Black Tourmaline’s energy is for protection and has been used so throughout history. Ancient peoples saw Black Tourmaline as a shield against negative spirits and destructive forces. In today’s society Black Tourmaline reminds us to let go of our own negative thoughts and work to correct self-destructive patterns and behaviors. Black Tourmaline helps to turning around one’s attitude and attracting positive energy into one life. Black Tourmaline is a crystal that is used during Chakra healing and is particularly good for the Base Chakra.