Amethyst is best known as the stone of spirituality and contentment
It has the amazing capacity to still the mind and inspire an enhanced meditative state. Its high frequency cleanses the aura of any negative energy or attachments. It creates a protective shield of Light around the body, allowing one to remain clear and centered while opening to spiritual direction.
Amethyst stimulates our Third Eye, Crown and Etheric Chakras enhancing cognitive perception as well as accelerating the development of intuitive and psychic ability. Its helps with those grieving the loss of a loved one
Known as a powerful stone for soberity & overindulgence of drunkness (probably not on Australian's though)
Amethyst was reputed to control evil thoughts, increase intelligence and render men shrewd in business matters. It can be worn as a protection from treachery and surprise attacks and was considered to be a powerful psychic stone of protection against witchcraft and black magic.
It has a magical ability to expand the higher mind also enhances our creativity and passion. It helps assimilates new ideas & putting thought into action&bringing projects to fruition. Aids mental focus and success.