Black Tourmaline Gemstone Uses & Crystal Healing Properties

Black Tourmaline Healing Properties: Aids in Purification, Cleanses other Crystal Energies, Protects from Negative Energies, Helps with Anger & Anxieties, Increases Grounding and Security. 

Black Tourmaline

  • Eases Panic and Anxiety
  • Cleanses Other Crystal Energies
  • Protects from Negative Energies

A handy stone to any user, Black Tourmaline is the epitome stone for protection. It serves as a guide through challenging times, and a beacon of light in confronting fears. Black Tourmaline blocks and transmutes negative energies including electromagnetic radiation from phones and 5G technology. It does the same to negative thoughts working to dismantle internal conflicts to reduce panic and anxiety. This brings emotional stability and rational thinking to understand oneself and others from a place of compassion. Harnessing the vibrations of Earth it balances the hemispheres in the brain to increase positivity, inspiration, and altruism. It is a great stone to have in dark circumstances to shed light into the darkness. It protects from the low vibratory energies of people around that would bring down our high vibes making it the perfect stone for people on a spiritual journey.


Virgo: August 23 – September 22

Libra: September 23 – October 22

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

Element: Earth

Planet: Sun


To activate this crystal, affirm: I am protected from all energies that will do me harm. I am clearing the way to thrive in my power. 


Root - Earth Star

Black Tourmaline sends energy down through the root chakra and out the Earth Star chakra beneath your feet. It is a powerful grounding stone working to release negative energy into the ground while drawing in positive grounding energy into the body from the Earth. The root chakra is associated with stability, security, and self love helping one get in tune with their inner power. It is the root to balance the body's energies with the physical and spiritual realm. The cleansing power of Black Tourmaline purifies and clears all of the chakras removing all blockages. It balances the Yin-Yang energies in the body bringing on a feeling of confidence, and positivity with a clearer outlook on reality. 


Pakistan, Australia, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Africa and the USA


Black Tourmaline will keep you grounded to the vibrations of the Earth making it ideal in times of chaos and fear. Use it to reduce fear, panic, and anxiety. It can help control emotions even in situations like visiting a dentist, or taking an exam. The minerals and vibrations in black tourmaline are powerful to reduce or eliminate electromagnetic smog. Place it next to electronics, wear it, or grid a few in the workplace to protect from harmful radiation. To create a protection grid, place four or more crystals in each corner of the room. Another way to do it is by placing a Tourmaline in a water bowl, and letting the minerals seep into the water and slowly evaporate into the atmosphere. 

Black Tourmaline is Earth’s manifestation as an energetic body guard. You can use Tourmaline to protect yourself from toxic energies. Carry or wear to aid in protecting you from someone else's drama so that you don’t get consumed with that negativity. If you need to refocus your mind after long hours of work, clench the stone in your hand for 2-5 minutes while focusing on its energy rushing to your brain to boost concentration and vitality. You can place a Black Tourmaline under your pillow to protect you from negative energies, intense dreams, and to cleanse your body through the night. 

In meditation, Black Tourmaline serves as a grounding and protective stone. To be able to access guidance from the spiritual realms while remaining connected to Earth. It will work as a guide to cleanse your system, and lead you to what really matters in your life. When you meditate with Tourmaline, hold it in your hand or place on your groin, or between your feet. Visualize white calming light coming into you with each breath, and exhale grey stagnant mist that no longer serves you. 


Black Tourmaline boosts the immune system to defend against disease. Its grounding and calming abilities aid in heart health, and adrenal exhaustion. Adrenal glands work to regulate stress impacted on the body, when they are overworked one can experience fatigue, and a hormone imbalance that can lead to a host of other dis-eases. Its ability to release tension in the body through the Earth Star chakra helps to relieve muscular issues like strains, muscle tears, and scar tissue. Tourmaline revitalizes reflex points in the body to aid in recovering back injuries, joint stagnation, and overall bone health like arthritis and spinal adjustments. Its cleansing power clears the body of environmental pollutants like radiation and heavy metals. Tourmaline’s grounding effect can help in reducing motion sickness. By balancing the right and left hemisphere of the brain it aligns the brain to be more efficient and effective helping reduce symptoms of dyslexia, mitigate paranoia, and improve hand-eye coordination. 


Black Tourmaline honors the Arabian Goddess Manat of the Waning Moon, representing the themes of time, destiny, and death. She resembles the magic, wisdom, and protection of earthling life, while resembling the transition of death also known as a rebirth to new beginnings.

Traditionally, Black Tourmaline is used as a protection from outside energies, energy vampires, spells, and spirits that would do harm. Spiritual practitioners still use Tourmaline as a psychic shield to keep them grounded while dispelling negative energies. To use as a protector during energy work or rituals create a grid on your altar, place of work, or client to block outside energies from disrupting the process. You can also create an anti-negativity jar with water, tourmaline, and sea salt. 

Known for its power to be charged with electricity simply by rubbing it or heating it (could heat energetically) it is a powerful conduit to place on a wand for energy healing to be able to charge, deflect, or direct electricity through a person's body to flow and unlock different areas, move stagnant energy, and stimulate energy centers.