Pink Tourmaline Metaphysical Properties – A Stone of heart
Pink Tourmaline is a stone known for emotional healing and stimulate love. It is one of the best stones for treating illnesses in the heart. I am going to go through all pink tourmaline metaphysical properties in this article along with a brief introduction to this stone.
What is Pink Tourmaline?
Tourmaline is a considerably large group of “Boron Silicate” minerals. Tourmaline has been in use even before the middle ages in the Mediterranean region. But the stone got its commercial significance when the Dutch imported it from Sri Lanka to Europe in 1703.
Name “tourmaline” also stems from the Sinhalese (the main language of Sri Lanka) word “Thuramali” which means “multi colored”. It has a hexagonal crystal system, specific gravity between 2.8 to 3.3 and hardness between 7 to 7.5 in the Moh’s scale. (More technical information on tourmaline can be obtained from here)
Tourmaline is one of the most diverse gemstone groups when comes to color varieties. It occurs in pink, red, yellow, brown, blue, violet and black colors. Multicolored variations of tourmaline are also very popular and watermelon tourmaline (red and green) is one of the most favorite tourmaline variations.
The color different occurs due to differences in trace elements and for pink tourmaline, the trace element is manganese.
Certain different color variations of tourmaline are also called in their own trade name, for example, indicolite
for blue, rubellite for intense pink/red and verdelite for green tourmaline.
Brazil is the main supplier of tourmaline and Afghanistan, Australia, Myanmar, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are some other countries.
Pink tourmaline is also the birthstone for the month of September along with opal.
Pink Tourmaline Metaphysical Properties
Pink tourmaline is considered as the perfect stone to activate the heart chakra and pink color is also associated with heart, and love. Hence, it is a popular stone for engagement rings. This stone also represents feminine energies. Or, the yin energies as per the Chinese Ying and Yang energy (feminine and muscular energies) theory. I will take you through all the other pink tourmaline metaphysical properties under following categories.
- Emotional Benefits
- Physical Healing Benefits
- Chakra Healing and Energy Balancing
1. Emotional Benefits of Pink Tourmaline
Pink tourmaline is best known to heal emotional wounds a person has been suffering for a long time. Mainly, the emotional wounds from childhood. It treats the damages caused to the auric fields of a person from wrong attachments and abuse.
The stone brings joyful energies stimulating happiness and relaxation. Pink tourmaline contains a high lithium content which has strong calming effects, and hence it helps to calm the mind and the physical body as well.
The soothing energy pink tourmaline emits stimulates comforting feelings, ensuring security. It is also known as a stone which supports in alleviating stress, anxiety and obsessive behaviors. In fact, it is considered as one of the best stones to relieve stress and also stabilize emotional imbalances cause by stress.
Pink tourmaline is also good to free your mind from worries and depression. You can either wear or carry a pink tourmaline, crystal or a gem, with you in order to feel these benefits. When used to relieve stress, worries and obsessive behaviors, pink tourmaline works well with black tourmaline which has similar effects.
This stone is known as a great stone for children as it emits its powerful calming energies on them as well. It is especially useful on hyperactive kids and kids with sleeping problems.
Emotional numbness can also be treated with pink tourmaline. It will help those who are feeling numb to get back the lost passions, desires and enthusiasm.
Pink tourmaline is also considered as the best stone to provide emotional support for teenage mothers, during the pregnancy and also to bond with the child.
This stone can clear and cleanse the emotional body. Emotional barriers which are hindering the development of the spiritual mind can be alleviated by pink tourmaline and it helps to change emotional patterns positively.
Pink tourmaline is one of those stones where it spreads its positive effects to those who are around you as well. It will influence others to be tolerant and positive, and stimulate them to be more loving and kind.
2. Physical Healing Benefits of Pink Tourmaline
Healing properties is another key areas in pink tourmaline metaphysical properties.
It is a stone of heart when comes to the physical body as well, just like it is for the emotional body. It helps to calm the heart and has positive effects on the health condition known as angina (It is the chest pain which occurs when the heart muscle doesn’t receive enough oxygen-rich blood). It also helps to stabilize irregular heartbeat and in the recovery process from a heart attack.
The balancing effects it has on the body helps to balance brain signals and activities and thereby assists to achieve a balanced mental state as well.
This stone assists in treatments for all women’s reproductive system conditions and especially in regulating the menstrual cycle to facilitate conception. It also provides support for both girls and boys physically when they are approaching sexual maturity.
Pink tourmaline is believed to be beneficial for spinal code related issues including injuries, the nervous system issues and migraine. It is also good for treating abnormalities in the endocrine system, skin disorders and lungs.
Tourmaline in general is considered as a great stone to create the balance between the two brain hemispheres which creates a balance between mental processes and the auric body.
It helps to reduce fear, and dyslexia by improving the eye/hand coordination and processing of information. Tourmaline is also used to treat motion sickness.
3. Chakra Healing and Energy Balancing
As it was mentioned earlier, pink tourmaline is the best stone to stimulate the heart chakra. It also clears and strengthen the link between the crown and heart chakras. This enables the heart to receive the higher level spiritual inspirations. This influence pf pink tourmaline helps to remove the fear of love and also strengthen greater human qualities such as compassion and sympathy.
Pink tourmaline metaphysical properties holds an important place in the field of crystal and gemstone meanings, mainly due its powerful effects on the heart chakra. But as I explained in the article, there are many other emotional and physical healing benefits of pink tourmaline as well.
I hope you managed to get a good understanding on the various benefits and powers of pink tourmaline. Please let me known if you have any questions and also, share this article among your friends who love crystals and gemstones.