Amethyst is a semi-precious stone that derives its name from the Ancient Greek word denoting drunkenness. This was about the belief that amethyst protects its owner from becoming inebriated.
Grapes envision charity. Fruit not only is nutritious, being free of cholesterol and blessed with fibre, but it enhances our memory and makes us feel better in eating it. Crystal grapes represent all that is fruitful and prosperous.
Mental: Amethyst crystals are said to have calming properties that provide clarity of thought to the brain. It also aids with the relief of OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and hyperactivity.
Emotional: Amethyst brings calm to angry minds and soothes anxiety. It brings clarity of thought and centres on those who are overstressed or overwhelmed. It can help identify the primal cause of behavioural patterns and emotional habits and is important in negating addiction and intoxicating drivers.
Physical: Amethyst aids the digestive tract as well as the heart, stomach and skin. It reduces pain and swelling and heals bruising. The stone also has strong properties in strengthening the nervous system and endocrine glands, relieves headaches, and reduces nervous tension.