A very grounding stone, Onyx is beneficial for those to be thought flighty by nature, or one who is having difficulty concentrating or focusing one’s attention. A strengthening stone that may assist one in the approach to a lesson or task with greater self confidence and determination.
A wonderful stone for anyone that is under extreme mental or emotional stress, bringing balance to body and strength and harmony to the mind. Thought to increase intuition, instinct, and happiness, as well as decreasing sexual desire when it comes with negative energy or habitual nature. Onyx is said to banish grief, enhance self-control, stimulate the power of wise decision making, as well as to assist one in absorbing the energies of the universe that one most requires. Assisting one to gain emotional balance and self control, as it carries the added benefit of balancing the male/female polarities within one. This is quite a powerful stone for one to use in divination rituals, whether for protection or otherwise.