Untitled DocumentHematite is a metallic gray iron oxide mineral with a hardness of about 6. Its name comes from the Greek word for blood, since when it is cut, the coolant becomes red. Gem grade Hematite is found in Europe, Brazil & the USA.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say that Hematite can assist in purification of the energies of our physical and energetic circulatory systems. It is the the most widely used stone for 'grounding', and it is said to energize both the root chakra at the base of the spine & the 'Earth Star' below the feet. Hematite is known as a "stone for the mind". It brings mental organization and is very grounding and calming. It helps with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics. It decreases negativity and can help balance the body/mind/spirit. Physically it has been used to keep the body cool, to decrease blood disorders, nervous problems and insomnia, as well as align the spine and mend broken bones. Hematite is associated with the root (base) chakra. . Hematite is good at grounding out excess energy and acting as a stabilizing force. "The Emotional Support Stone". Hematite protects the Heart that loves. Protects against "wounding". Reflects back negativity and reduces stress to the whole body. Helps ground love energy so it doesn't fly away when challenged. Excellent for blood circulation and helps reduce leg and back pain. Also known as "The Stress Stone".
All in the Mind??
If you use crystals to enhance your wealth, well being, for love, to calm your nerves, or health elements such as digestion, manic depression, or if you simply like to hold them while you meditate as I do.
Is it all in the mind, or is it?
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