Lava is known to have exceptional grounding qualities which make Lava Rock a must for stabilizing and grounding the root chakra. Because Lava Rock comes from the center of the earth, it gives us a strong connection to Mother Gaia. Lava Rock has been used for years, it it was once given to soldiers to help them remain calm during battle. Lava Rock act as diffusers because of their pouruous nature. Place Essential oils upon the stone, and the stone will hold the oils and release fragrance throughout the day. Try different oils for different ailments.