Amethyst is a Stone of ?Spirituality and Contentment? Amethysts have a soothing and relaxing effect on people. Amethyst increases the activity in the right brain, cuts through illusion, and helps to develop the psychic abilities. It strengthens and develops intuition, inspiration, healing, and channeling as well as raising thoughts and aspirations to a higher spiritual level.The gemstone?s color also plays a dynamic role in the stone?s healing energy. The play of light and color can stimulate or calm; purify or heal.