BLACK TOURMALINE : BENEFITS AND USES
Introduction to Black Tourmaline
Get your chakras sparkling clean with the Black Tourmaline crystal, a big time energy purifier in the world of healing crystals. Like a daily disinfectant for the soul, the Black Tourmaline crystal cleans the aura of icky thought patterns keeping you up at night. Wherever you happen to be on your spiritual journey, Black Tourmaline is an excellent crystal for everyone because it’s the bodyguard stone that provides protection and elimination of negative energy. Wear it as jewelry, keep it in your car, place it all over the house, near computers. Seriously just put it everywhere because this all-around energy cleanser is a must-have for every gemstone collection.
Black Tourmaline Meaning
This mysterious and alluring stone represents the black color ray, an absorbent shade that draws in all other colors of the spectrum. In ancient traditions, black stones symbolize darkness as place of initiation and change that comes from confronting your biggest fears. In today’s world, phobias are a part of everyday life, so it’s no surprise that anxiety has become the common cold of garden-variety mental troubles.
While the Black Tourmaline crystal meaning isn’t typically thought of for this, it’s one of the most powerful and effective crystals for anxiety. If you find yourself being swept away by the storm clouds of fear, feel instantly calm and relaxed by holding a Black Tourmaline crystal stone in each hand. Here’s some good advice–Keep calm and carry Black Tourmaline with you everywhere you go. The security guard of healing crystals, this protective stone is another essential component to your healing crystal first aid kit.
Black Tourmaline Healing Properties
The Black Tourmaline crystal stone is also one of the most powerful minerals for absorbing electromagnetic radiation, which makes it excellent for placing near computers and other electronics. It’s also a decorator’s dream with an intense black color that makes a striking statement piece in your home décor and also goes with everything. An excellent addition to the Feng Shui of your home, Black Tourmaline crystal properties serve as a powerful energy protector that’s magnified even more when placed in each of the four corners of a room or property. Another way to incorporate the Black Tourmaline crystal healing properties into your life is by placing a stone in a small bowl of water and leaving it in the main living areas of your home. This daily ritual helps keep your space cleansed and harmonized by using Black Tourmaline to ward off negative energy in your environment.
Black Tourmaline Properties
Because of its powerful ability to clear negativity, Black Tourmaline is a key component in everyday cleansing rituals. Enhance its energy purification powers when you combine Black Tourmaline with sea salt in a negativity removal jar. Black Tourmaline is also a powerful protector against energy vampires, helping to put boundaries between yourself and others. Black Tourmaline jewelry worn on the body is a reminder that there’s a line that can never be crossed, which keeps bad energy from getting into your psyche.
Wear Black Tourmaline jewelry or carry it in your pocket or purse so you don’t pick up on other people’s toxic energy, making it your own. It’s one thing to be compassionate and caring but it’s the danger zone for your soul when you take on someone else’s drama. Black Tourmaline is also associated with the root chakra, the energy center that keeps us feeling grounded and secure. The energy of the planet is chaotic but with the Black Tourmaline stone in your life, always feel firmly anchored to the earth and its healing vibrations.
Black Tourmaline works like a sponge, soaking up all the negative energy that surrounds it. That’s why it’s important to cleanse your stones on a daily basis in order to access its full healing potential. Start by smudging the stone with sage and then take its energy to another level by placing it in a glass bowl filled with spring water and adding a few drops of Crab Apple Bach remedy. Let the stone sit for 24 hours in a process that helps cleanse and clear the Black Tourmaline so that it can get back to work for you and your intention.
Go deep with the Black Tourmaline crystal when you incorporate its powerful and protective energy into your meditation practice. First, quiet the mind with a few deep breathes, inhaling peace and stability and exhaling chaos and confusion. Once you’ve achieved a state of peaceful contemplation, set an intention for your stone and let it work for you whenever you call on it for support. Every time you feel a need for an all-over spiritual cleanse, look to the Black Tourmaline in your life as a reminder of the true desires of your heart.
Keep Black Tourmaline close by and shower the spirit with its pure and radiant vibes.
Why Black Tourmaline is One of Our Must- Have Crystals
Many of you have asked about what healing crystals you can use to let go for any fear, angst, anxiety or heavy energy during thus uncertain time. Black Tourmaline is one of the crystals that we have been using on our bodies and in our space for these past few weeks. It helps to absorb those heavier emotions and allows you to let them go so you can feel lighter, calmer and more at ease.
How to Use Your Black Tourmaline Crystal
Use This Visualization with Black Tourmaline to Let go Of Fear & Anxiety
This is a simple visualization for you to help you let go of fear, anxiety and any heaviness and fill that space up with light and calm. Pick up two pieces of Black Tourmaline, and put them in your hands. Visualize a cord going into the center of the Earth and anchoring your energy into Mother Earth.
Then, visualize a beam of white light going up the center of your body, out the top of your head, and finally connecting you to the energy of the Sun. Then, connect to God, spirit, the universe, all that is, zero point energy.- whatever you
want to call it – and bring that energy down back into your body to the center of your heart. Now, you’re connected to above and you’re connected below.
Hold your Black Tourmaline in your hands and just LET IT GO. Let go of any anxiety, uncertainty, or anything going on in your life that is bringing you angst. Bring it to the forefront of your mind, allowing the Black Tourmaline to absorb, sucking any darkness, any confusion, any sadness, any pain and you are seeing it. Come out of every energy field and being sucked into this Earth.
Get it all out. If you have to cry, CRY. If you want to yell, YELL. Get it out and let it be absorbed into the energy of the Earth. After you’re finished, put your Black Tourmaline down and thank it for its energy.
Then, close your eyes, put your hands over your heart, give yourself a blessing. See every cell of your being filling up with light. See yourself emitting light and a higher frequency. See this light building out and out and out and out.
This simple technique can be done in a couple minutes and when you are finished, you will feel like a weight has been lifted from your shoulders.
Create a Negativity Removal Jar with Black Tourmaline
Combine the negative energy removing properties of sea salt and black tourmaline with this simple “ritual in a jar” to have your space vibrating at its highest potential.
You will need 1 Mason Jar, 2 TB of sea salt, enough water to fill the jar halfway and 1 piece of black tourmaline. We recommended saging before you do this ritual.
Draw your blinds, open your windows and pull back all the curtains to allow the maximum amount of fresh air and sun light into your space.
Sweep and clean your front door – entrance to your home – to keep the energy positive and uplifted.
Clean your stovetop – this symbolizes your financial and health life.
Hold your Black Tourmaline in both your hands and set an intention for the energy of your space.
Fill your jar halfway with water. Add your black tourmaline and sea salt to your jar.
Place your Mason jar in a central area of the room you want to clear.
Leave your jar in place for 24 to 48 hours.
After this time period has passed, take your crystal out, rinse it and place it outside in the sun for a minimum of 48 hours to clear and recharge it.
Pour the water mixture into the toilet, flush it and watch all the negative energies go down the toilet.
Clean your jars and wash your hands.
Repeat as often as needed.
Energetically Grid any Room in Your Home or Office by Placing Black Tourmaline in the 4 Corners of the Space