Hematite is called the "stone for the mind" because it stimulates concentration, enhances memory, and evokes deep thought. They are one of many stones to have a highly protective energy and are also good to help women who lack courage.
Hematite can heighten self confidence, will power and self-esteem. Hematite stones have a strong grounding energy, that work well with the root chakra. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.
Some people use this stone to help with battling addictions, compulsions, or other forms of overindulgence.
Hematite utilizes the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body. This provides a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system. It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.