Chakra: Sacral, Solar Plexus, Third Eye
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Pietersite is a powerful protection stone, especially against the elements. It calms nervous people and animals during storms, protects when driving in bad weather, and guards homes and businesses against storm damage. It also acts as a shield against the adverse effects of technology, particularly if you work long hours with a computer or live near a mobile phone mast. Pietersite is an extremely supportive and strengthening stone for overcoming addictions. Pietersite boosts self-esteem. It is especially empowering for creative people who lack confidence in their abilities.
HEALING: It is useful for stimulating and strengthening the nerves and brain. It eases headaches, nervous diseases, breathing difficulties, stomach pain and dizziness. Pietersite stimulates the pituitary gland, balancing the endocrine system and the production of hormones governing metabolism, blood pressure, growth, sex, and body temperature.
Zodiac sign: Libra
Black Tourmaline protects against electromagnetic smog, radiation, psychic attack, ill-wishing and negative energies of all kind. It increases physical vitality, dispersing tension and stress. It clears negative thoughts and promotes a laid-back attitude and objective neutrality with clear rational thought processes. It encourages a positive attitude, no matter what the circumstances, and stimulates altruism and practical creativity.
HEALING: Black Tourmaline draws off negative energy. It defends against debilitating disease, strengthens the immune system, treats dyslexia and arthritis. It provides pain relief and realigns the spinal column.