Rutilated Quartz is an effective integrator of energy at any level. It heightens the energetic impulse of Quartz and is a very efficient vibrational healer. Spiritually, Rutilated Quartz is said to have a perfect balance of cosmic light and to be an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth. It cleanses and energizes the aura. This stone aids astral travel, scrying, and channeling. It facilitates contact with the highest spiritual guidance. It draws off negative energy and breaks down the barriers to spiritual progress, letting go of the past. Rutilated Quartz is helpful for therapists and counselors as it filters negative energy from a client, and at the same time supports their energy field during emotional release and confrontation with the darker aspects of the psyche. It gives protection against psychic attack. Rutilated Quartz can be used in past-life healing to draw off dis-ease from the past and to promote insights into events in past lives that affect the present. It assists in moving to a core life to access causes and to understand the results of previous actions. It connects the soul lessons and the plan for the present life. Psychologically, Rutilated Quartz reaches the root of the problems and facilitates transitions and a change of direction. Emotionally, Rutilated Quartz soothes dark moods and acts as an antidepressant. It relieves fears, phobias, and anxiety, releasing constrictions and countering self-hatred. This stone promotes forgiveness at all levels. Rutilated Quartz opens the aura to allow healing. At a physical level, it absorbs mercury poisoning from nerves, muscles, blood, and the intestinal tract.