Amethyst assists the mind's surrender to higher spiritual energies, stills the mind during meditation, and helps calm you for sleep with inspired dreams. Amethyst is also used for psychic disturbances, stress and nervous tension and is good to help control addictions. Good for the 6th Chakra
People have used stones for healing & meditation for many, many years. Here is a list of some of the stones/crystals and their healing properties.