Ancient Greeks wore amethyst to prevent drunkenness. However, if you’ve already knocked back a few, don’t count on it to sober you up. “It’s too late,” laughs Barlock.
Fluorite is also great for reducing electromagnetic stress, says Barlock. What about all of those Washingtonians tooling around with hi-tech gadgets? “If you wore fluorite earrings while on a cell phone that would be perfect,” she says.