Amethyst is a universal crystal, an all healer, it helps amplify the energy of other crystals around it. It is great for protection and can help reduce nightmares and insomnia if kept under a pillow or by the bed. Amethyst can also assist with homesickness, mental, emotional and physical balance, decision making, and negotiation. Amethyst helps lift the spirit and boosts self-esteem while calming anxiety, grief, tension, and over-emotional energies.
Amethyst can assist with addictions such as alcoholism and aid those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It is known to help with bad posture, circulation, skin, teeth, viral infections and boost hormone production. When used as an elixir it is powerful at relieving the symptoms of arthritis.
Amethyst can be used to cleanse and charge other stones. Just pop the crystals that need cleansing onto the cluster and leave for as long as desired or out under a full moon overnight.