Amethyst, famed color of royalty, is known as the "sober" stone as it has been used to guard against drunkenness and is thought to be helpful in overcoming addiction. In addition, It has been used for hearing disorders, insomnia, headaches and other pain. It may have been used to stabilize mental disorders, improve concentration and to treat various skin conditions.
Amethyst was worn to make the wearer gentle and amiable.
Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family.Amethyst can display a range of shades including deep purple, light lilac, lavender and mauve.