Amethyst is a purple semi-precious gem prized the world over for it's beauty and energy healing properties. Associated with the crown, third eye and etheric chakras, it aids in activating and bringing balance to these areas. It's literal translation is "not intoxicated" thus it is used for sobriety in thinking and in habit. It can be used to quiet the mind and enhance meditative states. Amethyst is a high frequency cleansing crystal that allows one to stay centered while accepting spiritual direction. We have found that the use of amethyst on the third eye and crown chakras can accelerate intuitive and psychic abilities and communications.