Obsidian – Obsidian is formed from molten lava that cooled before it had time to crystallize. For centuries it has been used for crystal gazing and is mentioned in many prophetic stories. Obsidian works very quickly, a very powerful and protective stone, Obsidian encourages deep inner work and helps to disperse negative energy, improves survival instincts, brings wisdom, creativity and insight, improves intuition, aids in scrying and shamanic healing, very grounding, helps with self-defeating patterns and subconscious blockages, helps with accessing past experiences, helps with self-reflection; good for the colon, helps with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea and gastroenteritis, helps to recognize the cause of dis-ease. Good for male sexuality. Activates Sefkhet (Muladhara/Root Chakra); associated with Aries, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Capricorn Astrological Signs. Obsidian brings wisdom and is good for learning good for integrating spirituality into everyday life, aids in access to past experiences, acts as a mirror of the soul allowing you to take a long hard look at yourself. Black stones are powerful for absorbing negative energy, protecting against psychic attack or magickal warfare, great for keeping positive energy flowing in your home or office space. Sefkhet Aritu (Root/Muladhara Chakra) Associated with Scorpio, Sagittarius & Capricorn. This Volcanic glass brings wisdom and is good for learning. Helps self-defeating patterns and subconscious blockages. Enables you to see your dark side. Integrates spirituality into everyday life. Aids access to roots and past experiences. Acts as a mirror of the soul allowing you to look within. A very protective stone, shields against negativity, absorbs negative energies from the environment, blocks psychic attacks. Encourages perseverance and patience. Enhances meditation. A great stone for manifestation. Insight, grounding, protection from negative influences, dissolving pain. Grounding, centering, higher consciousness, compassion, focus, patience, detachments, truth. Absorbs negative energy. Protection from abuse, negativity, gullibility, clears toxins.