Lava stone (or Basalt) is highly grounding and protective, with powerful connection to the earth and fire elements. Its calmness helps to stabilize emotions and moods swings aiding in bringing strength to the mind. It’s fiery element helps to bring transformation and support one in exploring the inner self while undergoing life changes. Lava stone provides stability and grounds the Root chakra. Lava stones can also be used for absorbing and diffusing essential oils.