Black onyx comes from the Greek word for the fingernail. Why is onyx called the fingernail? That dates back to a tale from centuries ago and you read the complete story under the next point on the history of black onyx.
Black onyx means protection because it is from Goddess Venus.
The meaning of black onyx is courage and the power of decisions. Black onyx is believed to give you the courage needed to lift the world itself. It protects you against failure and keeps you winning.
With an awakened root chakra, you can bring peace into your physical and spiritual life.
The Root chakra correlates to our survival, security, and trust. This deals with issues of finance, shelter, and job. The person is secure and grounded in the here and now if the chakra is open. Insecurity and fear mean the chakra is blocked. The parts controlled by this chakra include the legs, the skeletal system, and the elimination system.
We also need to find out what the symptoms are and when they started as this will take us back to the original problem. This chakra is also the one that keeps us grounded to Mother Earth. It also represents the relationship between us and our own mother. If you were raised by a loving mother, you should have a clear and open chakra. But if you were abused or neglected, this chakra will be blocked. Thus your relationship becomes a model for security and home.
Do you know black onyx affects your basal chakra? Located at the end of your spine, this is the chakra of stability. Also called the Root Chakra, black onyx can ground you with the help of your root chakra. If you feel out of balance and uneasy physically or mentally, the sole reason must be your root chakra imbalance. It is the chakra of safety and security too.