Black Tourmaline (Schorl)
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Primary
- Mineral Class: Ring Silicate + Oxide
- Colour: Black
- Forms: natural, tumbled, cut/carved and very common in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Black Nil – Green August modern – Pink October Traditional
History/Mythology: Tourmaline was first recorded as a stone in the eighteenth century and was considered to be the ‘stone of wisdom, that is clear and resistant to all vagaries of fate…..’ according to Bernardus Caesius. While in Arabic traditions it is considered a stone of the sun and will assist in strengthening the heart and brings protection against nightmares. Tourmaline has the greatest range of any colour of any stone with colours ranging from mauve-green, Brown, Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and Black.
Black Tourmaline has very powerful protection qualities particularly against negative energy and physic attacks, it is also a very grounding stone and helps to clear any blockages you might have particularly in the lower chakras. It is an uplifting stone that helps to lift any negative feelings you are having and encourages you to see the good in all situations. It help to keep you on task and allow the fulfillment of any goals/dreams you might be working towards so they can be completed within the time frame set. Black Tourmaline is a wonderful stone to use when you are trying to give up something or overcome an addiction, this is particular true when used for Coffee, Chocolate and Alcohol addictions. Because of its grounding abilities Black Tourmaline has a very strong connection to the Earth and anyone who works outdoors or in nature will find it beneficial in helping them feel more connected to Earth Energies and Mother Earth.
Black Tourmaline is a great Psychic protection stone due to its crystal line structure and this is true for all Tourmaline varieties however for Psychic Protection Black Tourmaline is the most effective. The Crystal line structure of Tourmaline helps to create a field around your electromagnetic body or Aura to assist in repelling negative influences that are directed at you.
- Schorl – Black
- Indicaolite – Blue to blue/green,
- Verdelite – green
- Rubellite – pink
- Watermelon pink with a green rind or outer layer.
- Dravite – brown
Chakra – Lower Chakras – particularly base/root and Earth
Healing – Purifies Blood, eases hip and hip replacements, leg, feet, ankles. Helps to speed the healing of scars and ulcers. Great for allergies and increasing the immune system.
- Black Tourmaline can be used as an effective essence spray in cases of clearing negative energy or protection again physic attacks.
- Can be used in all meditations as a protection and grounding stone
- Can be used in griding for protection and to ward off negative intent
- Black tourmaline can be used as a hand comforter or warmer
- Black tourmaline can be used for long periods of time but should be cleansed regularly
- Having Black Tourmaline in the bedroom can help you clear and recharge your aura overnight as well as protection.
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