Crystal Select: Hematite

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Hematite crystals have an excellent grounding and balancing energy, as well as being a powerful aid to stimulate the mind.

They enhance memory and evoke deep thought. They have a highly protective energy and are good to help women who lack courage.

If you desire to stimulate your mind for higher learning, they are most helpful, especially in the field of mathematics and technical studies.

They will assist the development of logical thought processes, and help you to reach the highest capacity possible. They will heighten self confidence, will power and self-esteem.

The energy of these stones have a strong physical grounding energy, that vibrates strongly at the base or root chakra, and they are known for their action to provide pain relief.

Where Is It From? Hematite Meaning

It was originally named Haematite, which dated back to antiquity, but the spelling was changed to remove the “a”. This name relates to the Greek word meaning blood.

The meaning of it’s name is due to the fact that it is commonly a deep red color, which closely resembles the color of blood. Its color may also be grayish black, brownish, orangey red or have a silvery metallic lustre.

Hematite has been found in a large number of locations, including Africa, Sweden, Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Western Australia, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and the USA.

Many people associate Hematite with the silvery grey colored stones, which are made from ground up, reconstituted stone. Naturally occuring Hematite crystals like the one pictured below are less common and they may be tabular in form or may occur as rosettes.

Source – HealingCrystals 

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