Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional spiritual, and physical planes to promote calm, balance, and peace. It is also used to eliminate impatience.
Amethyst is used as beneficial when dealing with legal problem and money issues, which can lead to prosperity and abundance, though it is not the best known prosperity stone.
Ancient Egyptians used the Amethyst guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been worn as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection against witchcraft. The Amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centers, making it one of the power stone.