- Structure: Mixed
- Hardness: 5-6
- Numerology Vibration: 1, 3, 4, 8, 9
- Chakra Correspondences: Root, Sacral
- Astrological Correspondences: Aries, Capricorn, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Virgo, Libra
Metaphysical Benefits Of Obsidian
Obsidian releases tension so that you can move forward in life with a positive outlook. When you experience negative emotions, it is important to calmly acknowledge them, instead of suppressing them or hyper-fixating on them. Obsidian will help you identify these energies and release them, while protecting you from outside negativity. This emotional work brings you the clarity and balance to overcome confusion and relieve feelings of irritability, nervousness, or restlessness. In particular, Obsidian protects victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault, helping them release their trauma so they can heal.
Apache Tear Obsidian works more gently with your emotions. It provides a link between your rational and emotional selves, cleansing your wounds and uncovering emotional aspects of your subconscious. Apache Tears are powerful stones to use for psychic protection. This makes Apache Tears powerful tools to cleanse your auric field of negativity. Their historical meaning is interesting, as these stones are powerful to heal you, if you are feeling grief and emotional distress.