Basalt is a stone that brings stability, raises energy levels, and promotes courage. It opens you up to creativity and gives you the courage to follow your bliss. This crystal offers a calm and goal-oriented focus which will help to encourage and motivate you to keep pursuing positive progress.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Basalt helps to anchor you to the Earth and is an excellent healing aid when faced with major life changes. If you feel drawn to Basalt, chances are, the crystal has chosen you to help elevate your vibrational fields by lighting the fire of spiritual enlightenment.
It helps with difficult transitions, providing confidence, stability, and support. Connect with the energy of Basalt to help shift your mentality. It is used to enhance warmth and stimulation.
The Physical Connection:
Basalt is thought to be good for the muscles, and intestines.
The Chakras Connected to Basalt:
Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Crown Chakra.
Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.
Locations Found & History:
Worldwide. Basalt gets its name from late Latin basalts, which is a misspelling of Latin basanites meaning hard stone.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Basalt is a stone that underlies more of the Earth's surface than any other rock type. It is a dark, volcanic rock that is caused by the rapid cooling of basaltic lava. Basalt also underlines the Earth's ocean basins. Basalt is lava rock formed when the fires deep in the earth's core meet the surface. It is lava rock made of dark-colored minerals such as olivine and pyroxene. It also contains some light-colored minerals such as feldspar and quartz, but the amounts are small. Found in a range of colors from grey to black.
How to Use Basalt:
Use Basalt for meditation to ground yourself in the energy of transformation. Gridding Basalt in areas of environmental instability realigns Earth's meridians and facilitates the free flow of energy.