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Smoky Quartz Chakra

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Learn smoky quartz chakra connection to the root chakra with healing benefits and ways to use Smoky quartz as a chakra crystal.

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What Chakra is Smoky Quartz good for?

Smoky quartz chakra association is the root chakra and earth chakra. Smoky quartz chakra crystal has a powerful energy to bring harmony to the root chakra and keep us grounded and rooted to the planet earth giving strength, stability, and security.

Smoky quartz’s spiritual uses are for protection, and the crystal puts a shield to repel negativity around you.

There are so many amazing chakra crystals, and smoky quartz is one of them. If you would like to learn more, we have many articles on t topic of chakra crystals and their healing benefits.

Smoky Quartz

What is Smoky Quartz?

Smoky quartz is a variety of quartz, a chakra crystal composed of silicon and oxygen atoms. In appearance, the stone varies from transparent to translucent with dark brown to light brown crystal color. But it can also be found in black crystal colors.

Impurities of aluminum and or natural radiation exposure cause the color of this gemstone.

Smoky quartz is a grounding and protective stone that can help eliminate negativity around us and bring about emotional calm.

Smoky quartz is associated with the zodiac signs Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn and is ruled by the powerful wealth-giving planet Pluto.   

Root Base Muladhara Chakra

What is a Root Chakra?

 Several names, including Muladhara, root, or base chakra, know the first chakra. In Sanskrit, Muladhara means ‘foundation’.

The energy center keeps us rooted and grounds us in familial beliefs that support the sense of belonging, personal identity,, and security in the third dimension.

The energy of the root chakra is familial and communal power. It is about family dynamics and basic needs such as feeling safe, provided for, and supported.

Its location is at the base of the spine and is associated with the color red. In addition to being associated with feelings of security, safety, and basic needs, the root chakra is also related to the sense of being in the human body and health.

Symptoms of Blocked Root Chakra

A blocked root chakra does not function optimally and cannot flow upwards freely due to blockages. Pay attention to your feelings if you want to know if your root chakra is blocked. This energy center’s imbalance manifests as disconnectedness from the earth and your physical body. It may also manifest as a lack of security and stability in your material/physical world.

Additionally, you may feel anxious, uncertain about your basic needs being provided for, fearful all the time, and may have problems setting and maintaining healthy personal boundaries.

Balanced Root Chakra

A balanced root chakra is in a state of balance, and you feel a sense of security and stability in both your physical and material worlds.

You feel grounded and rooted to the earth and have a heightened sense of your boundaries. Moreover, you may feel confident and self-assured and have a positive sense of your own needs and the capabilities to meet them.

In terms of physical symptoms, a balanced root chakra can manifest as good digestion, good circulation, and a strong immune system.  

smoky quartz heals the root chakra

How Smoky Quartz Heals/Unblocks the Root Chakra

Smoky quartz is a highly regarded root chakra crystal. Its grounding and stabilizing energies help heal and clear trauma from the root chakra. Its protective energies can be helpful for individuals who feel disconnected or anxious.

This root chakra stone is very protective. If you’re doing shamanic work or astral travel, smoky quartz shields you and your aura, making this the perfect stone for metaphysical work and transformation.

Smoky quartz unblocks the root chakra by providing a safe feel that lets your energy flow and gets you out of flight or flight mode, from survival to thriving.  

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Where to Place Smoky Quartz?

You can place smoky quartz on or near the base of the spine, close to the root chakra. You may also find it useful to carry a smoky quartz crystal or wear it as jewelry to keep its energy close to the base chakra all day.

Wearing smoky quartz as an anklet is another great way to stimulate healing in the root chakra.

You can lay on your stomach and place a piece of smoky quartz chakra crystal on the soles of the feet to help ground and stabilize the energy of the base chakra while listening to some drumming music or binaural beats for Hemi-sync.

Here is some root chakra music you can listen to using smoky quartz.  


Smoky Quartz Crystal Healing Uses

  • Carrying the root chakra crystal with you
  • Using the chakra gemstone in a crystal grid
  • Meditating with the smoky quartz
  • In chakra crystal healing therapy
  • Using crystal affirmations and mantras with smoky quartz
  • Using the Smoky Quartz tower to direct the energy to your chakra for healing
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How to use Smoky Quartz to Heal Root Chakra

Smoky quartz with mantras and crystal affirmations can effectively open and activate your root chakra.

To get started, find a quiet, comfortable place to lie or sit down. Hold a piece of the smokey quartz chakra crystal in your hand, or better yet, place it on your lower belly – the location of the root chakra.

Once you are in a comfortable position, take a few deep breaths and direct your focus on your intention to open and balance the root chakra.

Repeat the following root chakra mantras to yourself, either silently in your mind or out loud:

Smoky Quartz Cluster
  • I am safe and secure.
  • I am grounded and connected to the earth.
  • I have everything I need to meet my basic needs.
  • I am confident and self-assured.
  • I am worthy and deserving of love and abundance.
  • Repeat these affirmations to yourself as you focus on the energy of the smokey quartz chakra crystal and the root chakra. Visualize the crystal blooming with bright, red light – the color associated with the root chakra.
  • Once you are done, take a few deep breaths and let go of any stress or tension you may be harboring.
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Smoky Quartz Chakra Conclusion

Smoky quartz chakra connection to the root chakra is a grounding and protective stone that can be helpful when working with the base chakra healing. Its grounding and stabilizing energy opens and activates the root chakra and brings its qualities, such as safety, security, and connection to the earth, into a state of balance.

There is another great crystal that is used for sleeping and is a chakra crystal called prehnite. Prehnite chakra connection is to the third eye and can be very useful for crystal therapy.   If you would like to learn more about smoky quartz mineral properties, we found a great article online.  

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Tsar Imperia

Expert Crystal Researcher and alternative medicine practitioner, licensed in medical, and clinical hypnotherapy, yogic instructor, and spiritual guidance counselor for those seeking to transform and expand in consciousness. The journey begins with you : )

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