What is Tourmaline Crystal?
The name “Tourmaline” is used for several different but related minerals that come in rich and varied colors. They are piezoelectric—when they are heated, they produce an electrical potential (different electrical charges at opposite ends).
The Piezoelectric Effect of Tourmaline
They are piezoelectric—when they are heated, they produce an electrical potential (different electrical charges at opposite ends).
As the Tourmaline is heated, it pushes some of the atoms closer together or further apart, upsetting the balance of positive and negative charges.
This effect causes the net electrical charges to appear. This effect carries through the whole structure, so net Positive and Negative charges appear on the opposite, outer faces of the crystal.
Therapeutic Effects of Tourmaline Crystals
The power of Tourmaline is best experienced during the process of detoxification. The far infrared rays created by Tourmaline produce the same resonance in the body that is commonly found in water. This form of 'Resonance Absorption' helps relieve stress, increase alertness, stimulate circulation, and boost the immune system.