For thousands of years, amethyst has been valued as a stone of beauty and royalty. It is regarded as a stone of protection, surrounding one in a protective barrier against psychic attack. When encountering negative energy, amethyst returns the energy to the sender after purifying it into loving, positive energy. This purifying ability of amethyst makes it a popular stone for homes and living spaces.
Amethyst stimulates the mind as well as one’s connection to the Divine. It stills the mind, making it wonderful to use during meditation. In addition, it is known to be a powerful healing stone, for any ailment.