Black Onyx – A Powerful Protection Tool

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Black Onyx – A very popular stone, which is helpful for protection, release, and grounding.

Black Onyx is directly connected with the Root Chakra, so to balance Root Chakra, it is one of the most important stone.

Root Chakra is directly connected to the physical existence of being, a weak or imbalanced Chakra can result in fear, diseases, and anxiety.

When the Root Chakra is imbalanced, grounding can be a problem, so to remain grounded Black Onyx is a good remedy.

Meaning of Black Onyx

Black Onyx comes through Latin and Greek which means Claw, Onyx with flesh clour and white bands can sometimes resemble fingernail, cognates with the Greek word.

Difference between Agate and Onyx

Onyx primarily refers to the parallel branded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony, Agate and Onyx only differ in the form of bands.

Agate particularly has curved bands whereas Onyx typically found parallel bands.  Also, these bands are available in different colors from white to almost any colour.

In Onyx, you will find black and /or white bands.

Onyx is a gemstone found in various regions of the world including Yemen, Uruguay, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Latin America, the UK, and various states in the US.

Onyx has a history of thousands of years and has mentioned in the Bible.  Onyx was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans.

The ancient Romans carry with them as it is believed that it bestows courage, from then onwards Onyx is famous for courage.

In the Renaissance period, it was widely used for eloquence, A traditional Persian belief is that it helped with epilepsy. Sardonyx was traditionally used by English midwives to ease childbirth by laying it between the breasts of the mother.

Benefits of Onyx

Black Onyx meaning is will power and it helps to achieve your goals in all difficulties.  It gives you the courage to fight for your goal.

Also, it helps you release any negativity inside you and thus Onyx is best for those who suffer from anxiety and fear.

Onyx improve your intuition power, so if you are working with healing energies, it is best to use.  With intuition, Onyx connects you with higher realms and receive messages from them.

Onyx also helps you to find the purpose of life.  It is also useful for finding the right path in life.

Onyx gives you the power to survive.  As mentioned above, Onyx is deeply connected with Root Chakra, which is the base of our physical survival.

Black Onyx, though not related to money crystals, it resonates the energies of Root Chakra, thus also improves the finances.

Onyx also helpful in self Control and to stop bad habits like gambling etc.  So a single chunk of Black Onyx helps you by giving protection, the power to survive, prosperity and self-control.

 How to use Black Onyx

Black Onyx can be worn as jewelry by both men and women in the form of bracelets, rings and earrings, cufflinks.

Meditation with Black Onyx

Meditation with onyx can be beneficial in any situation.  If you are wearing onyx, then no need to take an extra piece of onyx.

Take onyx, keep it in your hand and now meditate with you and ask Onyx to guide you or ask for your life purpose, if you are not sure if you are on the right life path.

Start with not more than 10 to 15 minutes, you will notice that you will get guidance through your thoughts, images or in the form of an idea.

Helpful in Self-Control

Black Onyx makes it easy when it comes to Self-Control.  Very helpful in getting rid of bad habits like smoking and so on.

Onyx can be worn or for some reason, if that’s not possible, you can make Onyx Elixier.

Take clean plain water, cleanse Onyx energetically or if you are familiar with Reiki, is the best option to cleanse stones.  Give Reiki for cleansing the stone for 5 minutes or as needed.

Now put Onyx in the water for the next 12 hours. After that, you can use this water to drink with the intention to get rid of bad habits.

Keep in your surrounding

Take a big chunk of Onyx and keep it in hour home or office.  Onyx ward off any negative energy in your surroundings and give you protection from any harm  Onyx is famous for protection.

Onyx also represents yin and Yan, and thus balances these two elements in human beings. So grab a piece of jewelry or stone, for power, protection, and self-confidence.


Crystal and stones have their own energies, which will be very helpful to solve our daily problems.  Every crystal or stone enhance the inner quality of human being and also gives protection, peace, and prosperity.

Onyx, particularly is famous for self-confidence and give the power to survive.  Self-confidence can be boosted by using Onyx daily.

Also, it can Other connect you to higher realms and receive messages from them.  So if you are working with Angels, Archangels, or any kind of healing work like Reiki, it can be useful to you.

Other than wearing as jewelry, also can be used while meditation.  While meditating, keep it in your hand and instantly you fill more connected to the earth, as it is the best stone for grounding.

The root chakra is the base chakra at our chakra system, so to strengthen Root/Muladhara chakra use Onyx in the form of jewelry.  All financial problems, related to the Root chakra, so balance the energies of Root Chakra by Onyx.

The Yin and Yang energies or male and female energies get balanced by using Onyx in day to day lives.

Any time you feel lost, or want to know the life purpose, Onyx is handy crystal to go in for.  Take a piece of it in your hand, and ask him the question.  You will get an answer in the form of images, ideas or sometimes even you get guidance through a dream.

I hope this article helped you understand more detail about Black Onyx if you have any question or suggestion pl let me know in the comments below.  I will be glad to help you out.














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