The name Amethyst is from Ancient Greece meaning “not intoxicated”, where people would wear it to prevent drunkenness.
It is a stone of calmness; harmonizing the physical, emotional and spiritual self. Relieves the negative energies of stress and anxiety, calming the mind. Amethyst aids in meditation and developing your intuition. It helps those overcoming grief, and loss and to balance emotional highs and lows. Enhances creativity, and passion, making it a good talisman for artists and inventors.
Amethyst is the birthstone of February, and is one of the gifts for 6th, and 9th anniversary.