Chakra: Root and Crown
Crystal System: Trigonal
Color: Brownish to blackish hue, sometimes yellowish
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn
Appearance: Translucent, long, pointed crystal with darker ends. All sizes.
Attributes: This is one of the most efficient groundings and anchoring stones and at the same time raises vibrations during meditation. This protective stone has a strong link with the earth and the base chakras, promoting a concern for the environment and ecological solutions. This stone is a superb antidote to stress. It assists in tolerating difficult times with equanimity, fortifying resolve.
Grounding spiritual energy and gently neutralizing negative vibrations, Smokey Quartz blocks geopathic stress, absorbs electromagnetic smog, and assists elimination and detoxification on all levels. It brings in a positive vibration to fill the space. Smokey Quartz teaches you how to leave behind anything that no longer serves you. It can be used to protect the earth chakra below the feet and its grounding cord when in an area of disturbed earth energy.
Psychologically: Smokey Quartz relieves fear, lifts depression, and brings emotional calmness. It alleviates suicidal tendencies and ambivalence about being in incarnation. Smokey Quartz aids the acceptance of the physical body and the sexual nature, enhancing virility and cleansing the base chakra so that passion can flow naturally. This crystal alleviates nightmares and manifests your dreams. When it comes into contact with negative emotions, it gently dissolves them.
Healing: Smokey Quartz is particularly effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips, and legs. It relieves pain, including headaches, and benefits the reproductive system, muscle and nerve tissue, and the heart. Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back, and fortifies the nerves. this stone aids the assimilation of minerals and regulates liquids within the body.
Position: Anywhere especially base chakra. Under the pillow, by a telephone, or on geopathic stress lines. Wear it as a pendant for long periods. To dispel stress, place a stone in each hand and sit quietly for a few moments. Place over painful point to dissolve pain. Place point away from the body to draw off negative energies, point toward to energize.