What are the Benefits of Black Tourmaline

The physical qualities of Black Tourmaline

Unlike most minerals tourmaline does not have a beginning in which it was discovered by excavation. It is believed however that
conquistadors mistook green tourmaline to be emeralds, but were later found out to be a totally different species of minerals. Later scientist would classify them as tourmaline as well as other gems that would fall into this elabaits classification.

  • Paraiba: An intense greenish blue, only found in the state of Paraiba, Brazil.
  • Chrome: Intense green
  • Watermelon: Pink in the center and green around the outside

Spiritual uses of Black Tourmaline

Remember we are not talking about every tourmaline in this article. The color spectrum of each stone, along with it’s vibrations gives it its balancing properties.

Black Tourmaline qualities

  • Protection from negativity: Black tourmaline’s male energy has the ability to block negative energy, in this sense it becomes as a protector.
  • Accepting positive energy: The feminine energy of tourmaline is a receiver to positive energy.
  • Chakra Balancing: Tourmaline has a large number of colors in the color spectrum so it works on balancing all of the chakras basic negative and positive energy.
  • Transformation: it also has the ability to turn dense energy (not necessarily negative energy) into light

Physical qualities of tourmaline

  • Calm mind: It helps with calming the mind when too much negativity is in the air. Basically helping with the monkey mind.
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Helps with detoxification
  • Balancing the right and left hemisphere of the mind

How to care for Black Tourmaline

One of the most interesting things about black tourmaline is that it needs very little care. Many crystal healers believe that when a black tourmaline is finished with it’s job, it will either break into pieces or you may loose the entire mineral.



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