AMETHYST (Sobriety Stone / The Stone of Protection and Healing) is a power stone that invites serenity and peace of mind. It brings about pleasant dreams, relieves headaches and cures insomnia. Amethyst guards against guilty and fearful feelings and provides protection from self-deception, the evil eye, and negative vibrations. In meditation, it symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity & spiritual wisdom. It has the power to focus energy. Amethyst reduces the tendency to overspend, gambling addictions or unwise investments. Amethyst is also the stone of loyalty.
The color purple has been traditionally associated with wisdom, spirituality and royalty due to its rarity in nature. It often symbolizes imagination, creativity and a higher level of consciousness that brings high intuition, deep insight into others' thoughts and emotions as well as being able to see both sides of an issue.
Amethyst is believed to teach one selfless love and trust of the divine. This crystal will release fears due to old habits or injuries (from this life or past) that block affections for others which can impede on expressing oneself following their natural path. Amethyst is a protective and grounding stone that can help release fear, tension or sadness. This makes it a good choice for someone who needs to let go of worries from the past. It can also promote patience by helping us stay focused on what's happening in the present.