According to Egyptian Lore, Tourmaline emerged from the center of the Earth and made its journey over a Rainbow, taking with it all of the most beautiful and vibrant of colors.
Some believe it to have been materialized by higher life forms to assist the inhabitants of Earth transition into the Age of Aquarius.
Birthstone for October
Zodiac Signs: Virgo & Libra, Capricorn (Black and Green), Taurus (Blue), Aries (Brown), Scorpio (Pink)
Chakra: Base (Black), Throat (Blue), Heart (Green and Pink)
Metaphysical properties: ♥ Flexibility ♥ Happiness ♥ Objectivity ♥ Compassion ♥ Serenity ♥ Balance ♥ Positive transformation ♥ Healing ♥ Strength ♥ Tolerance ♥ Understanding ♥
Tourmaline is known to attract inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. It helps to balance the right and left sides of the brain and aids in the understanding of oneself and others. It promotes self-confidence and helps to diminish fears. It is also known to be a stone of protection, harmony, peace and Spirit.
Tourmaline has been known to treat paranoia, help overcome dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination. It also releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments and balances male-female energy within the body. Enhances energy and aids with removing blockages and provide migraine relief.
Black (Schorl): used to repel and protect against negativity and is excellent for deflecting radiation energy. It enhances ones physical well-being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity.
Brown (Dravite): used to clear and open the earth chakra, grounding you to the earth and protecting the aura. It assists in healing dysfunctional family relationships, and helps the user feel comfortable in social groups. It can also be used to treat intestinal disorders and skin issues.
Blue (Indicolite): Known as the crystal of Spirit and peace, providing for deep meditation and bringing past hurts to the surface for healing. It helps with the release of emotional bonds and frees the mind to explore a higher consciousness while amplifying one’s psychic abilities. It also increases the ability for clear and honest communication and lends courage to speak from the heart. Indicolite can also help with getting a good night’s sleep, night sweats and the recalling of vivid dreams. It also increases one’s commitment to and passion for the work that they do. Indicolite is considered a Shamanic stone and provides protection during ritual work and can also be used as a scrying tool. It is valued for it’s electrical tuning circuits and it’s durability to high frequencies that other crystals would shatter under. This crystal can be used for treating motion sickness, sinusitis and bacterial infections. It is also especially good for treating headaches and migraines.
Green (Verdelite): Known as nature’s best healing crystal for the physical heart, channeling its electrical energies into the center of one’s being. This crystal is useful in connecting one’s self spiritually to all plants and animals. It encourages strength, courage, stamina and vitality and is known to increase stamina, making it an excellent stone for athletes. It attracts luck, success, abundance and prosperity and also inspires creativity. Verdelite is used to treat chronic fatigue and exhaustion. It also stimulates cell regeneration which aids in the treating of cancers and growth imbalances. It is also valued for its pyroelectric and piezoelectric characteristics, meaning it can be charged by simply heating or rubbing it. This creates one positive end and one negative end on the crystal, allowing it to attract particles. This method was used by Dutch traders in the 1700s to pull ashes from their pipes for cleaning.
Pink (Rubellite): Known as a crystal aphrodisiac with energetic vibrations that encourage romance and passion. It supports one’s capacity to make and fulfill commitments of love in relationships and strengthens the ability to understand love with an open heart. The positive energies of
Rubellite promotes tactfulness and balances aggression or passivity. These energies also offer an increase in one’s physical endurance and stamina, supporting the need for survival and safety. Rubellite also stimulates blood circulation, spleen and liver functions and repairs vessels in the body, lessening muscle spasms and reducing chills. It also allows the transmutation of grief into feelings of joy and supports the resurrection of the “spark” in life.