A Crystal Message about the Healing Properties of Black Tourmaline: “You are energetically safe, secure, and protected.”
Common Healing Properties of Black Tourmaline:
- Protects you against electromagnetic pollution and negative energy
- Enhances grounding
- Increases your physical energy
- Banishes negativity and negative thoughts
- Enhances positive thinking and creativity
- Reduces geopathic stress
- Strengthens the immune system
- Cleanses the physical and ethereal bodies
- Aids in decreasing arthritis pain
- Relieves anxiety by keeping you mindful of the present moment
Associated Chakras: 1st (Root)
Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Libra, Capricorn
Companion Flowers: Toad Lily
Companion Essential Oil: Ginger
Companion Stone: Selenite
Common Origins: Brazil, China
Notes: Also known as Schorl or as Aphrizite. Often found with Quartz or Mica.
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More About Tourmaline:
Tourmaline is a hard gemstone that comes in a variety of colors, but the most common is the iron-rich black variety known as Schorl. This variety contains the most iron, accounting for both the color and the stone’s reputation as the best all-around protective energy magnet around (which is why it’s our go-to stone for protection and removal of negative energy). Many people keep a piece with them all the time — either in a pocket or purse, or worn as a pendant or bracelet. Long, slender crystals form in parallel lines, roughly shiny and a good material for prismatic pendants and other jewelry that showcases its natural texture. When heated or rubbed, it can become electrically charged.
The formula of Black Tourmaline is:
Working with Black Tourmaline:
Black tourmaline is a protective stone, absorbing negative energy and promoting spiritual calm and overall balance. Its use goes back some time, for everything from preventing illness in the middle ages to the more modern application of protecting modern people from stray electricity. Black tourmaline is associated with the base chakra, and hence is excellent for grounding.