An effective grounding stone, Tourmaline Quartz strengthens the body’s energy field against external invasion and deflects detrimental environmental influences. It is often seen as a symbol of unity and is an effective problem solver. It eliminates crystalized patterns, which are, or may have been, destructive in one's own life and releases tensions at any level. It's liberating power against negative energy can be used to assist us to actualize the strength needed to alleviate negative or hostile relationships and situations. Tourmaline Quartz balances yin and yang energies. It harmonizes disparate and opposite elements and polarities and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones. Psychologically, it helps to integrate and heal the shadow energies, alleviating self-sabotage.