Hematite is said to be another strong grounding and balancing stone. This is a stone with a very strong protective energy. Hematite is believed to help to stimulate the mind, heighten self-confidence, willpower, and self-esteem. Many also believe that the stone can be used to not only help you feel safe and secure, but also to establish firmer inner boundaries, and stand up for yourself. It can help to bring balance in the areas of your life that are lacking balance and give you the energy and confidence needed to take risks.
Hematite is one stone that has a very high energy, which can bring about a dreamy or spacy experience for the user/wearer. This strong crystal energy works to align the chakras, balance your aura, and bring together the energies of the mind, body, and soul. These crystals are also believed to stimulate the mind, enhancing memory and promoting deep thought/critical thinking. Ancient healers believed the stone to help with development of logical thought processes, and aid you to reach the highest capacity possible.
Due to the stone’s red color, it is often called the ‘bloodstone’. With this pseudonym it becomes easier to believe that the stone also possesses healing abilities, specific to the blood. The stone is said to work to improve symptoms of blood disorders (anemia), as well as relieve stress, insomnia, and anxiety. Since Hematite is such a strong grounding stone it is able to help in focusing the mind and bring a sense of general calmness and serenity.
The ‘bloodstone’ is not only good for anemia but also to treat blood pressure disorders, promote kidney health, and regulate blood flow altogether. Hematite has also been found to be a great stone for pain relief working to treat headaches, leg cramps, fever, cramps, etc. The stone is also said to stimulate tissue regeneration in the blood helping to boost the body's immune system.