Lava Rock is known for being a grounding stone, one that can balance the emotions and bring about calmness and strength. It's believed to help keep tempers in check and also help its wearer to work through problems in a logical way.
It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change. It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to "bounce back". A calming stone, it is useful in dissipating anger.