Since antiquity, onyx has been used as a protection against black magic. Onyx works on the psyche, deflecting negative energy, increasing the wearer’s stamina, and giving the wearer inner harmony. White onyx is associated with linking the base and crown chakras thereby balancing the energy of the entire chakra system.
Energy: protective, supportive
Colors: black, white or translucent, with layers of red, yellow, brown or pink
Uses: Story-telling stone, beneficial for building life patterns, creating structure in your life, accessing physical memories, and alleviating mental and emotional stress. Strengthens energy, lessens fear and worry, and allows for communication with underworld energies.
Star Sign: Leo
Onyx, as expected due to its color, is also a stone for protection.
Onyx helps with grounding and controlling or eliminating excess or unwanted energies.
Onyx assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy.
Black onyx and red onyx are associated with the base chakra.
Onyx can be worn to still sexual desires.