Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is a silicate mineral containing boron and a member of the Tourmaline family. It was first named in 1400 A.D. by a small village in Saxony, Germany after their village's original name, Schorl. Tourmalines of all kinds can be found on every continent however crystal forms of these stones are very rare and can be extremely expensive.
Black Tourmaline is one of the most popular stones used in spiritual practices. It is most commonly used for protection and is recommended for anyone exposed to uncomfortable environments. This stone acts as a negativity deterrent by cleansing and protecting your auric field. The purification that Black Tourmaline provides is perfection for anyone struggling with anxiety, anger, and unwanted thoughts. This stone will also act as a transmuter taking the negative energy surrounding you and purifying it.
Black Tourmaline is the best stone for the job and work environment to deter negative coworkers or clients. Black Tourmaline has positive effects on the body by balancing and activating the left and right side of the brain. This results in the detoxification of impurities in the body.
Black Tourmaline blocks electromagnetic waves like the ones caused by cell phones, laptops, televisions, and other electronics. It’s recommended to have Black Tourmaline on or around you while using electronics for extended periods of time. Most people don’t realize that our electronics weigh on us energetically more than we think. Black Tourmaline can assist in mitigating those effects.