Amethyst opens and activates the crown chakra allowing easier access to the divine. It enhances spiritual awareness and wisdom, promoting a higher state of consciousness. Known as the stone of sobriety, Amethyst encourages inner strength and clarity. It is powerful and protective, a first choice for many metaphysicians. It was used in ancient times to recover from both physical addictions and addictive relationships. The strong healing powers of Amethyst can transmute lower vibrations to higher frequencies transforming negative energy to love. It clears and repairs holes in the aura and draws in divine energy while aligning and fostering cooperation between the energy bodies. Amethyst provides wonderful energy for meditations and helps in developing intuition and psychic abilities.