Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. The name comes from the Koine Greek αμέθυστος amethystos from α- a-, "not" and μεθύσκω methysko / μεθώ metho, "intoxicate", a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness
- enhancing the immune system.
- improving endocrine function.
- improving the skin's appearance.
- promoting digestive health.
- reducing headaches.
- regulating hormones.