Amethyst is believed to be a stone of natural stress reliever, spiritual protection, spiritual growth and purification, cleansing one's energy field of negative influences and attachments, and creating a resonant shield of spiritual Light around the body. It is said to act as a barrier against lower energies, psychic attack, geopathic stress, and unhealthy environments. It supposedly rids your home and body of negative energy while attracting positive energy. It is also said to have strong healing and cleansing powers and can help to overcome addictions and blockages of all kinds. It is believed to be an aid for sleep whilst dispelling all negative emotions and brings positive responses.