Amethyst is a variety of violet quartz whose hue is due to traces of iron. In the past, it was not only recognized for its mystical beauty, but its rarity made it a stone destined for the elites of this world. It is a naturally calming stone that brings clarity of mind, emotional stability and spirituality. It soothes anxieties and promotes serenity. It can be used during meditation in order to develop its intuitive potential and clarify its mind. It can also help in a process of separation or mourning. At the physical level, it would improve the immune system.