If you’re drawn to this beautiful purple stone and wanting a sense of calm, balance, and inspiration in your life, then you should absolutely wear amethyst. This crystal also helps anyone who struggles with anxiety, stress, or insomnia.
But which zodiac signs is amethyst good for?
While anyone can wear amethyst, Aquarius, Pisces, and Sagittarius are believed to benefit most from this crystal due to their astrological properties. Amethyst is a birthstone for Aquarius.
Below is a list of all the zodiac signs and why each sign should wear amethyst, so you can make the best decision for yourself and your sign.
In this article, you’ll find out why each zodiac sign should wear amethyst and why.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Aries is a fire sign that’s known for their passion and energy, but they can sometimes be impulsive, lack focus, and anger quickly. Amethyst helps keep an Aries calm and emotionally balanced.
Amethyst helps Aries with:
- Mental clarity
- Making better decisions
- Problem-solving skills
- Spiritual growth
- Connection with higher self
- Emotional stability
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Taurus is an earth sign that’s kind and reliable, but can sometimes be stubborn and resistant to change. Amethyst helps Taurus be more agreeable and adaptable in relationships (both romantic and with friends or colleagues).
Amethyst helps Taurus with:
- Finding love and beautiful things in life
- Being more good-natured and getting along with others
- Becoming more spontaneous, within reason
- Stress relief
- Finding a balance because they tend to be hard workers
- Accepting balance – not everything is going to be perfect in life
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Gemini is an air sign. Those born under the twins are praised for their adaptability, intellect, curiosity, and communication skills. But Geminis can be indecisive and prone to anxiety. Amethyst helps Gemini manage stress better and clear their mind, so they make decisions faster and easier.
Amethyst helps Gemini with:
- Making decisions
- Exploring interests beyond the daily grind
- Doing what they say they’ll do
- Calming their mind
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Cancer is a loyal water sign known for being emotionally sensitive, loving, and protective. They’re also often seen as moody, overly sensitive, and quite unforgiving. Amethyst helps Cancer make peace with those who have hurt them and not just retreat into their shells as usual.
Amethyst helps Cancer with:
- Improving communication in relationships
- Protection against absorbing the energies and emotions of those around them
- Expressing their creative side
- Trust issues
- Learning when to remain loyal and when to walk away
- Listening to reason and not just their intuition
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Leos are born under the fire sign and known for their natural charisma, confidence, and leadership skills. But Leos can also be self-centered and stubborn. Amethyst helps Leo with coming back down to earth and balancing their natural fiery energy.
Amethyst helps Leo with:
- Keeping their feet on the ground (keeping it real)
- Relieving stress
- Promoting creative thinking
- Keeping impulsivity and tempers under control
- Calming the mind and body
- Overcoming self-doubt
- Becoming even better leaders
- Playing nicely with others
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Virgo is a reliable, creative, and hard-working earth sign that sometimes struggles with perfectionism and overthinking. Amethyst helps Virgo stay focused on what’s important and let go of negative thoughts that aren’t good for them.
Amethyst helps Virgo with:
- Taking their amazing analytical ability to the next level
- Recognizing what’s important (and what isn’t)
- Releasing negativity
- Calming the body and mind
- Stress-related health issues like insomnia (here’s why you should sleep with amethyst)
- Being less critical of others
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Libra is an air sign that’s all about harmony and balance, though they can be unreliable and indecisive. Amethyst helps Libra maintain a calm equilibrium in the sometimes-chaotic areas of emotions, relationships, and work.
Amethyst helps Libra with:
- Speaking up when needed
- Saying no when they don’t want to do something
- The self-confidence to take action and make changes
- Make decisions
- Stop overthinking
- Calming the mind
- Relaxing more
- Being more artistic and creative
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Scorpios are known for being brave, loyal, and honest. But their intense emotions and tendency for obsessive thinking sometimes lead to negative thought patterns and anxiety. Amethyst helps Scorpio with emotional balance and overcoming negative self-talk.
Amethyst helps Scorpio with:
- Learning when to be loyal and when to walk away
- More balanced emotions
- Enhanced intuition
- Being more tactful
- More positive thought patterns
- A calming energy
- Letting go of resentments
- Finding ways to take adventures
- Stress relief
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Sagittarius is a fire sign with an adventurous and optimistic nature. But they can live in the now, acting as though there’s no tomorrow, and be over-confident in their irresponsibility. Amethyst helps Sagittarius clear the mind and set life-changing goals, then stay focused on these goals.
Amethyst helps Sagittarius with:
- Finding greater meaning and purpose for their adventures
- Dealing with restlessness and impatience
- Feeling centered
- Juggling more than one project at a time
- Making clearer decisions
- Protection against negative people and energies
- Keeping their cheerful outlook on life
- Being more understanding and less judgmental
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Capricorns are ambitious and hardworking by nature, so they often burn out after burning the candle at both ends. Amethyst helps Capricorn prioritize and focus on the most important tasks, so there’s still some space left for fun and relaxation.
Amethyst helps Capricorn with:
- Stress relief
- Sleepless nights (here’s why you should sleep with amethyst in your room)
- Having more fun
- Being more optimistic
- Compromising when needed, especially after a disagreement
- Finding a balance between work, family life, and self-care
- Seeking a greater purpose
- Making good decisions
- Problem solving, especially finding ways to achieve goals in life
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarius is an air sign with an intellectual and innovative nature. But they can be emotionally disconnected and quite witty at other people’s expense. Amethyst, a birthstone for February, is a calming influence that counteracts this sign’s nervous energy.
Amethyst helps Aquarius with:
- Following their natural curiosity
- Intuition and psychic gifts
- Trusting their instincts
- Making good decisions
- Connecting with emotions, which is sometimes hard to do
- Staying focused and alert
- Being creative and more expressive
- Open to what others saying and less of a know it all
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Pisces is a water sign that’s sensitive, compassionate, and spiritual. Amethyst provides emotional stability, which Pisces need as they’re prone to mood swings, being overly sensitive, and acting clingy.
Amethyst helps Pisces with:
- Being less sensitive to things out of their control and their surroundings
- Making decisions and not jumping between options
- Connecting with their higher selves and instinct
- Keeping their emotions and moods in check
- Making everyday life less overwhelming
- Feeling more grounded
- Sleeping better (here’s how to use amethyst for a good night’s rest)