Black Amethyst is emotionally grounding. It Works to very deep levels and breaks through dense blockages. It is a very good crystal for healers who are burnt out to rejuvenate themselves. Black amethyst is also a environmental clean up crystal. With this in mind, it will need to be cleansed itself. Black Amethyst Loves to be cleansed with water. Black Amethyst may be used to remove radiation the body stores on the sides of the head, such as from computers and such. Place on the 3rd eye and visualize yourself breathing in the color for total mental emotional soothing. It's a very good technique to do in bed before going to sleep. It is a amazing all round healer and also a brilliant meditation crystal.