Amethyst is a variety of quartz, it provides for stimulation of the throat chakra, then providing a calming effect – stimulating the heart chakra, then providing a calming effect; stroking it brings energy emission, placement on the arm also provides for tranquility. Amethyst is a stone of spirituality and contentment. It facilitates transmutation of lower energies into the higher frequencies of both the spiritual and ethereal levels. It balances the energies of the intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies and provides a clear connection between the Earth plane and the other worlds. It clears the aura and stabilizes and transmutes any dysfunctional energy located within ones body.