Black onyx

Black OnyxAppearance: Irregular shape, black, with no inserts and hues, opaque, smooth, sleek
Zone: Germany
Classification: variety of quartz (chalcedony) similar to agate, the difference being onyx features right stripes, whereas agate features irregular stripes.
Chemical composition: silica oxyde (cuart)
Name: comes from the Greek “onux” = nail
Colors: white, grey, brownish, black, reddish-brown, red-white
Chakras: Vishuddha, Ajna

Metaphysical features:
• Enhances self-control, intuition, self-discipline, inspiration, detachment, focus
• Decreases stress and apathy
• Strong protective role against enemies and adversity
• Ability to set off the transmutation and sublimation process of the creative (sexual) potential of the being (it is the opposite of carnelian, which stimulates sexual desires as aphrodisiac)
• Absorbs negative energies from the environment (which is why it must be often purified)
• Resonance with the harmonious energy specific to friendships
• Eliminates nightmares and opens the access to the dream world
• Stimulates the manifestation of personality
• Balances the emotional body
• Resonance with the energy of joy
• Helps at discovering the meaning of this existence and of it finalization
• Eliminates negative thoughts and the fear of unknown
• Black onyx is helpful to those who cannot control emotions and to those who feel strong frustrations
• Role of stabilization and stimulation
• Offers a spiritual perspective on life
• Psychic protector against all forms of parapsychological aggression or energetic vampirism

Effects on health:
• Invigorates bone marrow
• Helps at the assimilation of vitamins E and B
• Beneficial to nails, hair, eyes, bone marrow
• Balances the activity of the heart, kidneys, nerves, capillaries, pancreas
• Decreases quivering
• Helps the oxygenation of lungs
• Protects bones, teeth, nails, skin, the urogenital system

Astrological correspondences:
• Aries, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius (December), Capricorn (December), Aquarius (February), Pisces (February)
• Stone assigned to the month of February
• Mystical stone of the month of December
• Leo’s luck talisman
• Governing planets: Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn
• Corresponds to numbers 3 and 6 (people born on the 3rd, 6th, 12th, 15th, 21st, 24th, 30th of the month)