Power & Benefits of Black Tourmaline:
Black Tourmaline is also known as Schorl, is one of the most powerful crystals for protection and the elimination of negative energy. The stone helps to absorb electromagnetic energy, protects against radiation, psychic attacks, and negative energy of all kinds. It is symbolic of letting go and releasing what no longer serves you. Good for inspiration.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Black Tourmaline grounds energy and increases physical vitality, dispersing stress and tension. Good for emotional stability and connection to the Earth.
It clears negative thoughts, encourages a positive attitude, and stimulates altruism and creativity. Good for the inner self, yin/yang balance, the aura, and left/right brain activity. It instills a positive attitude no matter what the circumstances and stimulates altruism and practical creativity.
The Physical Connection:
Black Tourmaline is thought to help with addictions, arthritis, chemotherapy, dyslexia, heart, physical- protection, and radiation. It is said to disperse tension and stress. It is also thought to be good for the heart and adrenal glands. It is said to be good for mental balance. Black Tourmaline is believed to be helpful when dealing with illnesses of the lungs such as bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, and pleurisy.
The Chakras Connected to Black Tourmaline:
Root (Base) Chakra and Heart Chakra. It connects with the Root (Base) Chakra, grounding energy and increasing physical vitality, dispersing tension and stress.
Locations Found & History:
Brazil, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Namibia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Malawi. The most common type of Tourmaline is Schorl, which accounts for ninety-five percent of all Tourmaline in nature. The name Schorl was in use before 1400 because of a village known today as Zschorlau located in Saxony, Germany. The village had a nearby tin mine where black tourmaline was found.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Black opaque wand crystals. It has a Mohs hardess of 7-7.5.
How to Use Black Tourmaline:
Placed Black Tourmaline point out from the body, as it helps to draw off negative energy. Wear the crystal around your neck or place it between yourself and the source of electromagnetics. Carry a piece of the stone in your pocket to increase your physical vitality throughout your day. Meditate with Black Tourmaline to enhance the integration of insights and visions into your daily life. In the workplace, hold it for a few minutes when you need full concentration or to wake up your mind. Gridded around the house or open space, it affords protection on all levels.
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