➤ Written By Liz Oakes
Hematite crystals are known for their action to provide pain relief, and have an excellent grounding and balancing energy.
They are powerful aids to stimulate the mind and will heighten self confidence, self worth, willpower and self esteem.
They enhance the memory and evoke deep thought, and are beneficial if you desire to stimulate your mind for higher learning.
They are most helpful, especially in the field of mathematics and technical studies.
They have a highly protective energy and are good to help women who lack courage.
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They are good healing crystals for you to use to assist the development of logical thought processes, and help you to reach the highest capacity possible.
The energy of these stones have a strong physical grounding energy, that vibrates strongly at the base or root chakra.
It was originally named Haematite, which dated back to antiquity, but the spelling was changed to remove the "a". This name relates to the Greek word meaning blood.
The meaning of it's name is due to the fact that it is commonly a deep red color, which closely resembles the color of blood.
Its color may also be grayish black, brownish, orange red or have a silvery metallic lustre.
Hematite has been found in a large number of locations, including Africa, Sweden, Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Western Australia, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and the United States.
Many people associate Hematite with the silvery grey colored stones, which are made from ground up, reconstituted stone.
Naturally occurring Hematite crystals like the one pictured below are less common and they may be tabular in form or may occur as rosettes.
It also occurs as a red inclusion in quartz crystals, see image below, and these crystals may occur in a variety of quartz formations.
The silvery Hematite stones and magnetic beads that many people wear are made from reconstituted Hematite. They have some different metaphysical properties that are very useful.
Hematite in quartz crystal, like the one shown below, has various names given to it.
This includes the names 'Red Quartz' and Hematoid Quartz, which usually refers to stones like the one shown here that are commonly a deeper red color which is overlaid clear quartz.
The name Ferruginous Quartz may also be used to refer to a piece of quartz that contains a good concentration of either Hematite or Limonite.
The name Agnitite is another name used but this name as well as Harlequin Quartz or Fire Quartz is often used when referring to crystals that have red dots or strings of Hematite within them.
Hematite crystals have an excellent vibration that aids spiritual grounding and balancing.
They are excellent female stones that may also help to establish peace, harmony and happiness in your life.
Hematite is known to assist timid women to have heightened confidence and they are known to boost self-esteem.
Hematite crystals are also helpful to aid you to overcome addictions. So if you need help with this, it may be a good idea to carry a piece on the body to enhance your health.
If you use it at the solar plexus also known as the power chakra, this energy may enhance your willpower and personal magnetism.
Hematite has a number of healing properties that make them good stones for crystals healers to use.
Health problems that
are aided by using Hematite includes their action to strengthen the liver and
to support the health of the spleen.
The use of the hematite magnetic bracelets or pendants can be an easy and highly beneficial way to use these stones.
Hematite crystals are said to be very helpful to aid problems in the blood system, and blood disorders such as anemia, and are known to be helpful to assist you to absorb iron.
This crystal is said to aid in the formation of new red blood cells, as it helps the production of blood within the bone marrow.
It has a good action to help broken bones or fractures to heal properly.
They will help to relieve any spaciness you may feel especially if you have been working with high vibration crystals.
Using these grounding crystals will help to settle you and totally ground your energy to earth, as they help you to make a stronger connection to the earth.
Any excess energy will move down via the base chakra to the earth chakra, to Mother Gaia.
This will help to prevent a range of health problems that can develop from continuing to be ungrounded.
This stone is highly protective, and is useful to protect and seal your aura field to prevent intrusion from unwanted entities while undertaking spiritual journeying.
If you have been using high vibration stones in meditation, especially stones that stimulate the third eye chakra and crown chakra, Hematite crystals will ground you spiritually on your return.
These crystals can be beneficial to stabilize your energy field, to allow you to keep your connection both with Mother Gaia and with Spirit.
The energy of Hematite crystals and stones will help to balance your aura and align your chakras, as it brings together the energy of the mind, body and spirit.
Sometimes when you work with high crystal energy stones you can become dreamy or spacy.
Instead of integrating the vibration throughout your entire chakra system, you may lose yourself to the high vibration energy.
These stones can be very helpful to assist you to embody the high vibration energy while at the same time aiding you to let go of any excess of energy.
This is important, as spaciness can make it hard to operate effectively, and to get on with day to day living.
Hematite crystals are not just for grounding as they aid you to integrate the energy of the physical and the spiritual.
