Amethyst derives its name from the Greek word ametusthos which means ‘not intoxicated’. For centuries, Amethyst has been thought to be useful in the prevention of drunkenness and overindulgence, which is why ancient Greeks wore amethyst and carved out drinking vessels from it.
The properties of Amethyst are deeply connected to the third eye chakra, the center of spirituality and intuition, and the crown chakra, the chakra that governs our connection to the universe. The purple crystal meaning of Amethyst is associated with energy centers.
Theamethyst stone meaning is attached to pure, cleasing energy that allows one to break through any mental or physical barriers. Amethyst healing properties are abundant.