To prepare an elixir for amethyst start with a clean stone (soak in a heavy
brine of sea salt for 12 hours or heavy concentration of tea for about the
same time). Or you can put it in the sun for a day to cleanse and recharge
it. I often do a combination of both is the weather is good.
Place the clean stone in a sterilized glass bowl with 12 ounces of 90 proof
pure drinking alcohol, or a very pure brandy. There is a California brandy
that is very good. I don't remember its name off hand but it begins with a K.
Cover with bowl with a ceramic plate and place it in a dark cool place and
let it sit there for 7 days. This then is your mother batch. I have a few
more steps I take after this like placing it under a copper pyramid, etc. but
you can skip that part. Then you would take several amber or cobalt blue
bottles that have been washed and sterilized for 15 minutes. You can usually
purchase these through your local drug store. Get the ones with the droppers,
preferably glass droppers.
When you sterilized the jars, don't put in the rubber
tops or plastic -- just the jars and the glass dropper. When the jars are
finished boiling you can drop the covers and plastic droppers, if that is what
you have, into the pot with the jars and immediately turn off the water. Cover
the pot and let it sit about 15 minutes more.
Remove the bottles and caps and droppers and drain upside down on clean
hand towel paper. When cool enough to handle fill them with your mother batch.
To make an individual batch for your use or for sale follow the same
procedure for washing and sterilizing the bottle. Use about a one ounce size
When sterilized and dry, fill half the bottle with 90 proof pure
alcohol or pure brandy. Add 15 drops of the mother batch to the bottle and
then top off the rest of the bottle with distilled water. Make sure not to
fill it all the way to the top because when you put the dropper in it is
going to displace some of the liquid. Shake it up and let it sit for at least
48 hours and then you can take as directed.
This elixir will also help build confidence in ones creative abilities. It is
also excellent to take 15 drops before meditation to helps facilitate a
Dosage would be fifteen drops taken sublingually (under your tongue) three times
day. I would also carry an amethyst or wear one as a pendant or earrings
would be even better.
Care of Stones and Crystals
It is always a good idea to clean your stones and crystals when you first
purchase them. Many stone and crystals absorb negative energy and can reflect
it back. It is good to clean your stones often by either placing them in a heavy
brine of pure salt and letting them remain there for 12 hours. Some softer
stones can be cleared by letting them sit in the sun for a day.
There are some stone like Jade and Diamantina Quartz Lasar Wand crystals and
citrine among others which never need cleaning. Boji Stones only need to be held
in the sun for a minute and they are cleansed. If you don't have sea salt on
hand you have to make a very strong solution of tea and soak your stones in this
for cleaning. You can put several stones in a cleaning solution at a time but
once cleansed, discard that batch of solution and make a fresh one when you need
to clean and clear your stones again.
June Perry (Gurushakti@aol.com)
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