Black Tourmaline Metaphysical Properties
On the spiritual and emotional level, black tourmaline grounds your energy, opening up the connection between the Earth and your spirit and providing a pathway for light to enter the Earthly plane.
Using black tourmaline in meditation, or carrying it on your person, even sleeping with it in your pillowcase can give you a hefty dose of cleansing in your auric field that carries over into your physical body.
Black tourmaline is useful metaphysically for:
Grounding your energies to the Earth
Cleansing your aura
Psychic protection from negative entities
Getting rid of negative thoughts
Black Tourmaline Chakra Association
Black tourmaline is often associated with the root chakra, which controls our security, stability, and basic needs and all of the organs and body parts physically near the base of the spine.
Less often talked about, black tourmaline is associated with the Earth Star Chakra. The chakra just about 6" below the bottom of your feet. The Earth Star Charka is THE chakra of connection to the Earth and to oneness. It is the grounding point of the entire chakra system, and with black tourmalines special grounding abilities, you can see why it is a beautiful association for this chakra.