Metaphysical Properties of hematite
Hematite is an amazing and supportive gemstone, absorbing the negative energies that plague you and giving you room to cultivate positivity where they used to be. Hematite soothes and calms, reducing stress and harmful emotions as it grounds you through your Root Chakra. Many consider Hematite a shielding stone, as it protects those who wear or work with it from malicious intentions and ambient negative energy. Hematite’s grounding qualities promote better focus and emotional equilibrium, the building blocks for creativity, confidence, and security.
Hematite (also spelled Haematite) is a hard, brittle stone which may break if dropped or hit against other hard surfaces. Hematite derives its name from the Greek word for “Blood”, and inclusions of Hematite within other stones often cause them to take on a reddish shade. it is best known in its deep-grey metallic form which is a Specular Iron Ore.