Amazonite meaning is based on its blue-green color that has a calming and soothing effect. Amazonite is a blue green feldspar variant. It is said to be named after the Amazon River, though currently no amazonite is found there.
Amazonite gemstone benefits are centered on calming and soothing the senses. Giving way to truth, sincerity and open communication. Which will help you analyze information and combine it with the intuitive wisdom you already possess.
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Because the amazonite stone has a calming and soothing effect it is especially useful in situations that are stressful.
For example as speaking in public or coming out with the truth which might hurt someone you love or respect. Some women wear it to keep their marriage happy.
Other benefits are based on giving stamina, making it a good stone to carry around when faced with a tough situation or simply when you’re going to need a small boost to make a deadline.
It also grants luck and hope which gave it the nickname ‘Hope Stone’.
It’s main chakra is the 5th chakra and the astrological sign of amazonite is Virgo. It is not a birthstone though at times it is used instead of turquoise which is one of the birthstones of December.
Amazonite Meaning: Legends and Myths
The green of the Amazon rainforest is resembled in the blue-green color of amazonite. Brazilian legend has it that amazonite was gifted to great hunters that visited tribes of Amazons, the legendary female warriors.
Though it is more likely that this was jade, which can be found around the Amazon unlike amazonite.
Amazonite Healing Properties
The soothing effect of amazonite stones works on the nervous system and brain. Particularly when dealing with stress related illness. It is used in gemstone therapy to help people deal with grief as well as aiding in childbirth by calming the mother.
Disclaimer: Amazonite should not be used instead of regular medical treatment, but in addition to it. Always seek professional help when dealing with health related problems.