Hematite is a mineral with a high iron content, we see it from the livers magnetized (polarized) to make games. Its name comes from the laton hematite which means blood, when hematite is reduced and wet it becomes red as blood. It is also called bloodstone, anhydroferrite, micaceous iron, red oxidized iron, specular iron, brown hematite, red hematite, hematitogelite.
Virtues in lithotherapy :
Therapeutic efficacy: important.
Market availability: important.
Observed price: low.
Efficacy, availability and price are based on an observed average, these indications depend on people, sellers, periods.
Actions on the emotional and spiritual :
Hematite allows you to listen to yourself and others, it teaches patience. It brings courage and self-confidence to go beyond one’s usual limits, it is a good help to fight against addictions whether it is drugs or bad behaviour. This stone is stress-relieving, it promotes the balance of our male side, which represents self-affirmation, action in the matter.
Actions on the physical:
In lithotherapy it acts on the diseases of the blood and lack of iron, it is useful against anaemia, haemophilia, leukaemia, lymphomas, all disorders related to blood and especially the lack of iron in the blood. Hematite regulates the flow of monstrations. It has a defatizing action and reduces leg cramps.
Purification and recharging :
After a while the stone has given all the energy it could, it can be energetically purified by depositing it on a bed of coarse salt for several hours. For more efficiency you can then charge it in the sun or in natural light.
Zodiac signs for which the need for this stone is potentially the most important:
Scorpio, Capricorn, Ram.
Associated main chakra:
1 st root chakra.
Lithotherapy is part of alternative energy therapies, it does not replace so-called modern medicine, the indications given are drawn from feedback from users, cultures, and reference books in the field. For any medical problem please consult your doctor.
The color of the mineral can be gray, black, brown, gray, bluish, red.
Its chemical composition is iron(III) oxide of formula Fe2O3.
Its crystallization is Rhombohedral.
The mineral comes mainly from Spain, Norway and Brazil.
Hematite can be found in specialized shops in its raw state or polished, cut, made into pendants, bracelets, necklaces.
Also read: Fluorite properties