Hematite and its Metaphysical Healing Properties
Hardness (Mohs): 5.5–6.5
Color: Metallic gray, dull to bright red
Luster: Metallic to splendent
Locations: Canada, Australia, Mexico North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Greenland, the Pacific Ocean, Naha, and Japan. Hematite has also been found on Mars
Hematite Keywords for Metaphysical Healing Properties: Stability, Grounding
The name Hematite comes from ancient Greek passed on to Latin, meaning ‘blood’ referring to the rich red color of hematite being the color of blood. The polished form of hematite is silvery gray-black in color. In the natural environment, hematite tends to be found in its iron oxide form. Much of the Australian inner desert areas are rich in hematite and pictures of this landscape are naturally saturated in deep orange and red.
Hematite is a stone that is most effectively used for grounding and stabilizing energy and for protection. In creative and spiritual practices, Hematite is an excellent stone to keep connected to the physical plane reality. Hematite will help to the stability of consciousness still anchored in the physical body so that your spiritual learnings and travels can be done safely and things learned can be brought back to daily life more easily.
Hematite will help to maintain the stability of consciousness still anchored in the physical body. Hematite can help with safely undertaking spiritual travels, such as OOBE and things learned can be brought back to daily life more easily.
Red Ochre is a variety of hematite used for permanent coloring in ‘primitive’ Dreamtime art, such as that of the Australian Aboriginals, and in traditional Western paint pigments, and in ancient Western spiritual drawings such as in the caves of Lascaux. It is has been carried in medicine pouches and had related spiritual uses in ancient shamanic practices.
Hematite can be used at the corners of a room or property as a simple but protective ‘spiritual crystal grid’.
Mental and Emotional Properties
Hematite is used to bring mental organization and is very grounding and calming. It can help with original creative thinking, logical thinking, mathematics.
Emotionally, Hematite decreases negative energy in an environment. Hematite can help balance the body/mind/spirit connection; especially during intense spiritual practices or a dramatic spiritual experience (such as an NDE) when such experience makes it difficult to continue living in and making sense of physical existence and restrictions. Hematite is also said to balance the meridians, boost self-esteem, and boost self-confidence.
Hematite is associated with the root (base) chakra.
Hematite Polished Form Jewelry
A Hematite bracelet made by Voltlin that can bring the benefits of contact with this stone to the wearer.
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Hematite Pave Form Jewelry
A bracelet made by Voltlin that is a blend of high-quality micro pave beads, magnetic hematite, and .925 sterling silver. To see more information about this bracelet and how to buy one from Voltlin, click on the image.