Green Tourmaline Meanings
Keywords: Healing, strength, vitality and wholeness
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Green Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties:
Green Tourmaline is a powerful heart-activation stone that brings an invigorating energy of growth and expansion to the emotional body. It creates a resonance that benefits the heart chakra and thereby it is thought to also support the physical heart. Green Tourmaline is believed to help calm the nervous system & emotions.
Green Tourmaline History and Uses:
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Green Tourmaline Geological Description:
Green Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. Green Tourmaline is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Affirmation: I am physically whole and vibrantly alive. The strength of my heart fills and surrounds me and I am a positive force in the world.