Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone that has a wide range of benefits. Amethyst relieves an individual from stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Has outstanding healing and cleansing powers. It does this by opening intuition and enhancing psychic abilities of a person. One gets protection from all types of suffering including spiritual assault and those that may be as a result of external sources such as people.