Provides a layer of protection while investigating the non-physical realms. A very strong stone, it has very powerful defensive qualities. Helps balance the energy centers of the body. Helps the body remove toxins, particularly heavy metals.
AFFINITY Kidney, Lung — bringing energy downwards, towards restoration and away from activity.
+ Black tourmaline works deeply into our being - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. The strongest of the crystal kingdom, it assists in coming to terms with fear, helping to move it out instead of keeping it bottled in (where it increases.)
+ It’s helpful in the process of self-discovery.
+ It’s helpful for exposure to all types of radiation.
Flavor does not refer to the actual taste of the crystal but to one of its properties. Sweet is expansive and nourishing. Spicy is energetic, uplifting and stimulating. Bitter brings energy downwards and helps detoxify. Sour tightens things up (think of sucking on a lemon). Salty consolidates.
Energetics of various organs are the properties that define what each does. In terms of moving/releasing/creating energy, the liver brings energy upwards. The heart circulates energy. The spleen harmonizes energy. The lungs bring energy downwards. The kidneys embrace energy.
Chemical Formula: (Ca,K,Na,)(Al,Fe,Li,Mg,Mn)3(Al,Cr, Fe,V)(BO3)3(Si,Al,B)6O18(OH,F)4