Zodiac sign: Capricorn, Scorpio
Malachite amplifies both positive and negative energies. It is an important protection stone. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants easily, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It should be cleansed before and after use by placing it on a quartz cluster in the sun. This stone also guards against radiation of all kinds. Psychologically Malachite is a stone of transformation. It shows what is blocking your spiritual growth, draws out deep feelings, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns and teaches how to take responsibility for one's actions, thoughts and feelings.
HEALING: Malachite is useful for any kind of cramps, childbirth, lowers blood pressure, treats asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, tumors, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid. It stimulates the liver to release toxins, reducing acidification of tissues.
Zodiac sign: Capricorn, Sagittarius
Smoky Quartz is one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones and at the same time raises vibrations during meditation. This stone teaches you how to leave behind anything that no longer serves you. It can be used to protect the earth chakra below the feet and its grounding cord when in an area of disturbed earth energy. Psychologically, Smokey Quartz relieves fear, lifts depression and brings emotional calmness. It dissolves contradictions, promotes concentration, and alleviates communication difficulties.
HEALING: Smoky Quartz is particularly effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips and legs. It relieves pain, including headaches and benefits the reproductive system, muscle and nerve tissue and the heart.