Onyx is strength giving. It provides support in difficult or confusing circumstances and during times of enormous physical and mental stress. Centering your energy and aligning it with a higher power, accessing higher guidance, is facilitated by Onyx as is connection with a whole. It can take you forward to view the future and, with its capacity to impart personal strength, facilitates being master of one’s destiny. This stone promotes vigor, steadfastness, and stamina. It aids learning lessons, imparting self-confidence and helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.
Onyx is a secretive stone that assist in keeping your own counsel. However, Onyx is said to hold the memories of things that have happened to the wearer. It can be used for psychometry, telling the story of those who are sensitive to its vibrations.
The property of holding physical memories makes Onyx useful in past-life work for healing old injuries and physical trauma that are affecting the present-life. Holding a piece of Onyx takes your attention to the site of the previous injury, which can be released through body work, reframing*, or crystal therapy. Onyx can be used to heal old grief and sorrows.
Psychologically, Onyx recognizes and integrates dualities within the self. It anchors the flighty into a more stable way of life and generally imparts self-control. Onyx conveys the invaluable gift of wise decisions. Physically, Onyx assists in absorbing from the universe energies that required for healing or other purposes. It balances the yin and yang energies within the body.