Onyx is a variety of chalcedony with parallel bands in the stone. It is a black, protective, and grounding stone that can also aid in manifestation and it can help balance excessive sexual desire. Onyx absorbs energy and is associated with the root chakra. You can place it on or near the root chakra or in a pair of a pants pocket. Onyx helps with grounding, improving harmony in intimate relationships, improving self-control, calming worry and tension, and soothing nightmares. To use onyx efficiently, put it on your bedside table or taped to a headboard to help balance intimate relationships.
Onyx is a powerful protection stone that has the ability to absorb and transform any negative energy in your life. This is important as negative energy often drains our personal energy. By getting rid of the negativity, you may find that your physical and emotional strength will increase as you become less stressed. This stone also encourages good fortune and happiness, helping people heal from past life issues they may be holding onto. On top of this benefit, many people use black onyx while they are dreaming or meditating to help ground themselves.