Obsidian is a very strong protective stone and a cleanser of psychic smog. It is excellent for removing negativity and will shield you from negative energy as well. Its also used for getting in touch with buried issues. It’s a gentle guide for journeying inwards to the shadow self. It brings the subconscious to light, helping to overcome one’s shortcomings and to release anger and frustration. It’s a stone for forgiveness, inner strength, self-acceptance and self-confidence.
Obsidian is also very useful for grounding, stabilizing and balancing the light and dark, being a gentle and wise assistant in making decisions during significant changes.