Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone with strong healing and cleansing powers. It is a natural tranquilliser, relieving stress and strain, soothing irritability, balancing mood swings, dispelling anger, rage, fear, sadness and anxiety. Amethyst also alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. It activates spiritual awareness, encouraging selflessness and spiritual wisdom. Amethyst boosts hormone production and strengthens the immune system.