Black Tourmaline grounds & heals you on a very powerful level. It is often used for arthritis & nervous system issues. Garnet is a stone of protection and of physical love & relationships. Garnet, known as the stone of living fire is excellent for manifestation and also for dealing with lawsuits. Both Black Tourmaline & Garnet are Root Chakra (First Chakra) stones: grounding, stability, protection, manifestation.