When your Root Chakra is balanced energy is free to flow down into the earth, as well as being drawn up from the earth. It gives you a feeling of security and safety. It helps with anxieties, worries and fear. Life seems stable when this chakra is in balance. At the same time you are filled with active positive energy, giving you a strong sense of community and good relationships.
All dark stones - Black, Brown, Deep Grey & Red, are associated with the Root Chakra, and with survival here on earth. They govern our relationship with the physical world and our bodies.
Red It is a warm and positive colour that is associated with our physical needs and our will to survive. Red indicates strength and perseverance. It can improve the self-confidence of those who are shy or are in lack of willpower, it signals physical movement and gives us vitality.
Dark coloured crystals are very grounding, and deepen our connection to all things physical, (the natural being). They act as a shield, protecting and deflecting negative energy.
Associated Gemstones: Garnet, Hematite, Smokey Quartz, Black Onyx