Obsidian helps with digestion. It detoxifies, dissolves blockages and tension, including hardened arteries. It reduces the pain of arthritis, joint problems, cramps and injuries. Crystal water made from obsidian is useful for all types of shock. It can be used to reduce an enlarged prostate and it helps staunch bleeding and accelerates the healing of wounds.It dissolves ancient traumas, bringing a depth and clarity to the emotions. It promotes compassion and strength and it also has an enlivening effect. Obsidian helps with any type of obsession. It purifies the atmosphere of negative spiritual influences and serves as a protection against psychic attacks.