Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone with strong healing and cleansing powers. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including ill wishes from others. Amethyst is a natural tranquilizer and is believed to relieve stress and strain, sooth irritability and balances mood swings. It helps to reduce or eliminate anger, fear and anxiety. Amethyst is believed to dissolve negativity and helps to activate spiritual awareness.