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History of Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a captivating gemstone with a history dating back thousands of years, originating in Sri Lanka and cherished by ancient civilizations like the Egyptians and Romans. Its name, "tourmaline," finds its roots in the Sinhalese term "turmali," signifying "mixed gemstones." This crystal boron silicate mineral offers a spectrum of colors, from black and pink to green, blue, and the unique watermelon variety, blending pink and green shades, and is renowned for its spiritual and physical healing properties.

Tourmaline Healing Properties

Spiritual Healing Properties: Tourmaline is believed to be a powerful stone for protection and grounding. It is said to create a protective shield around the wearer, deflecting negative energies and promoting a sense of security. Different colors of Tourmaline are associated with specific spiritual properties. For example, black Tourmaline is known for its ability to absorb and transmute negative energies, while pink Tourmaline is associated with love, compassion, and emotional healing.

Physical Healing Properties: Tourmaline is thought to have various healing benefits. It is believed to help balance and align the chakras, promoting overall energy flow and vitality. Tourmaline is also said to support the immune system, enhance circulation, and relieve stress and anxiety.

How we use Tourmaline

Discover how we, at Yoga & Oils, integrate Tourmaline into our practices and everyday life.


  • Incorporate Tourmaline into your jewelry collection, such as pendants, bracelets, or earrings. Choose the color that aligns with your intentions or desired healing effects, allowing the stone's energy to remain close to your body throughout the day.

During meditation

  • During meditation, hold a piece of Tourmaline in your hand or place it on the corresponding chakra. Visualize the stone's energy grounding you and forming a protective shield, enhancing your meditation experience.

Intentionally placed around the home

  • Placing Tourmaline by the front entrance to your home cleanses the energy of anyone coming in, ensuring positive energy and vibes. This creates a harmonious and balanced environment. Also placing a Tourmaline under the bed helps keep away bad dreams.


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As always, if there's anything more you’d like to know feel free to contact us at yogaandoilsnz@gmail.com, through our socials, or pop into the crystal shop for a visit at 3 Walton Street, Te Awamutu.

With Peace, Clarity and always a touch of Magic,

The Yoga & Oils Team


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