Amethyst is purple quartz, and is a meditative and calming stone. It helps in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace. The various purposes of this stone are:
Best for: Amethyst is beneficial when dealing with legal problems.
Best for: Amethyst can help get rid of addictions (alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc.) and compulsive behaviors of all kinds.
Best for: Amethyst protects against psychic attacks and negative energy.
Best for: Amethyst is used to also increase intuition and psychic development.
Best for: Amethyst helps to relieve strain or tension.
Best for: Good for students and scholars.
Best for: It also is a cure for insomnia and nightmares.
How to use: Keep the rock near you, while sleeping, studying, sitting or meditating.