Lava Stone, (also known as Basalt, or Lava Rock) is an igneous volcanic rock. It has solidified from molten lava, after conditions of intense heat and pressure. Lava Stones are fantastic for stabilizing and grounding the root chakra. This is because of the strong connection to the earth and its creation within the center of Earth. It’s wonderful for calming the emotions. It gives us strength and courage, providing us stability through times of change. It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to "bounce back". Because it comes from raw energy, it’s considered to be a stone of rebirth and shedding unneeded layers of emotional attachment. It promotes positive changes where needed in behavioral issues.
In addition, Lava Stone makes for a wonderful essential oil diffuser. Simply add a few drops of your favorite essential oil and the pores will trap the oil and slowly diffuse it throughout the day for added therapeutic benefits!