This type of grounding helps to bring the flow of light energy down from the higher chakras and throughout the entire body.
Lightbody energy is highly beneficial if it is balanced, rather than allowing it to be diffused erratically. It is not simply good enough to work with the high vibration energy.
While it is all very nice, and highly beneficial in so many ways it is also important to bring through the energy of spirit to the physical to manifest it within your life.
It may be beneficial to use one of these stones when you are meditating to aid tranquility and to help to calm your thoughts.
They are beneficial crystals for happiness that may elevate your emotions and make you feel happier about your life situation.
Magnetic bracelets and necklaces made from Hematite are now quite common, and you will find them on the zodiac birthstone list page.
Not only are they excellent to aid spiritual grounding, but they also have a number of other excellent healing qualities and are powerful to keep on the body.
Beads made from Hematite crystals are very easy to get as jewelry, and can be found as bracelets or necklaces, and come in a range of different styles.
They are birthstones for Aquarius, so read more about them and also about the Gemini birthstones as they are also listed there.
They are available at a large number of places, and you may find you are also able to get birthstone jewelry made from this stone.
Hematite jewelry is easy to find, including Hematite rings, bracelets and necklaces, that are highly beneficial to wear.
These crystals are excellent to relieve headaches, especially those associated with using high vibration crystals and becoming ungrounded.
They are also good stones to use to grid your home to help to prevent negative energy build up.
In my own home, they are in each of the corners of the home, and in my study where the computer is located.
This room has extra ones to aid the dissipation of energy build up from the electromagnetic fields created.
They are good crystals for pain relief that are good to use to place on the body in healing layouts, one at each chakra to balance the energy flow in the body.
They may also bring pain relief to back problems if placed at intervals along the spine.
Hematite is easy to buy and if you wish to stimulate your mind for higher learning, they are most helpful, especially if you work in the area of mathematics and technical studies.
These stones are said to embody both the yin and the yang energies, the male and the female energy, which you require to be in balance for good health.
They are very beneficial to remedy yin imbalances in your system, and are also helpful to aid you to let go of negativity and feel more at peace.
In summary: they have a quite protective energy and are advantageous stones to help women who lack courage.
They are excellent crystals for friendship, and will help to heighten self confidence, will power, self-esteem and love for self.
These crystals are beneficial to stimulate the mind and they enhance memory and induce deep thought.
They will help with the development of logical thought processes, and aid you to reach the highest capacity possible.
What are the best, most beneficial crystals to combine with Hematite?
It is beneficial to use other strong grounding stones with Hematite crystals, and in particular with the black crystals.
Grounding stones that combine well with it includes Tourmilated Quartz, Black Tourmaline, Black Obsidian, Black Amethyst and Smoky Quartz .
This stone has a very similar structure to another magnetic stone known as Lodestone or Magnetite, seen in image below. These two crystals are highly compatible when used together.
This is one of the minerals contained in Black Amethyst, and it will combine well with it to boost grounding.
As it has a strong resonance at the lower chakras, you may choose to use it with the base chakra stones including with Dravite also known as Brown Tourmaline, Black Obsidian Stone (seen above), Jet, Staurolite or Unakite.
To help you with overcoming addictions it may be beneficial to combine this stone with other stones that are also known to aid addictions.
You may like to use it with stones such as Purple Amethyst Crystals, Smithsonite, Tantalite or Datolite, which are all excellent to help you to let go of addictive substances or behavior.
If you could use some help to stimulate your willpower, you could combine them with Iron Pyrite, Orange Carnelian, Dumortierite or Malachite, and use them at the solar plexus chakra.
To aid this stones strong action to help you to harmonize your male-female energies you may choose to use it with other crystals that have the same action.
Stones such as Lapis Lazuli, Shaman Stones, Iolite or Sphalerite are good choices.
If you wish to use this stone to boost your memory, combine it with other stones that also aid the memory, such as Baryte, Axinite, Green Calcite or Albite, pictured below.
Other crystals for memory that have a good action to enhance your memory and focus includes Emerald Stone, Thenardite, Rosasite and Diaspore.
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Note: When you use the vibration of crystals to help and support your healing remember that crystals are part of an holistic approach to your health.
Metaphysical healing uses universal energy so does not stand alone and can be used with any other type of healing.
Using the energy of crystals for healing yourself is about finding a way to enhance conventional medicine not replace it. So always seek out medical treatment for any worrying health issue.
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