Smoky Quartz is a very protective stone. It provides stability in times of stress and other times of emotional strain. Smoky Quartz helps to eliminate negative energy and emotions. It encourages inner strength and enhances courage and comfort. Smoky Quartz relieves stress and worry, and helps to eliminate doubt and tension in oneself and their environment. Smoky Quartz activates and balances the Root Chakra. It is a strong grounding stone, helping to center you physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is associated with the Element of Earth, and helps to connect and ground one to the Earth and nature. Smoky Quartz is enduring, and opens your path to clarity and learning.