Black Onyx


Sacral Chakra, Root, and Solar Plexus

Crystal System: Trigonal

Color: Black, gray, white, blue, brown, yellow, red

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Planet: Mars, Saturn

Appearance: Banded, marble-like, often polished. All sizes

Source: Italy, Mexico, United States, Russia, Brazil, South Africa

Attributes: Onyx is strength-giving. It provides support in difficult or confusing circumstances and during times of enormous mental or physical stress. Centering your energy and aligning it with a higher power, accessing higher guidance, is facilitated by Onyx as is a connection with the whole. It can take you forward to view the future and, with its capacity to impart personal strength, facilitates being master of one's destiny. This stone promotes vigor, steadfastness, and stamina. It aids in learning lessons, imparting self-confidence, and helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.

Healing: Onyx is beneficial for teeth, bones, bone marrow, blood disorders, and the feet.

Position: Wear on the left side of the body. Place or hold as appropriate. Traditionally, Onyx worn around the neck was said to cool lust and support chastity.