Hematite is one of the most abundant minerals on Earth’s surface & is an important source of iron ore. It has an extremely variable appearance & its luster can range from earthy to sub-metallic to metallic. Its color ranges include red to brown & black to gray to silver. Even though hematite has a highly variable appearance, it always produces a reddish streak.

Use of Hematite for Healing         

Hematite is especially effective at grounding & protecting, especially the military. Its other healing uses include:

  • harmonizes your mind, body & spirit


  • resonates with your Root Chakra
  • protects your soul during out of body journeying & grounds it back into the body
  • has strong Yang element, balances the meridians & restores Yin imbalances
  • dissolves negativity
  • protects your aura from negative energies, restoring peace & harmony
  • beneficial for legal matters
  • supports timid people, especially women
  • boosts self-esteem & self-confidence
  • enhances willpower & reliability
  • removes self-limitations and aids expansion
  • overcomes compulsions, bad habits & addictions
  • brings attention to unfulfilled desires that drive your life
  • helps with over-eating, smoking & any other form of over-indulgence
  • helps you to come to terms with mistakes you’ve made & learn from them rather than considering them as disasters
  • stimulates your concentration & focus – helps you to figure out problems of all sorts
  • enhances your memory & encourages original thought
  • useful for the study of mathematics & technical subjects
  • has a powerful connection with the blood and restores, strengthens & regulates the blood supply
  • can draw heat from the body such as fevers
  • aids circulatory problems such as Reynaud’s Disease & blood conditions such as Anemia
  • supports the kidneys by cleansing blood & regenerates tissue
  • stimulates the absorption of iron & the formation of red blood cells
  • treats leg cramps, anxiety & insomnia
  • aids spinal alignment & fractures