Black Obsidian forces one to stand in their true power, taking you deep into the subconscious mind in the process. It brings the hidden to the forefront making it possible to release imbalances. A powerful healer, Black Obsidian amplifies negative energies so it may be dispelled, in most cases working on imbalances for past lifes. It reverses previous misuse of power ands to wield power for the good of all. It reduces fantasies and escapism. A great protective stone, Black Obsidian repels negativity and disperses unloving thoughts. On a physical level, guard against depression by enhancing self control.