April 2014 GemStone ~ Black Tourmaline
Pronunciation: \ˈblak ˈtu̇r-mə-lən, –ˌlēn\
Appearance: shiny, opaque, or transparent; long striated or hexagonal structure; wide range of sizes
Source: Brazil, Africa, Pakistan, Maine (U.S.A)
Metaphysical Healing Properties of Black Tourmaline
Keywords: Purification, protection
Black Tourmaline crystals are ideal for psychic protection for anyone who must work or live in challenging places or circumstances. Carrying or meditating with one of these stones can keep one’s auric field clear of imbalance, even in the presence of destructive energies. Black Tourmaline crystals act like etheric vacuum cleaners, clearing oneself and one’s surroundings of negativity and disharmony. In addition, where such influences are not a problem, Black Tourmalines can provide high levels of purification which serve to elevate one’s consciousness.
Another application for Black Tourmalines is an etheric purification. Carrying one of these stones in the pocket, holding one in meditation, or sleeping with one in the pillowcase will provide a refreshing dose of cleansing for the auric field and all dimensions of the etheric body. This clearing influence can even echo down into the physical form. These crystals are also recommended for ridding oneself of negative thoughts, anxieties, anger and ideas of unworthiness. The purification available through Black Tourmaline is powerful, and it is an energy needed by all of us in these challenging times.
GemStone Healing Combinations
Black Tourmaline’s energies of protection can be further enhanced by combining it with Jet, Obsidian, Black Andradite Garnet, Smokey Quartz, Sugalite, Charoite and Amethyst. Its grounding qualities can be enhanced by Hematite.
Healing Properties of Black Tourmaline
Black Tourmaline has the ability to transmute and purify negative energy, turning it into usable energy. This is especially important as one fully opens one’s psychic and empathic abilities- Black Tourmaline acts to protect one’s energy field against attachments,entities and energetic debris.
Black Tourmaline is also an electrical gemstone and can be used to purify and regulate the electrical and other energetic systems of the body. Black Tourmaline is grounding and is one of the most effective stones to use for creating a grounding circuit with the Earth’s energetic field. This grounding circuit is increasingly important as we strive to adjust ourselves to the Earth’s shifting electromagnetic field. By utilizing the supportive energy of Black Tourmaline, one is able to easily move into alignment with these subtle changes.
Black Tourmaline provides a grounding path for Light to enter the Earth plane.
This ally helps one disengage from obsessive or compulsive behaviors and release chronic worry and anxiety.
Black Tourmaline helps purify the body of toxins and wastes. It can support the cleansing of heavy metals and environmental pollutants from the body.
I banish all negative attachments, within and without. I am purified, grounded and centered upon Earth.
1st Chakra — Root
Vibrates to the Number
3 & 4
The Book of Stones; Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian,roughandtumbledcrystalcreations.net