The Power of Black Tourmaline

By Felicia Eisnnicher •  5 min read

Also called Schorl, black tourmaline helps in encouraging optimistic attitudes and happiness as well as good luck. But aside from that, black tourmaline is a powerful crystal for protection against all kinds of negative energies including EMF protection and psychic protection. It is also a powerful spiritual grounding crystal. Would you like to learn more about the power of black tourmaline? If yes, then read.

The Power of Black Tourmaline: Protection

  • Chakra Correspondence

Black tourmaline is strongly connected to the root chakra however it can help in balancing and opening all the chakras. In fact, you can pair it with earth star and base chakra crystals such as Smokey Quartz, Dalmatian Jasper, Black Obsidian, and Jet Sphalerite.

  • Physiological Correspondence

Black tourmaline is also beneficial in boosting immunity through spreading supportive energies to the organ. Further, it is connected to the lungs, spinal column, motor function, and detoxification processes.

  • Vibration

Black tourmaline has an earthy vibration. Having its vibration in your aura can help you as it is the perfect crystal for stress.

Legendary Power of Black Tourmaline

Healing Power of Black Tourmaline

Because of the variety of chemical constituents and old legends abound regarding its effectiveness as a protection talisman, tourmaline is available in many different colors. However, not all old sources can be real because of the confusion over the term Schorl, which is only applied to black tourmaline now.

The majority of black tourmaline stones have iron. In fact, this makes them protective crystals. But because of its interior structure, tourmaline can trap energy within it instead of bouncing it back and forth as an iron-based crystal is susceptible to do. To make a protective shield that will block any kind of toxic energy or negativity, use a black tourmaline in a grid around your home.

Tourmaline, on the other hand, is both pyroelectric and piezoelectric. It means the crystal can generate electricity through pressure and heat like from the sun. Because of the attraction-repulsion electrostatic property it possesses, the crystal was called the “ash drawer”. As a matter of fact, this property was discovered accidentally by Dutch kids who were playing with the crystal. Afterward, Dutch mariners started using black tourmaline to draw ashes out of their long-stanched pipes.

What’s more, the Chinese even utilized a Burmese Black Tourmaline in order to create buttons for the hats of Mandarins.

Healing Power of Black Tourmaline

One of the best things about black tourmaline is that it will protect your body from negativity, psychic attacks, and electromagnetic stress. This will help in harmonizing the brain and repatterning the neural pathway in malfunctions such as dyspraxia and dyslexia.

As mentioned, this crystal will stimulate your immune system and even the thyroid gland energetically. It will also realign the immune system.

Black tourmaline can be also used in relieving arthritic swelling and pain, all you need to do is hold the crystal over the site.

Transformation Power of Black Tourmaline

For sensitive individuals who feel overwhelmed by electromagnetic or geopathic stress such as by radiation or Wi-Fi, black tourmaline can be invaluable.

Black tourmaline can draw out the toxicity through your feet and transform it into strong earth-healing energies.

To strengthen the auric field and block emanations, place a piece of this crystal on your electrical equipment like the computer or wear it at your throat.

By wearing a black tourmaline crystal, you will be provided with psychic protection. To transform all the negative energies simply place black tourmaline on the name of the person who is prompting attacks.

Black tourmaline, most especially at a psychological level, will help you in understanding how holding on negative thoughts and toxic emotions will attack you from within, making diseases will physically manifest. The crystal, on the other hand, will support you in acting as well as thinking positively, thus you will be able to make an advantageous surrounding for yourself.

How to Harness the Powers of Black Tourmaline

If you want to get rid of all-out psychic attacks, ill-will, and stop jealousy instantly, simply wear black tourmaline in your thymus. By doing this, you can defuse the attack safely.

Also, keep in mind that you should always wear black tourmaline on the left side of your body. The reason for this is that the energies will penetrate the aura through the left side. For example, to harness its power, wear a black tourmaline on the left wrist while meditating. Further, place a piece of black tourmaline next to you onto your bed so that you will have a restful and peaceful sleep.


When you have a piece of black tourmaline near you, in fact, you have nothing to worry about and fear. This crystal will not only ground you but also it can be a great source of protection for you. It will change the negative energy around you to a positive one.

Nowadays, most people may become so frantic and busy with their lives that they do not even perceive that they are creating negativity in their auras.

In the actual fact, negative energies are generated on a regular basis just by the type of life you live. Fortunately, black tourmaline is the type of powerful assistance that you should have to help you remove negative energies.

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Felicia Eisnnicher

I am the Lead Author and Editor at Gemstagram. I am responsible for creating and editing content about the power of gems and crystals. I also teach about self-knowing, self-understanding and personal empowerment through numerology. My mission is to help people understand the power of gems and crystals, and how they can use that power to improve their lives. I believe that by understanding ourselves better, we can become more empowered individuals who are able to create our own destiny.

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