values of those born under Aquarius.
Amethyst Metaphysical Properties
Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz associated with Temperance. It is connected to the higher self, the purest version of one’s self who have your best interest in mind. This stone helps to free one from unhealthy patterns and illusions.
Amethyst creates a strong channel between the heart and mind to facilitate greater intuition, imagination, creativity, and introspection. It may also aid in connecting those with their emotions who are prone to ignoring, minimizing, or negating their emotions. Amethyst facilitates wisdom and heightened understanding to create a fuller picture of situations and enable compassion.
Amethyst Benefits for Aquarius'
Intellectual Aquarius easily becomes out of sync with their emotions, so the heart and mind connection facilitated by Amethyst is helpful for them. Because of Aquarius’s tendency toward opposition and questioning, they can lose touch with reality and with their higher self.
Amethyst can help Aquarius to become closer with their own truth, to dispel unhealthy fantasy, and to quell their unrealistic expectations. It brings about compassion toward the self and others which will benefit Aquarius. The higher mind and higher self are central aspects of both Aquarius and Amethyst, cut of the same cloth.