The Healing Power of Hematite
The following information is taken from writings and reports by others. I cannot vouch for the validity of this information. Use it as entertainment or check it out yourself and let us know. (insert link to email with subject: Hematite Testimonial). We are not suggesting that you use Hematite in any way that is harmful. It has been suggested by the literature to NOT take Hematite in any form internally.
The vibratory power of stones, considered precious or otherwise, was held in high esteem by the ancient Magi, Alchemists, Kabalists, Astrologers, Egyptian Priests, Healers and Shamans. Here is what the ancients and others have written about the properties of Hematite.Emotional Properties
Emotional Properties back to top
Male Love Stone
Assists in creating peaceful, loving, kind relationships
Egyptians used also to calm hysteria and anxiety
Physical Properties back to top
Good for sore throats and kidneys and decreases inflammation while it draws out fever
Helps heal tumors and anemia
Spleen and blood cleanse
Regroups after jet lag, stress, birth, anesthesia
Supports kidney’s blood-cleansing function
Aid in tissue regeneration
Used by Galen for inflamed eyelids and headaches and Pliny for blood disorders
In the Middle Ages Hematite was used for tumors and inflammation of the eyelids
Reduce pain and to increase electromagnetic circulation
Balance the meridians
Activates spleen, increases resistance to stress
Helps circulate oxygen throughout body
Strengthens physical and etheric bodies
Yang in nature
Mental/Psychological Properties back to top
Better memory (helps with studying and working with details)
Enhances focus and concentration
When scattered, bring back to more centered awareness
Will power, reliability, courage, confidence, boldness, optimism, trust, balance and stability
Bolsters low self-esteem
Spiritual Properties back to top
One of the most grounding of all stones (root chakra). Used as a meditative stone, Hematite grounds information through the crown chakra and energies from other realities into this physical reality.
Dissolves negative energy
Helps us adjust to being physical
Used for astral projection
Hematite forms a reflective shield around the wearer, letting negativity bounce off and return to the sender. Wearers should remember however, that their own negativity will be reflected to them if they are its source.
The "anti-stress stone", Hematite reflects back negative energies to the sender. Hematite dissolves the issues when one meets with confrontation.
Helps you to clearly see truly within yourself and others
Long been associated with psychic awareness
Practical Matters back to top
Azchalias asserted that Hematite, when used as a talisman, procured for the wearer a favorable hearing of petitions addressed to kings and a fortunate issue of lawsuits and judgments.
Excerpt on hematite from Scott Cunningham’s book back to top
The following is an excerpt from Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic by Scott Cunningham INSERT URL TO BARNES AND NOBEL REVIEW ON BOOK
FOLK NAME: Volcano Spit
POWERS: Healing, Grounding, Divination
MAGICAL/RITUAL LORE: Hematite is a strange stone. It is heavy, solid, and silvery black. Its name alone is something of a mystery. To ancients, Hematite was what we now know as bloodstone, so virtually all magical information relating to "Hematite" in old books refers to bloodstone. This Hematite, though, when worked on a lapidary wheel, "bleeds" and produces stains that look much like blood.
Hematite is a fine, showy stone. In Italy and elsewhere, it is fashioned into necklaces which
are sold as "volcano spit." Magical information relating to this stone is scarce.
Hematite possesses the curious property of "healing" itself. Make a small scratch on the
surface of the stone, then rub your finger over it. The scratch may disappear.
MAGICAL USES: Hematite is said to be powerful in drawing illness from the body. As with all stones, it is held in the hands while visualizing, then placed on the skin directly over the afflicted area. A necklace of small stones can also be worn for healing.
Hematite is worn for grounding and stabilizing purposes, and to focus the attention on the
A scrying: In a darkened room, light a red candle. Settle before it and hold a large piece
of Hematite so that the candle's flame is reflected on it. Gaze at the reflection and
visualize a question. The answer will come to you.