Lava stones come from the earth, so metaphysically, it’s known as a stone that provides grounding. Similar to the tall tree whose roots have to go deep down to provide stability, lava stone provides the foundation we need in our lives to build from.
Lava Stones are made from molten rock. When a volcano erupts, red hot molten lava spills out and flows away; when this cools down, it becomes a cool, solid, porous and black stone. This is an igneous rock.
Lava stones help to balance our emotions and bring about calmness and strength. It keeps our tempers in check.
Coming from fiery origins, Lava Stone represents rebirth and renewal and promotes fertility. This black stone is associated with the root chakra because it provides grounding energy and helps build a foundation to warriors used lava stone in battles for its courage and calming properties.
Wen you’re going through a tough time of change and transition, this stone provides understanding. Lava stone provides inner peace and inner strength to overcome difficult challenges. Many people from children to older adults wear lava stone bead bracelets to sooth the anxiety attacks and provide calmness and peacefulness within.
What’s more about lava stone is that you can utilize it as a diffuser because of its porous nature. You can add a few drops of your favorite oil to the stone and enjoy healing aroma through the day!
To go along with the energy of your lava stone, you can add an essential oil for soothing, calming and uplifting the mind (link to lavender) or for calming and focusing (link to myrrh)