Metaphysical Properties of Tourmaline

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Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity.  It enhances tolerance and understanding.  It is a very protective stone and helpful for channeling.  Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra (especially Watermelon Tourmaline) where it opens one to accept love.  Other colours of Tourmaline can be used with the chakra of their colour.

Black Tourmaline (Schorl)


Black Tourmaline is associated with the root chakra and is excellent for grounding excess energy.  It offers protection by deflecting and transforming negative energy.  It is often used as an aura cleanser as it can transform or remove negativity for an individual or environment.  It can help one to attain higher levels of awareness.

Black Tourmaline has been used to deflect radiation energy from TV's and computer monitors.  Emotionally it dispels fears, obsessions and neuroses bringing emotional stability.  Physically Black Tourmaline can strengthen the immune system, help with heart disease, arthritis and gout

Blue Tourmaline (Indicolite)

Indicolite clears all chakras but particularly the throat and brow (third eye) chakras.  It increases psychic awareness and healing powers and aids in the quest for spiritual growth.  Blue Tourmaline can bring happiness and laughter into your life.  It promotes inspiration and lessens fear.  Indicolite is a protective stone.  It is said to benefit the lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, internal organs and parasympathetic nerves.

Red Tourmaline (Rubellite)

Rubellite is pink to red Tourmaline.  It is a stone of balance and calm and abundance.  It can bring emotional balance, help one to become open and relaxed and enable one to detach from personal pain.  Rubellite is a stone of passion, bringing passionate energy and love.  It is said to balance the body's electrochemical system, strengthens immune system, help ease backache and reproductive system disorders, detoxify the blood and assist with recovery from and ease the effects of radiation poisoning. 

Rubellite is associated with the root, sacral and heart chakras.

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These properties have been collected from various sources and personal experiences over many years.  For more in-depth or specific information please contact an experienced Crystal or Colour Therapist

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