Hematite is a stone that is most commonly -- and most strongly -- used to ground or stabilize and for protection. Hematite is used to bring mental organization and is very grounding and calming. It can help with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics, any type of thinking which requires significant mental organization. Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity. This lowering of negativity can benifit by helping balance the body/mind/spirit connection. It also is said to balance the meridians, boost self-esteen, and self-confidence. Hematite gets its name from Latin meaning "blood stone".
Healing Properties: Grounding, Stability Stone Qualities: Grounding, manifestation, focus
Chakras: Root (1st)
Zodiac: Aries and Aquarius