In crystal healing Black tourmaline is known for its ability to protect and purify. It repels negativity and is said to convert it into positive energy. It is a wonderfully protective stone to wear or carry if you feel the weight of others’ emotions around you.
It is good for enhancing concentration, increasing confidence and a sense of ones own inner power, it is also an inspirational stone stone to have around. It is said to significantly decrease the symptoms and emotions of stress whilst calming anxiety and promoting emotional stability.
As well as emotional stress Black Tourmaline is also recognized as being a good protector against electromagnic stress so always keep a piece next to your computer.
In physical Healing Black tourmaline assists the body to remain balanced between the left and right sides of the brain.