Tourmaline and Its Types
Tourmaline is shiny, opaque or transparent, long striated hexagonal stone and is found in all sizes. It is easily obtained from a specialist store. Tourmaline is mainly found in Sri Lanka, Australia, Afghanistan, United States and Western Australia. According to gemstone specification, Tourmaline is found in various types. Some of the important varieties of tourmaline are:
Black Tourmaline – It is black in color and helps to connect to the base chakra of the body. It encourages a positive attitude, no matter what the circumstances, and stimulates altruism and practical creativity. Black Tourmaline defends against debilitating diseases and strengthens the immune system.
Blue Tourmaline – It is useful in activating the throat chakra of the body. It promotes visions and opens the way for service to others. It carries the ray of peace and dissolves sadness and blocked feelings, bringing up gently to the surface to be healed and dissipated.
Brown Tourmaline – It is an excellent grounding stone. Clears and opens the earth chakra and the grounding cord holding the physical body in the incarnation. It clears the aura, aligns the etheric body and protects it. This stone also heals dysfunctional family relationships and strengthens empathy.
Green Tourmaline – Is an excellent healer and is helpful for visualization and opens the heart chakra of the body, promotes compassion and brings peace and balance the joy. Green Tourmaline promotes openness and patience and dispels fears. It magnetizes the wearer to prosperity and abundance.
Pink Tourmaline – Is an aphrodisiac. It attracts love in the material and spiritual world. It helps in providing assurance that it is safe to love. It disperses emotional pain and old destructive feelings through the heart chakra, which it cleanses, synthesize love with spirituality.
Red Tourmaline – It strengthens the ability to understand love, promotes tactfulness, sociability and extroversion. It is useful in healing the digestive system of the body and energizes the sacral chakra and increases creativity at all level.
Watermelon Tourmaline – Is the “super activator” of the heart chakra and links it to the higher self and fosters love, tenderness, and friendship. This stone instills patience and teaches tact and diplomacy. Watermelon Tourmaline is beneficial for the relationship and helps to find the joy in situations.
Yellow Tourmaline – It stimulates the solar plexus and enhances personal power. It opens the spiritual pathway and benefits intellectual pursuits and business affairs. It heals and treats the stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, and gallbladder.