Name of crystal: Smoky Quartz
Common source: Brazil, Madagascar, USA
Astrological associations: Sagittarius, Capricorn
Healing qualities: A great crystal for vitality, intuition, and masculine energies, smoky quartz offers protection by removing negativity. It’s also good in curbing your spending and moving on in life
Physical qualities: Improves physical expression and sexual energy. It’s also beneficial for the legs, knees, ankles, hands, and feet
Emotional/Spiritual qualities: A grounding and relaxing crystal, it’s best used for healing, meditation, and dream interpretation. Helps with overcoming anger, depression, and despair as well
Magical and mystical qualities: -
Reference: The Crystal Healer – Philip Permutt
Name of crystal: Amethyst
Common sources: Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa, Madagascar, India
Astrological associations: Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Healing qualities: A crystal with many healing aspects, amethyst offers an overall protection while striking a balance in your physical, emotional and mental state. The purple crystallized quartz also magnifies the energy of other crystals, and is useful for purification during ceremonies
Physical qualities: Amethyst works by tackling the root causes of diseases such as bacterial and viral infections and aids in providing relief for headaches and migraines, while guarding against insomnia and nightmares.
Emotional/spiritual: Bringing about a calming effect, amethysts helps in soothing nerves and easing tensions and over sensitivity, including coping with strong emotional energies such as grief. It can also be used to enhance your aura and spirituality, or as an aid for meditation.
Magical and mystical qualities: Protects against paranormal harm and malice while attracting good luck.
Reference: The Crystal Healer – Philip Permutt, Crystals for Health – Cassandra Eason