Alternate Names or Spellings: Porcupine Quartz, Cactus Quartz, Spirit Crystals
Spirit Quartz was known as porcupine quartz or cactus quartz until it settled into its "real" name.
Spirit quartz is reputed in the metaphysical lore to bring qualities of energy, peace, and positive energy to all realms. It is said to transform negative energy into positive energy, thereby being a very protective stone, and excellent for auric shielding as well as mental and physical types of protection. Spirit quartz is also excellent and often used for astral projection, dreamwork, shamanic journeying, and rebirthing.
Emotionally it is said to remove fear, bringing emotional peace and happiness. Spirit quartz works very well with other minerals and can boost their energy as well as cleanse and activate them.
Physically spirit quartz is used in traditional folklore and crystal healing lore for skin disorders, allergic reactions, colon disorders, detoxification, obsessive disorders, familial abuse related stress disorders. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
Spirit quartz is associated primarily with the crown chakra, but will work to align and balance all chakras together.