Blue Obsidian is beneficial for compassion, and strength. This crystal supports communication skills. It is a stone without boundaries or limitations. As a result, it is a crystal that works extremely fast and with great power. It is truth enhancing and reflects flaws, blockages, and weaknesses.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Blue Obsidian assists in astral journeying, facilitating divination, enhancing telepathy, and opening the aura to receive healing energy. By opening the aura it helps to receive healing energy. It is a strongly protective stone that forms a shield against negativity. It is an incredibly psychic stone and one of few which can have effects on divination and psychic development for the greater good.
The Physical Connection:
Blue Obsidian is thought to be beneficial for pain, speech defects, eye disorders, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, multiple personality disorder, detoxification, blockages, and enlarged prostate.
The Chakras Connected to Blue Obsidian:
Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Throat Chakra. It activates the Throat Chakra, supporting communication skills.
Locations Found & History:
Mexico, volcanic regions (may be artificial).
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Blue Obsidian has a Mohs hardness of 5 to 5.5. Obsidian is molten lava that cooled so quickly it didn't have enough time to crystallize.
How to Use Blue Obsidian:
Placed over the spot Blue Obsidian is thought to alleviate pain. Use during meditation to help you in attaining levels of transcendence previously unavailable to you. Place under the pillow can draw out mental stress and tension, and may also have a calming effect, but it may also bring up the reasons for that stress. Place in your home or office it helps to block geopathic stress and soaks up environmental pollution. As it is so effective in soaking up negative energy, you will want to be sure and clean the crystal under running water each time it has been used for this purpose.