Therapeutic Properties of
Quartz is the most abundant gem in the world; but it also is one of the most
useful for health/spiritual applications.
Quartz had been used for centuries to commune with the divine. Quartz has
some unique properties that may explain the popularity of this gem for mystical
uses. First, it becomes electrically charged under pressure. This property is
known as piezoelectric. Second, heating quartz charges the stone electrically.
This property is called pyroelectric. Like the computer chips that use silicon
to transmit and store information, many people believe that we can use quartz to
communicate with the divine and the spirits. In this sense, quartz is believed
to "amplify" our psychic power.
The Quartz Crystal provides for purification of the physical, mental, and
spiritual bodies. It is also a healer of negativity associated with one's
perspectives and judgments; it can be used to focus upon the inner negativity
and to stimulate positive thoughts and feelings. It can also direct ones
materialistic energies toward the spiritual realm. It can further enhance the
flow of, and can direct, ones positive thoughts and feelings toward the "light,
love, and harmony of the planet", teaching one to live, laugh, and love with all
brothers and sisters.
Quartz is an important gemstone in subduing the 2nd or Sacral Chakra and for
opening the 7th or Crown Chakra.
Quartz facilitates both speaking and receiving information from the spiritual
world. It stimulates positive thought and healing.
Native Americans believed that quartz crystals could help them bring rain.
Quartz increases the body's natural healing abilities. It removes aches and
White Quartz is connected with the sounds of the universe. It makes you more
aware of the sounds including telepathic sounds. White Quartz helps to relieve
depression. This gemstone is good for your adrenal gland. It alleviates heart
diseases, muscular degeneration, and neurological disorders. The stone helps to
get over low-morale, hopelessness, and grief.
More on Snow Quartz.
More on Healing Quartz.
Rutilated Quartz is said to have anti-aging properties.
More info on rutile quartz.
Cactus Quartz has also been used to increase both physical and intellectual
fertility. More on Cactus Quartz.
Frosted Quartz provides balance. It is very soothing.
Rose quartz is the gem for emotional balance. It is good for expressing and
soothing emotions. More on Rose Quartz.
Smoky quartz is
traditionally used by mystics
to peek into the future. More info on
We will cover the healing power of the important quartzes separately.
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