Hematite is a stone that was often worn by soldiers to protect themselves when they went into battle. It is often used to heal the anger and hurt felt by those who were warriors in previous lives, supporting those who face a karmic battle in the present life.

This stone can also enhance personal magnetism and is often worn by timid women, promoting a healthy self-esteem. It’s often used to make the study of mathematics and technical subjects easier and aid in legal situations, which is why it’s often called The Stone of Lawyers.

Worn on the right in right-handed people, Hematite can shut down metaphysical awareness. On the left, it allows metaphysical faculties to remain open. It can promote willpower as well as courage.

Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Purposes

On a physical level, Hematite is great for people who suffer from compulsion, addictions, overeating, smoking habits, overindulgence, stress, and hysteria.

It’s good for reducing inflammation and it’s often worn by people who suffer from circulatory problems, nervous disorders, insomnia, leg cramps, anemia, kidney issues, and Reynaud’s disease.

Hematite promotes the formation of the blood cells, the regeneration of tissue, and the absorption of iron. It helps regulate blood and is an excellent booster for the memory. This stone is great for people who suffer from fractures, severe menstrual flooding, or are suffering from a hemorrhage or misalignment of the spine.

It’s essential to mention that Hematite should not be used where inflammation is present, or for long periods of times.

Emotionally, this stone can enhance survival abilities and help access the subconscious mind, drawing attention to unfulfilled desires that drive your life. It will help in coming to terms with mistakes as learning experiences, it helps face the shadow side of the user’s personality.

On a spiritual level, Hematite is used to harmonize the mind, body and spirit. It’s a grounding stone that removes excess energy and separates the emotions from those of other people, so it’s great for empaths.

It’s often used during out-of-body journeying, this stone protects the soul and guides it back to into the body. Hematite also protects the aura, balances meridians, dissolves negativity, and redresses yin imbalances.

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