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.
Zodiac sign: Capricorn, Scorpio
Malachite amplifies both positive and negative energies. It is an important protection stone. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants easily, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It should be cleansed before and after use by placing it on a quartz cluster in the sun. This stone also guards against radiation of all kinds. Psychologically Malachite is a stone of transformation. It shows what is blocking your spiritual growth, draws out deep feelings, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns and teaches how to take responsibility for one's actions, thoughts and feelings.
HEALING: Malachite is useful for any kind of cramps, childbirth, lowers blood pressure, treats asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, tumors, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid. It stimulates the liver to release toxins, reducing acidification of tissues.