The Onyx is occasionally used to described any engraved stone with a solid color base, or it may describe any banded gemstone with parallel banding. Onyx is black and white banded agate. Onyx is the gemstone for leos and is the anniversary gemstone for the seventh year of marriage.
Some varieties of onyx differ in colour such as black, green where its most common form was a black base with a white upper layer. Onyx is an ancient gemstone, having been used in jewelry and as an ornamental gemstone.
How to Wear :
ONYX gemstone should be wear in the Little Finger of right on wensday morning. Before wearing it must be wash with fresh cow milk and rinse with ganga jal. Put the gemstone in front of your god. Worship gemstone in the way you worship a god. You should chant mantra "om bum budhaya namah" mantra must be chanted 108 times.
ONYX is said to help to release negative emotions and alleviate fear and anxiety.
ONYX is believed to help eye and ear problems and to benefit the skin, hair, teeth and nails.