Metaphysically, Black Onyx is one of the most protective and grounding stones to be found. It can deeply ground you when things around you are in chaos or it can keep you firmly grounded to the earth while you meditate. It is also said to help you to open yourself to reaching the higher realms making it a superb meditation buddy. Because it can ground you so well it is good for easing stress and anxiety.
Black Onyx is thought to hold on to its wearer’s memories. Memories of all lifetimes so it is particularly good to work with if you are working on past or present life issues.
Because Black Onyx often has some white it helps you to accept and work with the dualities of your nature. This makes it a perfect Yin Yang stone to help balance your energies.
Black Onyx is also said to help disperse negative energies and bring happiness and luck in whatever environment you choose to place it. This stone is said to help you through times of grief and help you to work on self control. It encourages both inner and physical strength and helps you make better decisions.
Physically, Black Onyx is beneficial for blood disorders, bone marrow, teeth, bones and the feet.
Everyone can benefit from Black Onyx. It is a staunch crystal ally of those who are striving to be the best that they can be. It is not only beautiful in jewelry but it can be carved into various attractive figures. Imagine gifting a Black Onyx angel to yourself or someone who has been an angel to you in real life. Carrying a polished tumble of Black Onyx is very calming and soothing in times of stress or chaos. Black Onyx is a great addition to your personal collection, sacred work space or for your grid work.
Happy Birthday to our January born friends! You are indeed blessed to have several birthstones; however, Black Onyx can be your very best crystal friend. Black Onyx is a special and protective birthstone. It’s strength giving and protective qualities are some of the best that Mother Nature has gifted us with and will help you through your life’s spiritual and physical journey.
P.S. If you want to read about one of your other birthstones, you can read about Garnet Here.