February's Birthstone- The Amethyst
Throughout history amethyst has been used to guard against drunkenness and in overcoming addiction. It has been used for hearing disorders, insomnia, headaches and other pain. It has been suggested that it is used to stabilize mental disorders.
It is thought to make the wearer gentle and amiable. Amethyst "powers" include: dreams, healing, peace, love, spiritual fulfillment, courage, psych ism, protection against thieves, and happiness.