Obsidian is molten lava that cooled so quickly it had no time to crystallise. Obsidian is a stone without boundaries or limitations. As a result, it works extremely fast and with great power. It truth-enhancing, reflective qualities are merciless in exposing flaws, weaknesses and blockages.
Obsidian is a strongly protective stone, forming a shield against negativity. It provides a grounding cord from the base chakra to the centre of the earth, absorbs negative energy from the environment and strengthens in times of need.
It is helpful for highly sensitive people. It blocks psychic attacks and removes negative spiritual influences.
Spiritually, Obsidian vitalises soul purpose. It eliminates energy blockages and relives tension.
Mentally, Obsidian brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion and constricting beliefs. However it may well do this by making it absolutely clear what lies behind mental distress.
Psychologically, Obsidian helps you to know who you truly are. It dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas, bringing a depth and clarity to emotions.
How to use:
Placing Obsidian by the bed or under the pillow can draw out mental stress and tension, and may have a calming effect, but it can also bring up the reasons for that stress. These reasons then have to be confronted before peace can return.
Obsidian is so effective in soaking up negative energies it is essential to clean the stone under running water each time it has been used.