A stone of spirituality and contentment, Amethyst stimulates and soothes the mind and emotions. It is a stone of temperence and sobriety, preventing over indulgence. It is also a "gem of fire", stimulating passion, creativity and spirituality. It provides protection, good for travelers. Makes one aware of self-deception.Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone. Helps relieve insomnia or nightmares. Aids in overcoming addictions. Facilitates decision making process. Enhances memory, improves motivation. One of the most spiritual stones, promoting love.