January 20–February 18
✦ Amethyst is known to be a good all-around healer. It is believed to moderate unruly behavior and encourage clarity of mind and spirituality. It calms harsh emotions and brings stability and peace. Amethyst also helps to maintain equilibrium in all situations and balances polarities. It aids with headaches, meditation, insomnia, and any sleeping related issues.
✦ All garnets bring a fiery, warming energy to fight cold, sluggish, or damp disease states. It is a stone for grounding. It can also be a great stone to keep around for students as it helps get projects under way. It symbolizes the blood which also relates to vitality in all forms – such as strength, stimulation, success, fertility, and warmth.
Garnet is an instinctive Heart Chakra and Root Chakra stone of sensuality, confidence, and success. Garnet represents sexuality, is a very passionate stone that emits deep emotions of love and gives the confidence to maintain relationships. It is a grounding stone that provides fortitude and courage and contains very powerful energy causing the healer to use only for short periods of time.