Amethyst is helpful in stimulating and soothing the mind and emotions. It is also helpful for meditation by bringing feelings of tranquility and deeper understanding. This gentle purple stone can also relieve insomnia and can stimulate pleasant dreams and enhance dream recall. It can offer us insight and enhance our ability to perceive the potential effects of our decisions. Amethyst can also boost the endocrine system and metabolism. It is associated with the Aries zodiac.