Tumbled black Tourmaline
Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is one of the most popular metaphysical stones, a favorite of crystal-healers, and a staple-stone for the medicine bag.
Black Tourmaline works with the Root Chakra to ground energy and promote vitality.
Black Tourmaline is a protective stone which repels and blocks negative energies and psychic attack, which also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. Black Tourmaline will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration. This makes it a great choice for cleansing and balancing the aura as well. Many choose to work with the purifying energies of Black Tourmaline for both physical and emotional healing purposes.
You can also use Black Tourmaline to promote a positive outlook, despite the circumstances. By providing much needed balance, Black Tourmaline can help you to remain detached and neutral, and better able to make wise decisions even amidst confusing situations.
It also can be used to protect against stress and minimize obsessive thoughts. Carrying Tumbled Black Tourmaline can help to strengthen one's fortitude against a highly negative environment, such as what can commonly be found in the workplace.
Use Black Tourmaline to protect against electromagnetic "smog" (i.e. cell phones, computers, etc), radiation, noise sensitivity and other such disturbances.
Physically, Black Tourmaline helps to strengthen the immune system, balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and detoxify the body. Black Tourmaline is very helpful when dealing with illnesses of the lungs such as bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia and Pleurisy.