the name comes from the greek word for blood. heamtite has been used as an amulet against bleeding, and so is known as the “blood stone”. when arranged like the petals of a flower, it is referred to as the “iron rose”. native american folklore states that war paint made from hematite will make one invincible in battle. people in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries wore hematite jewelry during mourning.
gray-red, gray-black, brown-red, metallic gray
hematite is silver gray after it is polished. raw hematite is red.
brazil, china, canada, england and germany
on hematite tumled stones
best combined with:
feng shui use:
any negative direction (maintain sense of self)
stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body
draws heat from the body
helpful with fevers
increases resistance to stress and strengthening the body
it can be in direct contact with the skin, but results in inflammation for some people, so test it carefully on yourself before use
hematite will bring tranquility and emotional clarity
it improves relationships, makes a bond between friends
hematite strengthens self control
prevents negative energies form entering the aura
harmonizes mind, body and spirit
focus, concentration, grounding, courage and balancing yin yang
dissolves and transform negativity
gives us ability to focus on inner happiness
locations and rituals:
wear while doing ritual work
if you need your personal relationship to be better, carry a hematite with you always.
in jewelry it is best in a ring worn on the left hand.