||"Brain-like," red or gray when unpolished. Shiny when polished. Heavy. All sizes
ATTRIBUTES: Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting. It harmonizes mind, body, and spirit and used for out of body journeying, it protects the soul and grounds it back into the body. This stone has a strong yang element and balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalances and dissolving negativity and prevents negative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. Hematite is said to be beneficial for legal situations and is strong and supports timed women, boosts self-esteem and survivability, enhances willpower and reliability, and imparts confidence. This stone removes self-limitations and aids expansion. It is a useful stone for overcoming compulsions and addictions, bringing attention to the unfulfilled desires that are driving life. It also treats overeating, smoking, and any other form of overindulgence. Hematite helps you to come to terms with mistakes and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters. It also stimulates concentration and focus, and enhances memory and original thought to bring the minds attention to basic survival needs and helps to sort out problems of all kinds. This is a useful stone for the study of mathematics and technical subjects and has a strong connection with the blood. It restores, strengthens, and regulates the blood supply and can draw heat from the body.
HEALING: Hematite aids circulatory problems such as Reynauds Disease and blood conditions such as anemia. It supports the kidneys in cleansing blood and it regenerates tissue. Hematite stimulates the absorption of iron and the formation of red blood cells. It treats leg cramps, anxiety, and insomnia, and aids spinal alignment and fractures.