Black Tourmaline (also known as Schorl) is black in colour and generally comes in striated, hexagonal type pieces.
Black Tourmaline is good for:
Black Tourmaline is one of the most popular stones used in spiritual practices. It is most commonly used for protection and is recommended for anyone exposed to uncomfortable environments.
This stone acts as a negativity deterrent by cleansing and protecting your auric field. The purification that Black Tourmaline provides is perfect for anyone struggling with anxiety, anger, and unwanted thoughts. This stone will also act as a transmuter taking the negative energy surrounding you and purifying it.
Black Tourmaline is an excellent grounding crystal for meditation and healing. It can help soothe panic attacks and ease stress. It is a stone of purification, cleansing the emotional body of negative thoughts, anxieties, anger or feelings of unworthiness.
In the physical body:
Black Tourmaline is effective in treating a variety of digestive problems, relieving constipation, IBS, and afflictions of the colon.
Tourmaline also offers restorative and cleansing properties, relieving the body of heavy metals and environmental toxins.
Tourmaline is the perfect tool for restoring cognitive functioning by balancing the functioning of the hemispheres of the brain.
Chakras - Base or Root Chakras
Zodiac - Capricorn
Element - Earth
The best way to use Black Tourmaline:
Carrying a Black Tourmaline crystal or wearing it as a necklace or bracelet can protect us from the needy energy of emotional vampires who drain us of our energy.
When you are feeling scattered and distracted, hold Black Tourmaline in your hand and breathe deeply. This is particularly useful for students wanting to improve concentration.
Black Tourmaline acts as a natural shield against the harmful and toxic energies of cell phones, electronics, computers, and environmental pollutants, so keeping a piece near by while working is helpful.
Carrying Black Tourmaline Crystals can also help us in the workplace, helping us to stay grounded, aware, and efficient.
Carrying a piece of Black Tourmaline while travelling can help to reduce or eliminate motion sickness.
Black Tourmaline Crystals can help ground your meditation practice, by balancing your spiritual energies and activating the energy of your Root Chakra.
Black Tourmaline Affirmations:
- I feel safe, protected and secure
- I release negativity and rest in my connection with the earth
- I am protected from all negativity
- My body and spirit are protected and filled with light and energy