Amethyst is an essential stone for anyone on a spiritual path who is looking to open their intuitive and healing capabilities. It is commonly known as a protective stone, particularly when dealing with spiritual and psychic protection. It is calming for the mind and emotions and also brings energy when appropriate. It is excellent for meditation and can assist one in raising their vibration. It helps in cleaning the aura of negative and static energies from the self or others. It assists with balance in life. It is also effective when trying to get over a former lover or painful relationship, helping to release the ‘need’ for or cord to that outside person.