Black onyx provides support during difficult circumstances. Known as a stone of strength, wearing or carrying black onyx during times of emotional and/or physical strength helps to center your energy and to access higher levels of guidance. Many refer to it as a stone of self-mastery because it provides stamina and helps you to stay steadfast while learning new lessons, no matter your age. This stone helps you to be at ease in your surroundings by helping to raise self-confidence.
Black onyx was once thought to be a cursed stone of bad luck, primarily due to it having been mined by slaves in the 1700s, but this has been disproven.
It is said to cool the flames of lust, supporting chastity.
Black onyx is associated with the base (or root) chakra.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
For those born with their sun in Capricorn, black onyx offer structure and authority. It strengthens and supports your confidence and self-esteem.
Black onyx is the birthstone for the sign of Leo.
Black onyx balances the yin and yang energies of the body. Onyx may be beneficial for bones, teeth, blood disorders and feet.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Black Onyx at Crystal Life
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