Amethyst is the birthstone for February born people and also for the people belonging to the sun sign Aquarius i.e. born between January 20 and February 18. The colors associated with this stone range from lilac to deep purple to violet. Amethyst stands for balance, inner strength, peace, sincerity and stability. It is believed that the wearer of this birthstone will be free of health problems such as headaches, arthritis and sleeplessness. Amethyst is known to heal circulatory system disorders, bring relief from pain and prevent all kinds of addictions in a person.