Black Obsidian is a volcanic glass, it is a very powerful crystal to remove, absorb and protect from negative energies. Obsidian is an excellent healing tool but does require cleansing after use, when the shiny surface begins to feel slightly sticky, as it absorbs the negativity energy around it.
Emotionally: It is truth enhancing and reflective, to draw out negative emotions and give strength to face the root of the issue
Spiritually: Obsidian absorbs negative energies and removes spiritual attachments, hooks and cords. It acts as an auric shield of protection
Physically: It removes geopathic stress, alleviates pain, aids digestion and circulation
works in harmony with: Jet, Black Tourmaline and Smoky Quartz
Countries of discovery: Worldwide
The geology bit: is a. It has a hardness of 5 – 5.5 on the Mohs scale and it is amorphous as it has no geometric structure.