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How To Use Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline Properties

Black Tourmaline is a crystal that connects us with the grounding, protective nature of the Earth. It resonates with the Feet and Root Chakras to help us find stability and support. In this article, you will learn how to use Black Tourmaline to harness it’s properties of protection, transmuting negativity, and grounding.

Black Tourmaline Supports….

Here are some of the life situations that can benefit from a Black Tourmaline practice.

  • Live or work in a toxic environment
  • In a foul mood with no apparent trigger
  • Need energetic or spiritual protection
  • Want to feel safe in your home or when you sleep
  • Need to step back from the chaos of life or intense emotions
  • Feeling scattered and need to focus

Black Tourmaline Properties

This crystal is a stone that resonates with the Foot and Root Chakras. It relies heavily on the strong, depth of energy from the Earth. Working with Black Tourmaline will connect you the Earth and allow access to the protective and transformative abilities of the Earth. All of the practices described below enable you to use Black Tourmaline energy to tap into the power of the Earth.

how to use black tourmaline
how to use black tourmaline

How to Use Black Tourmaline

The following Crystal Practices will help you learn how to use Black Tourmaline to support your everyday life situations and challenges. These exercises are intended to only take a few minutes to help you receive the energy you need to handle the situation.

Using Black Tourmaline for Protection

This practice is useful if you feel in need of energetic protection from the toxicity of the environment, spirit entities, nightmares, the ill intentions of others, or when you are afraid of being vulnerable.

  • Hold a piece of Black Tourmaline in your Receiving (non-dominant) hand
  • Imagine roots growing down into the Earth from your legs or feet.
  • As you inhale, intend or sense energy rising from the Earth, up the roots, and gathering at your center.
  • As you exhale, send the energy outward to form a strong, white bubble surrounding you completely.
  • This bubble of Earth and Black Tourmaline energy will remain around you and protect you even as you direct your focus elsewhere.

Using Black Tourmaline to Release Negativity

This practice is especially useful if you are in a grumpy mood, are stuck in a cycle of negative thinking, or feel surrounded my others’ negativity.

  • Hold a piece of Black Tourmaline in your Sending (dominant) hand.
  • You can stand or sit in a chair for this practice. Ensure your feet are flat on the ground.
  • Bring your attention to your breathing. Then bring your awareness to the negativity around you or within you.
  • Imagine roots growing down into the Earth from your legs or feet.
  • If you are feeling negative, as you exhale allow these feelings to melt down into the Earth beneath you. It will be accepted and recycled by the Earth.
  • If the negativity surrounds you, imagine or intend that it slides off of you and slips down into the Earth. Negative energy cannot accumulate and affect your own energy.

Using Black Tourmaline for Grounding and Stability

Use this practice if you feel mentally scattered or disconnected, adrift or lost, caught up in the chaos of a current situation, want to cultivate presence and mindfulness, or just want some moments of peace and stillness.

  • Hold a piece of Black Tourmaline in your Receiving (non-dominant) hand.
  • Bring your attention to how it feels to breath. What are the physical sensations?
  • Bring you awareness to those places on your body that touch the cushion, chair, or floor beneath you. Notice the sensation of your connection to the Earth.
  • Imagine roots growing down into the Earth from your legs or feet.
  • Feel the firm, stable energy to the Earth. The roots will keep your supported and stable.

Learn More about the Benefits of Black Tourmaline

If you enjoyed learning how to use Black Tourmaline with these crystal practices – Check out these videos to learn more about the supportive properties of Black Tourmaline and how it can help you in practical life situations. Experience a guided meditation with Black Tourmaline to determine if Black Tourmaline is a gemstone you should explore deeper.

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