The Obelisk is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering shape that ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top. It was created and used by the Ancient Egyptians. The obelisk symbolized the sun god Ra, and during the brief religious reformation of the Pharaoh, Akhenaten was said to be a petrified ray of the Aten, the sun. It was also thought that the god existed within the structure.
Mental: Amethyst crystals are said to have calming properties that provide clarity of thought to the brain. It also aids with the relief of OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and hyperactivity.
Emotional: Amethyst brings calm to angry minds and soothes anxiety. It brings clarity of thought and centers on those who are overstressed or overwhelmed. It can help identify the primal cause of behavioral patterns and emotional habits and is important in negating addiction and intoxicating drivers.
Physical: Amethyst aids the digestive tract as well as the heart, stomach, and skin. It reduces pain and swelling and heals bruising. The stone also has strong properties in strengthening the nervous system and endocrine glands, relieves headaches, and reduces nervous tension.