Strongly protective and grounding, hematite raises your levels of confidence. This stone harmonizes the mind, body, and spirit to anchor you in this world by connecting to the core of Mother Earth. It balances your meridians, helps you focus, and provides support when you are vulnerable. Hematite dissolves negative energies and prevents them from entering your personal energy field. This helps restore peace and harmony to your body.
This is a good stone for those who are timid or shy. It boosts your self-esteem, enhances willpower, and helps with confidence. It also helps reign in impulses. Use hematite when meditating and during out-of-body journeying, as it protects the soul and grounds it back into your body afterwards.
If you are someone who often feels energetically dirty in group settings, carry hematite to create a powerful shield which will provide protection against EMF smog, as well as physical and emotional stress. It is also useful for frequent travelers, martial artists, and those navigating legal issues involving contracts.
The ancient Greeks believed hematite was created when the god Saturn killed his father, Uranus.
Hematite was often called bloodstone because it looked like blood when pulverized or when heated.
An Old Ancient Egyptian papyrus recommends Hematite to control bleeding and reduce inflammation.
Ancient Mesopotamians believed Hematite cured eye ailments and issues with the liver.
Ancient Babylonians made a paste of Hematite and covered their soldiers in it, as they believed it ensured success in battle. This was because the stone was then closely associated Mars, the god of war.
Hematite is a common mineral that has been found worldwide in a variety of colors. Learn more about hematite from a geological perspective here.
This stone is connected to the Earth star, base, past life, crown. It makes for an excellent base chakra stone.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
This stone is associated with Aquarius and Aries.
Hematite is thought to strengthen the body and the blood. It aids the circulatory system, helps with anemia, and supports the kidneys by cleansing the blood.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Hematite at Crystal Life
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