Red Obsidian is often used to remove energy cords between people that sap energy and violate boundaries. It is also used for protection from psychic attacks by those who wish to harm. it is also said to strengthen the aura, protecting against repeated problems. Wonderful at providing both grounding and protection, encourages strength in time of need. It eliminates energetic blockages. Relates to the 1st and 2nd chakra. Works well with Virgos.