Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a spiritual vibration. A natural tranquilizer, Amethyst has strong healing and cleansing powers, and enhances spiritual awareness. It is extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. When you meditate, it turns thoughts away from the mundane into tranquility and deeper understanding. Mentally it helps you feel less scattered, more focused and in control of your faculties. Amethyst also balances out highs and lows, promoting emotional centering.