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Hematite Metaphysical Properties


Stone Name: Hematite

Other Stone Name(s):
Hematite Iron also once called "Bloodstone"
Alaska Black Diamond

Stone Specifics :
Stone of Grounding
Stone of Higher Mind
Stone of the Mind

Keywords: Grounding, Anxiety, Memory, Vitality, Power, Determination

Stone Color: Silver, Grey, Black to Steel, Rusty Red

Stone Origin: Most Ancient references, to what is now called Hematite, were for a mineral named Bloodstone. It is not the Bloodstone we know of today, but Hematite which is known to work with blood issues. It also may be ground into a powder that is the color of blood.

According to legend, the Hematite crystal was used as a powerful talisman for warriors in the north of England because it was believed to preserve the blood or life essence of a fallen soldier wounded in battle.

General: Hematite is said to help to absorb negative energy and any toxic emotions. Hematite can calm a troubled mind by giving clarity and focus. Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. Hematite grounds and protects; it strengthens our connection with the earth, giving a safe and secure feeling. Hematite utilises the magnetic qualities to balance the body and to provide a stable equilibrium. It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. 

Magical Powers:
~ Counteracts spaciness and confusion
~ Balances and strengthens the auric field
~ Pull stray energies to the root chakra and disperses them into the earth
~ Promotes common sense and clarity of thought
~ Helps one to identify and realize practical solutions
~ Assists one to manifest dreams into reality
~ Aids in detoxification and expulsion of wastes
~ Helps with emotional pain
~ Grounds and balances
~ Clears negative feelings
~ Increases mental organization
~ Helps de-stress

Elements: Fire, Earth

Chakras: Root (1st)

Zodiac: Aries, Aquarius

Mohs Hardness: 5 - 6.5

Location: Hematite is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Russia, South Africa, UK, and USA

Composition: Iron Oxide

Hematite Properties

Hematite Stone Meaning

Hematite Healing Stones

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