Tourmaline – Earth Element -電氣石
Origin: Brazil, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Madagascar, and Afghanistan.
History: Ancient legend says that tourmaline is found in all colours because it has travelled along a rainbow and gathered all the rainbow's colours. The Chinese have used tourmaline for centuries to carve and engrave figures. Some are even still on display in museums, a testament as to the durability of the stone.
Today the name tourmaline includes a group of 27 minerals, with the most popular ones being the Schorl tourmaline (black and deep blue coloured stones) and the Elbaite tourmaline.
Attributes: Tourmaline cleanses, purifies and transforms energies that are dense into lighter vibration. Psychologically it aids in understanding of oneself and others, promotes self confidence and diminishes fear. Banishes the feeling of being a victim and attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance, and prosperity.
Tourmaline is a powerful mental healer, balancing the right and left hemispheres of the brain, transmuting negative thought patterns into positive ones. It brings mental processes and bio-magnetic sheath into alignment. It is helpful in treating paranoia and overcoming dyslexia. Improves hand coordination and assimilation of translated coded information.
Black Tourmaline (Schorl) Protects against cell phones, electromagnetic smog, radiation, spells and ill wishing, and negative energies of all kinds. It encourages positive attitude and objective neutrality. It stimulates altruism and practical creativity
Blue Tourmaline activates the throat and stimulates the urge for freedom. Helps dissolve sadness and blocked feelings. Benefits pulmonary and immune systems and the brain. Corrects fluid imbalances, treats kidney and bladder, thymus and thyroid, and bacterial infections. It soothes burns and prevents scarring.
Brown Tourmaline is a grounding stone, it clears the aura. Helps promote better relationships with people, and improves creativity. It is used for intestinal disorders and skin diseases, as it promotes regeneration of the whole body.
Colourless Tourmaline (Achroite) synthesizes all other colours. It aligns the meridians of the physical and etheric bodies.
Green Tourmaline (Verdelite) is an excellent healer and is helpful for visualisation. Promotes compassion, tenderness, patience, and a sense of belonging. Transforms negative to positive energy and dispelling fears. Rejuvenates and inspires creativity. Helps see solutions and magnetizes the wearer to prosperity and abundance. It aids sleep and quiets the mind. Fortifies the nervous system and prepares it for a vibrational shift. Helps treat eyes, heart, thymus, brain, and immune system; facilitates weight loss, relieves CFS and exhaustion. Assists in realigning the spine and aids strained muscles. This is a useful detoxifier and hells constipation and diarrhea. Reduces claustrophobia and panic attacks. It is known for being beneficial for hyperactive children.
Multicoloured Gem Tourmaline (Elbaite) contains all colours and, as a result, brings the mind, body, spirit, and soul into wholeness. Inspires creativity and imagination, and promotes dreams. It stimulates the immune system and the metabolism.
Pink Tourmaline, is an aphrodisiac that attracts love in the material and spiritual world. Helps feel confident in love. It also helps self love.
Balances a dysfunctional endocrine system and treats hear, lungs and skin.
Purple-Violet Tourmaline stimulates healing of the heart. Stimulates creativity, reduces depression and releases obsessional thoughts. It treats sensitivity to pollutants, Alzheimer´s, epilepsy, and CFS.
Watermelon Tourmaline (pink enfolded in green) is the super activator of the heart, fostering love, tenderness and friendship.This stone instills patience and teaches tact and diplomacy. Alleviates depression and fear. Promotes inner security and assists in understanding of situations and expression intentions clearly. Releases old pain.
Encourages regeneration of the nerves, especially in paralysis or multiple sclerosis, and treats stress.
Cat Eye Tourmaline – is a rare type of tourmaline and it is believed to have healing properties for curing cancer, especially when unified with other stones. As for emotions, it heals deep wounded emotions and helps to enhance intuition. It empowers children and helps to have a stronger relationship with them.