Onyx is mined in India, Brazil, USA(California), Uruguay.
There are many different theories over the working of onyx depending on which part of the world you find yourself in – In times gone by the Europeans associated black onyx with physcic attacts and witchcraft and expectant mothers were not using the stone as they believed it promoted miscarriage but on the Indian subcontininent the opposite was believed true! Now we believe onyx to help us heal old trauma it will us intregate our beliefs and will aline us with higher powers. It will help us integrate universal energy. When used in combination with other stones it will consolidate the working of these stones en enhance them.
Onyx will help us in adverse circumstances and it is good to wear this stone in times of bereavement because it give strength and support. It will help the wearer keep his or her emotion under controll thus it can be used for grounding .
It will reinforce us in our quest for knowledge of the universe and life and show us the way to undersrstanding the never ending circle of life death and rebirth and will in fact act as a bridge to help us communicte with those who have passed over to other lokas
It is the birthstone for people born in the sunsign Leo and is ruled by Saturn (the planet of adversity ) so it is always good to wear this stone in difficult times.Onyx is said to clear the chakras of clogging element
Red and black for the Muladhara Chakra
Green for the Anahata Chakra
Yellow for the Manipura Chakra
Blue for the Vhishuddhi Chakra
Black Onyx is helpful for treating teeth , bones blood, glaucoma and cell damage.