Obsidian Meaning And Spiritual Properties

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Power & Benefits of Obsidian:

Obsidian is molten lava that has cooled so quickly that it didn't have time to crystallize. Because of this, the stone works extremely fast and with great power. It is a stone without boundaries or limitations. This volcanic glass is a grounding and protecting stone, that brings wisdom. It is good for learning. It a truth-enhancing stone that has reflective qualities that are unforgiving at exposing blockages, flaws, and weaknesses. Nothing can be hidden from the Obsidian stone. It is good for people who are sensitive, suffer social anxiety, and who are empathic. It is a grounding stone that helps to absorb any negative energy around you.

Spiritual & Emotional Influence:

Obsidian provides deep soul balancing and can help facilitate going back into past lives to heal any trauma or festering emotions that may have carried forward into your present life. It helps block a psychic attack and removes negative spiritual influences. It acts as a mirror of the soul and lets you take a good long look at yourself and be able to smile at yourself. It vitalizes your soul's purpose. The stone eliminates blockages and helps to relieve tension. It helps to anchor the spirit into the body.

It is a grounding stone that impels you to grow and will offer its support when you choose to do so. It helps with subconscious blockages and self-defeating patterns. It helps you to recognize your dark side. It is a stone that needs to be carefully handled, and it is best used with the guidance of a qualified therapist as the stone can bring about negative emotions and unpleasant truths. It is a protective stone that helps to guard against negativity. It is a good stone for highly sensitive people.

The Physical Connection:

Obsidian is thought to be good for digestion, and nausea. It is said to detoxify and dissolve blockages and tensions in the body. It is also thought to help with arthritis, cramps, joint problems, and injuries. Use Obsidian as an elixir as it is thought to help with shock. It is believed to help alleviate pain and stops bleeding. It is a stone that is said to help you recognize the cause of disease.

The Chakras Connected to Obsidian:

Root (Base) Chakra.

Astrological Signs:

Aries, Capricorn, Sagittaius, Scorpio.

Locations Found & History:

Mexico, United States, volcanic regions.

Rarity, Value & Variations:

Black, brown, brown/black, blue, green, gold-sheen, mahogany, rainbow, red/black, silver, black and white snowflake patterns, translucent black and brown nodules (Apache Tears). Obsidian stone that is natural and uncut is very reflective with sharp edges and very smooth. It has a Mohs hardness of 5-5.5.

How to Use Obsidian:

A large piece of Obsidian can help block geopathic stress or soak up any environmental pollution. Place under the bed or pillow to draw out any mental stress and tension, which may help to have a calming effect. While it draws out these tensions, it can also bring up the reasons for the stress, which must be confronted before peace can return. If you aren't quite ready to deal with that stress, you might want to wait to use Obsidian until you are. This stone is so effective at soaking up any negative energies that it is important to clean the stone under running water each time you use it for this purpose. Use as a ball or as a mirror for scrying.