Smoky Quartz Crystal – The Stone of Grounding

Smoky Quartz Crystal - The Stone of Grounding
Smoky Quartz Crystal - The Stone of Grounding - Photo © My Spiritbook - Tamás Pataki

The brown-colored smoky quartz crystal is a great grounding stone. In crystal healing we use it to purify and stimulate the root chakra. It connects you to Mother Earth. It is a perfect stone for grounding the Etheric Layer of the Aura.

The smoky quartz crystal is one of the basic crystals of our Crystal Healing Level 1 Course.

The smoky quartz helps the person to focus on what is really important. It has a calming effect on your thought process therefore, it is good for meditation.

The Romans used this stone for mourning. It is the national gem of Scotland. India’s yogis used it to raise kundalini.

General Information

Color: from light brown to dark brown in a smoky shade, blackish

Chakra: root chakra

Astrological Associations / Star Signs: Capricorn, Sagittarius

Birthstone: November

Planet: Saturn

Element: earth

Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness: 7 out of 10

Common Source: Brazil, Madagascar, USA

Physical Healing Properties And Qualities of Smoky Quartz Crystal

chemotherapy – cancer – limbs – painkiller

Chemotherapy – The smoky quartz crystal has a small but persistent amount of radioactivity; therefore, it is excellent for treating radiation-related illness that arise as a cause of receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

Cancer – It can assist you during your cancer treatments (all forms of cancer – lumps, cysts) and inflammations.

Limbs – It is good for the illnesses of the legs (knees, ankles, feet), the hands and the hips.

Painkiller – It dissolves cramps, relieves chronic pain (headaches). Strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves.

Metaphysical (Emotional, Spiritual And Mental) Properties of Smoky Quartz Crystal

stability – release – geopathic stress – suicidal tendencies – money

Stability – The smoky quartz crystal carries the characters of the Saturn (sense of responsibility, stability, grounding), but it relaxes and calms you at the same time. It helps to accept yourself.

Release – It helps to heal old wounds, to let go anger, guilt and fear.

Protection – It blocks geopathic stress and electromagnetic smog.

Suicidal tendencies – It deals with depression and alleviates suicidal tendencies.

Nightmares – This stone helps understanding your dreams and dispels nightmares.

Mind calmer – Smoky quartz crystal increases concentration and alleviates communication difficulties. It facilitates moving between the beta and alpha states of mind. It calms and purifies the mind for meditation.

Money – It helps if you habitually spend too much money.

Ideas for Using a Smoky Quartz Crystal

Put a smoky quartz crystal in your bedroom to increase your sex drive.

Smoky Quartz Crystal Affirmations


This article is not intended to be used as medical advice, nor as a substitute for medical, psychological, or any other healthcare treatment. Always consult a doctor, comply with his recommendations, and continue the prescribed treatments.

The treatments that we recommend and impart are not meant to replace Western Medicine but rather to be complementary and strengthen the treatments you may already be receiving.