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Properties of HEMATITE

Hematite is known as the "stone of the mind" and is believed to enhance mental clarity, focus, and concentration. It is also said to promote balance and stability in both the physical and emotional body, making it a valuable tool for those seeking to promote overall health and wellness


`Iron ran through his
veins, and when he bled, it wept like silver coursing down the mountains, and
thus the world was blessed with glorious metal.`

Hematite Is also known as `the Bloodstone` of gemstones, as it has a  reddish-brown appearance in its natural form. This is due to the high iron content within this crystal, but once polished, hematite gains a beautiful shiny metallic surface. This gemstone is a common iron oxide compound with the formula, Fe2O3, which means it is composed of 2 molecules of iron and 3 molecules of oxygen.

The name hematite derives from the Greek word Haimatites lithos, which means Blood red stone. In ancient Rome, hematite was widely traded for use in jewellery and fashion. The darker stones were more
sort after. 

Hematite properties are linked with the root chakra and falls under the earth element, which shows why it is so balancing and stabilising. It also aids in absorbing negative and toxic emotions to help you keep centred and grounded. This spiritual gemstone helps the wearer use their mind before muscle, bringing intelligence and wit to the battlefield. It also aids in absorbing negative and toxic emotions to help you keep centred and grounded. 

Hematite is ruled by the planet Mars ( the god of war). Because of this, it is beneficial in helping you find strength in a more focused, grounded manner. Due to its high iron content, hematite is used in crystal healing to help aid blood disorders and circulatory issues. The high
Iron content in hematite protects against negativity,  preventing you from absorbing other people's negativity.


  • Grounding 
  • Intelligence 
  •  Supports focus and strength 
  •  Blocks negativity and toxic energy 
  • Heals and cleanses 
  • Supports emotional balance 
  • Aids the circulatory system


Colours: Redish in its natural form dark silver after polished 

Birthstone: February 

Planet: Mars

Associated Chakras: Root charka (1st) 

Zodiac Signs correspondence: Aquarius, 

Spiritual Elements correspondences: Earth

Origins: North and south USA, England,
Switzerland, Italy, India, Morroco and south Africa.

Hematite is also known as `the Blood  Stone`, but
it's not to get confused with `bloodstone`, which is a different gemstone