Don’t let the lack of vibrant hues make you think that black tourmaline is lacking in the power department! The physical healing correspondences of black tourmaline are profound. It helps to purify the body from toxins, heavy metals, and environmental pollutants.Specifically, black tourmaline has many health benefits depending on how it is used, such as:
- Improvement of circulation
- Promotes a healthy mood
- Helps to detox from heavy metals and environmental pollutants
- Supports weight loss and reduction of bloating
- Supports a reduction of anxiety and stress
- Supports disengaging obsessive behaviours
- Supports a healthy immune system
Often the line between physical and metaphysical healing properties is blurred. It will continue to be as science continues to uncover what mystics and ancient healing practices have always known – there is no difference. On the spiritual and emotional level, black tourmaline grounds your energy, opening up the connection between the Earth and your spirit and providing a pathway for light to enter the Earthly plane.
Using black tourmaline in meditation, or carrying it on your person, even sleeping with it in your pillowcase can give you a hefty dose of cleansing in your auric field that carries over into your physical body. Black tourmaline is useful metaphysically for:
- Grounding your energies to the Earth
- Cleansing your aura
- Psychic protection from negative entities
- Getting rid of negative thoughts
- Releasing anger
- Releasing unworthiness
Black tourmaline is often associated with the root Chakra which controls our security, stability, and basic needs and all of the organs and body parts physically near the base of the spine.
Less often talked about, black tourmaline is associated with the Earth Star Chakra. The chakra just about 6″ below the bottom of your feet. The Earth Star Charka is THE chakra of connection to the Earth and to oneness. It is the grounding point of the entire chakra system, and with black tourmalines special grounding abilities, you can understand the importance of this crystal.