The Balancing Stone: Amethyst helps soothe stress, irritability and balances mood swings. It assists in dispelling anger, fear, and anxiety. Amethyst settles the mind, making it the perfect stone for confronting tricky situations with. Amethyst holds the meaning “sincerity” and “freedom from harm”. In ancient times it was a stone used for addiction recovery which is how it became known as “the stone of sobriety”. Being one of the most popular stones for spiritual work and meditation Amethyst connects the physical plane with higher realm, making it a good choice when working with the Third Eye Chakra.