Hematite, is the mineral form of iron oxide (Fe2O3). Hematite is a mineral, colored black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. The name “Hematite” is derived from the Greek word “Haimatos” which means “blood red”. This is because when ground into a fine powder Hematite is always red.
Many believe those metallic magnetic stones are Hematite yet they are misled. Those magnetic stones are actually an artificial man made version of Hematite called Hematine, composed of a barium-strontium-ferrite. Hematine is more affordable and easier to produce in many different forms which appeal too many.
One can tell if the mineral is Hematite or Hematine by placing a magnet to both. The Hematite will be drawn to it but the Hematite itself is not magnetic. While Hematine is magnetic.
Enhances memory, motor skills, dissolves negativity, peace, grounding. Protects the body from toxic energies. Encourages a self of self while aiding in self forgiveness. Hematite is is most effective for grounding oneself in the body and in the physical world. It can counter react spaciousness and confusion. It aligns the chakras while pulling down stray energies down through the meridian system to the Root Chakra, creating a solid foundation. Hematite can assist one in bringing one's dreams and aspirations into reality and learning the difference between a true vision and fantasy. Having a strong yang element it balances ying imbalances. Hematite enhances will power, reliability, and imparts confidence removing self-limitations. Mentally stimulating concentration and focus.
Aids blood conditions such as anemia
Supports the Kidneys in cleansing blood
Stimulates absorption of Iron and the formation of red blood cells
Chakra - Root (1st)
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