Like most blue gemstones, turquoise activates and balances the throat chakra. This is the center of speech and self-expression. Turquoise helps us speak our wisdom and truth clearly.
The biggest gift of turquoise is helping us know that every part of us is an element of our Divine self, to be understood and embraced. Turquoise encourages to accept ourselves, warts and all. It can help release regrets and find self-acceptancurquoise helps with blocks around giving and receiving forgiveness. People often have a tendency to push away people and memories that are painful or upsetting. Darkness and pain are universal human experiences, and only by integrating these aspects of existence can we become whole. This is never an easy process, but turquoise reminds us that we are not alone and indeed it is a journey everyone must make to heal. The end result turns these painful experiences into wisdom and compassion.
Onyx focuses and directs your energy toward your goals, helping you stay the course. It can help you rebuild your vitality after a prolonged illness or period of depletion, and is useful for work that requires disciplined focus and perseverance.
Onyx is good for grounding and focusing your attention, and for working through difficult emotional and physical problems. As a self-care aid, it can help you take charge of your own health, wellness and overall well-being.