Amethyst is especially supportive of the emotional body, bringing those who are overworked, overstressed, or overwhelmed back to center. It eases the mental anxieties that lead to physical tension, headaches, and is a great crystal to calm those who tend to be hot-headed and easily angered. Amethyst helps in identifying the root causes behind one’s negative behaviors, habits and emotional patterns that create imbalance and disease. It also helps one understand the reality of cause and effect in behavior and assists in better decision making. Because Amethyst initiates wisdom and greater understanding, it is a comforting crystal for those grieving the loss of a loved one.