Obsidian is a type of volcanic glass but has many healing qualities. It is usually shiny black but can also have specks of white and be known also as snowflake obsidian. Obsidian is a root chakra stone that is very grounding and protective. It helps to protect against negativity and is good for clearing your aura. It is also helpful in releasing anger and resentment. If you are feeling foggy or energetically stuck, hold a piece of obsidian in your receiving, dominant hand, while breathing evenly and deeply.
While there are a few different versions of obsidian, we are going to focus on black obsidian. Oftentimes, it is referred to as the wizard stone as it is thought to have magical problems. In the modern world, many people choose to wear this stone to help protect them against hostile environments, stress, and negative energy. It can also be used as décor in your home to help protect you against electromagnetic fields.