◈ It is highly regarded for its tranquilizing properties. It has been used in traditional healing methods to calm children and even pets who are hyperactive. Many say that the stone brings about a deep sense of calm and serenity to those suffering from stress and tensions. Place it under the pillow before going to bed each night to reap this benefit.
◈ The stone's name is derived from Greek, and is understood to be a stone that protects the wearer against intoxication. In the ancient times, the noble class used to consume wines in glasses studded with amethysts as a protective measure against drunkenness.