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Purple amethyst is a natural tranquilizer which assists in relieving stress and strain. Purple amethyst soothes irritability and balances mood swings. When the user is experiencing anger, rage, fear, or anxiety, purple amethyst is a great stone to have nearby to assist in overcoming these feelings. It also helps to dispel negative energy and alleviate sadness and grief. Purple amethyst activates spiritual awareness, enhances psychic abilities, and assists with opening intuition.