Alternate Names or Spellings: Amegreen, Veregreen, Green Amethyst
Prasiolite is named for the Greek words "prason" meaning leek, and lithos "stone", for its leek green color. It's technically a greened amethyst. In metaphysical lore, Prasiolite is a stone of originality and courage and can foster self-reliance in all situations. Prasiolite is also a prosperity stone, said to attract abundance. It can help strengthen and express emotions as well as the mind and will. It is also said to be highly beneficial for prophesy. It is used in crystal healing for cleansing the body of toxins of all kinds, tumors, stomach acid, ulcers, assimilation of nutrients, and healing the whole body from a spiritual level. Please note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.