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Tourmaline Healing Properties
What is Tourmaline?
Tourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral. Tourmaline is an 8th Anniversary gemstone.
Chakras - (dependent on colour - see Colour Healing with Tourmaline below)
Zodiac - Virgo, Libra
Numerical Vibration - Number 2
Typical colours - Most commonly black, but can range from brown, violet, green, pink, or in a dual-coloured pink and green (watermelon)
Healing with Tourmaline
♥ Flexibility ♥ Happiness ♥ Objectivity ♥ Compassion ♥ Serenity ♥ Balance ♥ Positive transformation ♥ Healing ♥ Strength ♥ Tolerance ♥ Understanding
Tourmaline aids in understanding oneself and others. It promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear. Tourmaline attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. It balances the right-left sides of the brain. Helps treat paranoia, overcomes dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination. Tourmaline releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments. It balances male-female energy within the body. Enhances energy and removes blockages.
In addition to the generic healing properties of Tourmaline, specific colours have additional attributes:
Black Tourmaline - also known as Schorl - Healing Properties
Black Tourmaline is also known as Schorl. It can be used to block, repel, and protect against negativity. It creates a protective energetic shield, helping to keep not only your personal energetic boundaries strong, but also physical spaces like your home or workspace. It is excellent for deflecting radiation energy. It enhances ones physical well being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity.
Blue Tourmaline - also known as Indicolite - Healing Properties
Brown Tourmaline - also known as Dravide, or Dravite - Healing Properties
Zodiac - Aries
Numerical Vibration - Numbers 2 and 9
Brown Tourmaline is used to clear and protect the aura. It clears and opens the earth chakra, (which is located approximately 12 to 18 inches below the soles of the feet - it is not within the actual physical body but is part of the etheric body), grounding you to the earth. It assists in healing dysfunctional family relationships, and helps the user feel comfortable in social groups. Can be used to to treat intestinal disorders and skin issues.
Green Tourmaline - also known as Verdelite - Healing Properties
Pink Tourmaline - also known as Rubellite - Healing Properties
Crystals Containing Tourmaline
Black Tourmaline is also found in Tourmaline Quartz.
Descriptions of the healing properties of gemstones are from the following sources:
- My own experiences and observations of gemstones;
- "Love is in the Earth : A Kaleidoscope of Crystals" by Melody (I highly recommend this book);
- "The Crystal Bible Volume 1: Godsfield Bibles: A Definitive Guide to Crystals" by Judy Hall (I highly recommend this book).