Healing Properties of Black Tourmaline
Spiritual: Black Tourmaline is one of the best protective stones available, particularly for anyone who spends hours each day working/living in a negative atmosphere. It offers protection against psychic attacks and energetic vampires while simultaneously acting as a purifying agent to clear our auric field of anything that does not serve us. This purifying property also allows us to elevate our own consciousness and move forward on the path to Enlightenment. Black Tourmaline is a wonderful grounding stone that can help us stay centered in our own bodies and true to our path. It can also reveal ways we can become more altruistic on a practical physical level, enabling us to create true positive change in the world. Black Tourmaline is attuned to the Root Chakra and linked to the astrological signs of Libra and Capricorn. It is connected to the element Earth and vibrates to the numbers 2, 3 ,and 4.
Emotional: Black Tourmaline is an exceptionally grounding and protective stone. It helps disperse tension and stress and encourages us to have a positive attitude regardless of circumstances. It can help us to stay heart-centered, logically-minded and able to take ownership for our own “stuff” without feeling like we are responsible for other people’s “stuff.” Black Tourmaline helps us to feel safe and to disengage from obsessive thoughts and chronic worry.
Mental: Black Tourmaline helps clear away negative thoughts, and instead encourages us to just relax and be sensible. It helps us to stay emotionally neutral and to think rationally and with practical creativity. Black Tourmaline also helps us to recognize our own mistakes and to calmly determine how we can fix them. It ensures that we don’t “beat ourselves up” mentally for our mistakes, and instead helps us to realize that we are still learning, growing, and that everything is going to ok in the end. Black Tourmaline is an especially good stone for anyone seeking a better work/life balance or who needs to take stock of their real priorities.
Physical: Black Tourmaline is highly recommended whenever life has gotten too stressful or chaotic, and we need to re-focus on the basics. Black Tourmaline acts as a sweet but serious reminder to take care of ourselves so that we have the energy to handle everything else. It helps us to embrace “good enough” rather than demanding perfection. But it also helps us to notice when our “good enough” is actually unhealthy and making our life harder than it needs to be. For example, there might be a moment when junk food is “good enough” for a quick refuel, but a habit of eating junk food creates additional problems down the road. Black Tourmaline helps us to find the sweet and sensible spot in the middle, where we can handle the present stress, without creating future stress. Black Tourmaline is a good talisman for anyone undergoing chemotherapy or other intense healing work. It helps us to stay calm and stay focused on the things we can control. It is also a good talisman when dealing with problems that affect the spine or lower -body, such as legs or feet.
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