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OBSIDIAN, BLACK: Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra) for protection, to reveal the truth in any situation, to expose areas of oneself that need growth and development, to facilitate past life ascension and regression, to block negative energies from entering one’s auric field, for grounding, to shield one from electromagnetic pollution, to banish negative energy, to bring peace and calming, to encourage living in a virtuous manner, to encourage personal growth, to increase courage, to facilitate compassion, to reduce arthritis pain, to detoxify the physical body, to maintain proper circulation, for use in scrying divination, to balance the mind, body, and spirit, to aid in acceptance of one’s weaknesses and to begin to heal and correct them, to address issues of control and power struggles, for use in shamanic ceremonies and rituals, and to remove negative thought patterns and conditioning.

OBSIDIAN, GOLD SHEEN: Use at the 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra) or at the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) to stimulate one’s clairvoyant abilities (psychic sight), to connect one with his or her ancestors for guidance, to heal problems associated with the brain or nervous system (including stroke and aneurysm), for scrying divination, and to use during shamanic journeying.

OBSIDIAN, MAHOGANY: Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra) to enhance one’s vitality and zest for life, to instill level-headedness in times of chaos and turmoil, to help one find balance between the spiritual and physical realms, for protection, to connect one with the energies of the Goddess Pele, and to establish a lasting connection with mother earth.

OBSIDIAN, PEACOCK: (Also known as Velvet Obsidian) Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra), 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra), or 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) to stimulate intuition and psychic awareness, to facilitate communication with higher beings, for shamanic journeying or soul journeying, to facilitate astral travel of any kind, and to access the dream consciousness while in the waking state.

OBSIDIAN, RAINBOW SHEEN: Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra), 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra), or at the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) for emotional healing, to guide soul journeying or shamanic journeying, and to promote self-realization. Use at any chakra for cleansing, balancing, and alignment.

OBSIDIAN, SNOWFLAKE: (Also known as Phenocryst-Included Black Obsidian or as Flowering Obsidian) Obsidian or as Flowering Obsidian) Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra) for protection, to reveal the truth in any situation, to expose areas of oneself that need growth and development, to facilitate past life ascension and regression, to block negative energies from entering one’s auric field, for grounding, to shield one from electromagnetic pollution, to banish negative energy, to bring peace and calming, to encourage living in a virtuous manner, to encourage personal growth, to instill determination, to facilitate communication with one’s guides and angels, to increase courage, to stimulate intuition, to facilitate compassion, to reduce arthritis pain, to detoxify the physical body, to maintain proper circulation, to balance mind, body, and spirit, to encourage independence, and to improve circulation. Since this stone contains Black Obsidian, its properties also apply.

OKENITE: Use at the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) for purification, to uplift one spiritually, to enhance a connection with one’s higher self, to promote divine guidance, to bring the light into even the darkest situations, to aid one in seeing the good in all things, and to remove the ego and let the spirit shine.

ONYX, BLACK: (Also known as Black Chalcedony) Use at the 1stChakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra) to enhance clear focus, to amplify one’s intention, to promote Divine order, to encourage sensibility, for protection and shielding from negative energies, and for grounding.

OPAL, ANDEAN BLUE: Use at the 4th Chakra (Heart Chakra) or at the 5th Chakra (Throat Chakra) for promoting compassionate attitudes, to encourage heart-based speech and actions, for enhancing Shamanic work, to center the self, to quiet the ego mind, and for peace and tranquility.

OPAL, ANDEAN PINK: (Also known as Andes’ Pink Opal or as Peruvian Pink Opal) Use at the 4th Chakra (Heart Chakra) to instill love and compassion in the user, to enhance prayers and intentions for the good of all beings, to help heal afflictions of the heart, to cool fiery tensions caused by family disagreements (especially those stemming from sibling rivalry), to encourage forgiveness, to instill a feeling of nurturing and tenderness toward all beings, for healing heart trauma (physical or emotional), to protect the heart chakra, to add a new spark to old relationships, to provide comfort for those who are terminally ill, to guide one down one’s life path, and to promote emotional stability and security.

OPAL, ANDEAN PINK DENDRITIC: (Also known as Pink Dendritic Peruvian Opal) Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra) or at the 4th Chakra (Heart Chakra) to expand the energies of the heart chakra throughout one’s entire physical and energetic bodies, to anchor the energies of the heart chakra in one’s everyday life so that he or she may remember to treat all beings with love, kindness, and compassion, to extinguish feelings of anger and replace them with peace and understanding, and to aid one in recognizing the oneness of all beings. As this is a variety of Andean Pink Opal, these properties also apply.

OPAL, BOULDER: Use at the 5th Chakra (Throat Chakra) or at the 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra) to balance and align all chakras, to restore one to optimum health after times of stress or negativity, to allow one to remain positive and optimistic until his or her hopes, dreams, and wishes have been fulfilled, to promote harmony in friendships and partnerships, and to allow one to see auras.

OPAL, FIRE: (Also known as Cherry Opal) Use at the 1st Chakra (Root Chakra/Base Chakra), 2nd Chakra (Sacral Chakra/Spleenic Chakra), 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra), or at the 7thChakra (Crown Chakra) to stimulate vitality and passion for life, to enhance connection to the fire element, to instill creative inspiration, for treating depression or apathy, to enhance telepathic communication, to stimulate one’s psychic abilities, and to promote spiritual ascension.

OPAL, HYALINE: (Also known as Hyalite) Use at the 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra/Brow Chakra) or at the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) to raise one’s energetic vibrations, for spiritual ascension, to remove feelings of jealousy or anger, to connect one with his or her inner child, and to combine and balance the energies of the air and water elements within the body.

OPAL, VIOLET FLAME: Use at the 6th Chakra (Third Eye Chakra) or at the 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra) for developing your psychic skills, to connect with the ascended masters and your spirit guides, to tap into the cleansing power of St. Germaine’s Violet Flame, for spiritual growth, to open the Crown Chakra, to help you be open to your psychic gifts without blocking them (consciously or subconsciously), and to help you connect with your spirituality in everyday life.

OPALITE: Use at any chakra to clear and balance the energy center, to connect one with the air and water elements, to transmute negativity into positive energy, for emotional balance, to instill a sense of child-like wonder, and to promote a feeling of comfort and safety (as if in the womb). PLEASE NOTE: This is a man-made stone.

ORPIMENT: Use at the 2nd Chakra (Sacral Chakra/Spleenic Chakra) to use treatment of cancer or tumorous growths. PLEASE NOTE: Orpiment contains Arsenic, so please wash your hands thoroughly after handling.

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