Lava rock is grounding, protecting and has a deep connection to Mother Earth. It is a stone that can help you find focus, bring balance, strength and courage through times of change and can help you calm your emotions. Because Lava comes from raw energy, it’s considered to be a stone of rebirth and shedding unneeded layers of emotional attachment. Lava contain the powerful primal energy of the volcano that created them, this means that they are excellent to aid healing. Especially when you are feeling depressed or lacking energy and vitality. It is connected to the Root Chakra (connection to earth, survival instincts, self-preservation) and the Crown Chakra (connection, life force, higher power). Lava is a porous stone, and it can be used in Aromatherapy. You simply put a few drops of an essential oil of your choice on the stone to infuse them with the scent, rub it in, and it will hold on the aroma for several days. Affirmation: I am calm and in touch with my emotions.

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