Smoky Quartz – Earth Element -煙熏石英
Origin: Scotland, USA, China, Brazil and Australia.
History: This the National Gem of Scotland and has been considered a sacred stone there for a long time, a belief dating back to the Druids. has been used widely since ancient times because it is so easy to cut as a gem and equally as easy to shape for ornaments and other practical applications. Smoky quartz was popular for making snuff bottles in China.
Attributes: This is one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones and at the same time it raises the vibrations during meditation. It is gentle when neutralising negative energies. Psychologically, relieves fear, lifts depression, and brings emotional calmness. Aids acceptance of the physical body and the sexual nature, enhancing virility.
Mentally, promotes positive, pragmatic thought and can be use to neutralise fear of failure. Facilitates moving from Alpha to Beta states of mind.
Physically, this stone is effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips and legs. Relieves pain, headaches, and benefits the reproductive system, muscle, nerve tissue, and the heart. Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves. Aids also in the assimilation of minerals and regulates liquids within the body.