Black Tourmaline

I learned about Black Tourmaline when researching stones for my son who is empathic and unable to block peoples bad energy.  Tourmaline came up as a good stone to block all types of negative energy.  From the moment we started Earth + Fire I have worn Black Tourmaline daily for my Arthritis, Inflammation, Boosting my immune system, Fighting infections, and Healing after being sick.  Now let’s learn just how special Black Tourmaline is.

Black Tourmaline - The Quick Explanation

To make it simple, Black Tourmaline is associated with the following:

  • Keywords: Protection, Tolerance, Self Confidence, Purification
  • Element: Earth
  • Chakras: Protects all, Root
  • Number: 2, 3, & 4
  • Planet: Pluto & Jupiter
  • Astrological: Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn, & Aquarius
  • Birthdates: Oct 11th – 13th & Feb 5th – 7th

Ancient History of Black Tourmaline

Ancient Magi are said to have used this stone to cast spells and protect them from evil. In the 1700 hundreds Dutch Traders made use of Tourmalines ability to attract and repel dust and tiny particles, by using it to pull ash from their pipes.  When Tourmaline is heated it can attract dust particles and ash. There is very little written in history about Black Tourmaline, instead the following information is regarding “Tourmaline” which comes in many colors.  In Ancient Egypt, Tourmaline is said to have gotten its colors from traveling across the rainbow.  We know that it was given its formal name by the Sinhalese people who called it Tormali, which means mixed gems due to the varying colors of Tourmaline. 

Health Benefits of Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline helps purify the body by removing all toxins, pollutants, heavy metals, and wastes.  Black Tourmaline is good for those suffering from dyslexia, paranoia, and hand/eye coordination.  It assists the body’s ability to heal when suffering from bronchitis, emphysema, pleurisy, diabetes, pneumonia.  Black Tourmaline is a phenomenal stone to help boost the immune system, assist with arthritis, pain relief and spinal column issues.

Let's Talk Chakra's

Most dark colored stones vibrate with the Base | Root Chakra.  The same applies for Black Tourmaline. 

  • Black Tourmaline & all the Chakras
    • Dispel negative childhood experiences & negative patterns of behavior
    • Reduces Fear & Depression
    • Aids in Problem Solving
  • Black Tourmaline & the Root Chakra:
    • Gives you confidence to truly embrace yourself, speak your truth and be on the path to healing.
    • Balances and boosts the mood
    • Promotes a sense of safety and security
    • Reduces stress & anxiety

Let’s Get (Meta)Physical

Black Tourmaline/Schorl is one of the most powerful stones in existence for spiritual intentions. It forms a protective shield around the body by grounding spiritual energies and balancing the chakras.  It is a great psychic protector for those that live and work in challenging places and deal with challenging people.  Tourmaline is like a blackhole when it comes to negative and destructive energy by absorbing it completely.  It clears negativity and disharmony from not only the wearer but also those in close proximity, purifying that energy and elevating the consciousness of those around it. The stone is good for empathic people by protecting their energy field from entities, energetic debris, and attachments. Black Tourmaline can regulate the electrical field of the body.

Known as the feel better stone, by carrying, wearing, or even placing it in the room, Black Tourmaline cleanses the auric field of all negative energy.  It is a good stone for eliminating negative thinking, anger, and anxiety by promoting self worth, self confidence, removing fear and the feeling of victimization.  It is especially good for people dealing with high levels of stress in their lives by grounding them and helping them to release negative emotions.   Black Tourmaline helps stop obsessive behavior of anyone near it.  Many use it not only for protection from psychic attacks but to assist with intellect, vitality, and creativity.  Black Tourmaline inspires compassion, tolerance, and prosperity in those near it.

As stated before, Black Tourmaline is a powerful stone.  It is known for blocking curses, psychic attack, and ill-wishing.  It protects against electromagnetic disturbances, emanations from cellphones, computers, and radiation.  Wear or place Tourmaline between you and your devices to reduce the amount of electromagnetic energy your body is exposed to daily.

Powerful Combos

  • Energy Protection: Wear or keep in the room any combination of Black Tourmaline with Jet, Obsidian, Black Andradite Garnet, Smoky Quartz, Sugilite, Charoite, and Amethyst.
  • Arthritis: Each day hold to affected joints for 30 minutes, any combo of Schorl/Black Tourmaline, Apatite, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate, Malachite, and Turquoise.
  • Heart Palpitations: Each day place on the center of your chest, any combo of Schorl/Black Tourmaline, Unakite, Kunzite, Jade, Garnet, Citrine, Bloodstone, Crazy Lace Agate, and Malachite.
  • Anxiety: Wear or keep near you any combo of Schorl/Black Tourmaline with, Aquamarine, Citrine, Green Moss Agate, Calcite (any variety), Blue Quartz, and Malachite.

Share your experiences with Black Tourmaline in the comments.  We would love to hear from you and learn about your encounters with Black Tourmaline and what you feel it did or did not do for you.