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Black Tourmaline, a member of the Tourmaline family, is a protective stone which repels and blocks negative energies and psychic attack. Black Tourmaline also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. Black Tourmaline will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration.
Use Black Tourmaline to protect against electromagnetic "smog" (i.e. cell phones, computers, etc), radiation, noise sensitivity and other such disturbances.
Black Tourmaline can be used as an aid to remove fear and boost self-confidence.
A popular metaphysical stone, Black Tourmaline is also great for grounding. It balances, harmonizes, and protects all of the Chakras.
Black Tourmaline has a calming effect when needed, grounding flighty or scattered energies into the earth. Those who face challenges from negativity, frequent worrying, and/or OCD can work with Black Tourmaline to help heal these issues.
Carry a piece of Black Tourmaline in your pocket to increase physical vitality throughout your day.
Meditation with Black Tourmaline can enhance the integration of insights and visions into one's daily life.
Physically, Black Tourmaline helps to strengthen the immune system, balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and detoxify the body. Black Tourmaline is very helpful when dealing with illnesses of the lungs such as bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia and Pleurisy.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Crystal Name:||Black Tourmaline (Schorl)|
|Alternate Stone Name:||Schorl|
|Pronunciation:||blak TOUR-muh-leen / blak TOUR-muh-lin|
|Affirmation:||I am protected on all levels.|
|Question:||Do you use crystals for protection from electromagetic waves (EMFs)?|
|Astrological Sign:||Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)|
|Primary Chakra:||Root Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Location:||Brazil, China, India, Namibia, Pakistan|
|Crystal System:||Trigonal Crystal System|
|Hardness:||7 to 7.5 Hardness|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 3, Number 4|
|Chemical Composition:||NaFe3(Al,Fe)6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4, Sodium Iron Aluminum Boro Silicate|
|Physical:||Addictions, Arthritis, Chemotherapy, Dyslexia, Heart, Physical Protection, Radiation|
|Emotional:||Anxiety, Criticism, Dispel or Release Negativity, Fear, Reducing Stress or Tension, Serenity|
|Spiritual:||Aura Balancing, Electromagnetic Frequencies/Smog/Pollution, Extratrerrestrials and Alien Communication, Humility, Psychic Protection, Reducing Negative Energy, Shielding, Spiritual Protection|
|Extra Grade:||Jet black, good luster, opaque, <10% matrix|
|A Grade:||Nice black color, some luster, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix|
|B Grade:||Poor black color, dull, opaque, and/or > 25% matrix|
Posted on April 17, 2013
|I use my black tourmaline with silver to block out my empathic curse. I am an INFJ, so with the help of the "sheild" of Luna or the moon aka silver, I found that a peice of black tourmaline wrapped with silver helps protect me from taking in the negative emotions and feelings of other people and animals. (Submitted by: Robert Holloway on July 20, 2020)|
|Excellent (Submitted by: Vilas on July 02, 2020)|
|(Submitted by: Kate on January 25, 2020)|
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