In crystal healing Black Obsidian is seen as providing an instant connection to the Root Chakra, it is a deeply grounding and protecting stone, defending the carrier from psychic attack.
It is also known as the “grief stone” as it is thought to be very helpful for those dealing with the loss of a loved one. If it is held during meditation it can unblock hidden feelings of grief allowing the healing process to start.
It is often used in healing, it is recognised as good at releasing energy blockages from the physical and energy bodies, it works quickly to bring problems to the surface to be resolved, bringing clarity with it.
If you suffer from a physical illness, that you believe has an emotional cause, Black Obsidian is thought to be the fastest way to discover the cause, but you need to be willing to face it and ready to correct it.
Black Obsidian will help to clean and remove negative energies from any environment. It assists in releasing the emotions that cause negative energy. When these energies are released this stone will help to keep the space protected.