Smoky Quartz is good vitality, intuition, survival instincts, male energies, and mental activity. It offers protection by dissipating negativity. It helps you to move forward in life. It is beneficial for concentration, geopathic stress, and nightmares.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Smoky Quartz is good for meditation and dream interpretation. It channels energy through the hands (for example, in spiritual healing or Reiki). It speeds up the laws of Karma.
It is considered one of the best grounding stones, it is an excellent crystal to have in your home or to carry with you. It relieves fear, dissipates nervousness and anxiety as well as depression. It is very good for emotional stress and fear of failure. Brings in more positive energy.
The Physical Connection:
Smoky Quartz is thought to be beneficial for treating the lower body including the feet, ankles, legs, hips, and lower abdomen. It is believed to help maintain balance in the sexual organs. It is also thought to assist in the absorption of minerals in the body and regenerate nerve tissue.
The Chakras Connected to Smoky Quartz:
Root (Base) Chakra.
Scorpio, Capricorn,and Sagittarius.
Locations Found & History:
Worldwide. Brazil, Madagascar, and United States are common sources. It was originally mined in the Scottish Highlands. It is also known as Morion from the Latin word mormorion meaning dark precious stone or Cairngorm because they were first found in the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland. Smoky Quartz was a highly valued stone by the Celts of Scotland who used the crystal to decorate their weapons and jewelry for centuries. For this reason, it has been named the National Gem of Scotland and has always been a sacred stone dating back to the Druids.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Smoky Quartz is found in metamorphic and intrusive igneous rocks caused by radioactive elements. A brownish, yellowish, or grey-colored type of Quartz that is given its color because of natural radiation on the Earth. Smoky Quartz gets its name because of the colors in it that resemble smoke. To get the vibrant colors, the Quartz needs to be at temperatures of 50 below zero for a long time which is why it’s usually found at higher altitudes in the mountains. It has a Mohs hardness of 7.
How to Use Smoky Quartz:
Place a small piece of Smoky Quartz under your pillow or by any electronics to reduce the effects of EMFs. In meditation use Smoky Quartz to ground or relax the body, emotions, and mind. Hold in front of your body with the point facing away to pull negative or painful energy out of the body.