- 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.
Black Obsidian can make situations move faster, so it helps you work through your issues or blocks quickly. This stone has the ability to bring undesirable truths, fears, and negative energy to the surface rapidly, giving them an opportunity to be resolved. Black Obsidian’s energy is swift and powerful. You should have a support system, such as a therapist or trusted healer, if you are working with Black Obsidian. If you find using Black Obsidian too intense, the My Dream Crystals staff can help you find crystals with similar properties that resonate better with you. We generally recommend Mahogany Obsidian as a good alternative, but, depending on your needs and goals, other stones might support you better. We are always happy to help answer your crystal questions.